CPO500 - Red Hat Academy Exam Preparation

Fall - 2020

Subject Title Red Hat Academy Exam Preparation

Subject Description ?

In this course students will learn foundational Linux concepts and skills.  Students will apply command line concepts to work productively in a Linux environment.  This course and its successor (INSERT COURSE CODE HERE), delivered in partnership with the RedHat Academy, are intended to prepare the student to write the RedHat Certified System Administrator exam.

Credit Status 1 credit

Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


  • Operate a Linux system through the command line interface to efficiently interact with the system and the resources it provides.
  • Modify network interface configuration to maintain connectivity to network services.
  • Interpret instructions for other administrators and non-technical staff to determine system,  network, and organizational requirements.
  • Analyze system log files to troubleshoot events on a Linux system.
  • Manage system service to control system/service availability.
  • Employ local system accounts to provide controlled access to a Linux system.
  • Manipulate Linux processes to evaluate and control events occurring on the system

Essential Employability Skills
    •  Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
    •  Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
    •  Execute mathematical operations accurately.
    •  Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
    •  Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
    •  Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
    •  Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
    •  Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Last revision date: Jul 13, 2020 8:10:20 AM
Last review date: Jul 13, 2020 8:10:20 AM