- Google Cloud via Coursera
- 31 hours of effort required
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- ★★★★★ (7,787 Ratings)
Here you will be taught to utilize best practices for choosing hardware, vendors, and services for the organization you work for. You will understand how the most common infrastructure services can keep an organization running. Next, you will learn to manage infrastructure servers and how to make the most of the cloud for your organization. Similarly, you will also learn to manage an organization’s computers and users using the directory services active directory, and OpenLDAP. After that, you will be taught how you can choose and manage the tools that your organization will use and more.
What is System Administration?
Welcome to the System Administration course of the IT Support Professional Certificate! In the first week of this course, we will cover the basics of system administration. We’ll cover organizational policies, IT infrastructure services, user and hardware provisioning, routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and managing potential issues. By the end of this module, you will understand the roles and responsibilities of a System Administrator. So let’s get started!
Network and Infrastructure Services
In the second week of this course, we’ll learn about network and infrastructure services. We will cover what IT infrastructure services are and what their role is in system administration. We’ll also learn about server operating systems, virtualization, network services, DNS for web services, and how to troubleshoot network services. By the end of this module, you will know the most common IT infrastructure services you’ll encounter when handling system administration tasks.
Software and Platform Services
In the third week of this course, we’ll explore software and platform services. We’ll cover what types of software and platform services you may encounter in a tech role and how to manage them. We’ll learn how to configure email services, security services, file services, print services, and platform services. We’ll explore ways to troubleshoot platform services and common issues to look out for. By the end of this module, you’ll understand how to setup and manage the IT infrastructure services to help a business stay productive, keep information secure, and deliver applications to its users.
In the fourth week of this course, we’ll learn about directory services. Specifically, we’ll cover how two of the most popular directory services, Active Directory and OpenLDAP, work in action. We’ll explore the concept of centralized management and how this can help SysAdmins maintain and support all the different parts of an IT infrastructure. By the end of this module, you will know how to add users, passwords, and use group policies in Active Directory and OpenLDAP.
- Google via Coursera
- 18 hours of effort required
- 41,894+ already enrolled!
- ★★★★★ (1,907 Ratings)
- Google Training via Coursera
- 29 hours of effort required
- 81,717+ already enrolled!
- ★★★★★ (6,784 Ratings)
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