About our course
Course is totally
free of charge
course lasts 5 months
Graduates will get
Our Linux & Network Administration course is free of charge and lasts 5 months. The enrolment process includes an entrance test and an interview.
No previous IT educational background or experience is necessary. You need to be prepared to spend 4-5 hours a week on classroom sessions (theory and practice) and not less than 10-15 hours a week on self-study.
Read the “Questions and Answers” section for more detailed information about the course.
Students who are enrolled in the course automatically receive
✅ access to our distance learning system,
✅ all materials on the topics (videos, presentations, quick instructions),
✅ class-room sessions twice a week for each group,
✅ practical tasks,
✅ feedback on your homework and answers to any questions,
✅online support provided by two teachers and two assistants.
46 classroom sessions
100+ hours of
30 lab work &
4 quizzes, 4 mash-ups in the of each module
Why Choose Us?☝️
✅The PortaOne Education Center was founded in 2008. So it’s over 13 years of successful educational work.
✅More than nine hundred and fifty students have received IT qualifications through our courses.
✅Lots of success stories and encouraging examples of growth. You can read the stories of our graduates by clicking here.
Course instructors and mentors
Our Education Manager has been teaching at the PortaOne Education Center since 2008 when the project was launched. Over 300 students have graduated from the Education Center under his mentorship, 149 of them became PortaOne colleagues.
Roma joined the company in 2012. Since then more than two hundred students have successfully completed their studies, 78 of whom became part of the PortaOne team.
He is a teaching assistant who prepares and reviews materials for classes, helps students with practical assignments, answers questions that arise during the learning process
He is a teaching assistant who participates in interactive sessions with students and helps them in solving any practical problems.
✔ computer and operating systems (architecture, components)
✔ command line, Bash shell, selection parameters, command attributes and keys, basic cat, tail utilities
✔ utilities cat, tail,
✔ file systems (fdisk, tune2fs, mount),
✔ files, directories and archives (file, grep, gzip, bzip2, tar),
✔ processes (lsof, strace, ps, pstree, top) and inter-processor communication (system visions, input/output streams, channels)
✔ user, super-user, access rights
✔ screen utilities and session control
✔ installing and updating the software (repositories, yum, rpm)
✔ system utilities (Systemctl, Cron)
✔ Functionality of IP networks
✔ The OSI model and the TCP/IP protocol stack
✔ Data transmission levels in the network – physical, channel, network transport and application
✔ Protocols ARP, IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, FTP, SFTP, SSH, HTTP, DNS
✔ Utilities: ip, tcpdump, traceroute, nmap, nc, netstat, ss
✔ Addressing and routing in IP environments
✔ File transfer and remote work with the server
✔ Network modeling in Packet Tracer and traffic analyzer – Wireshark
✔ Security in the network – iptables
✔ Installing and working with Percona MySQL DBMS
✔ Setting up MySQL, basic SQL records, data backup
✔ Work with users and useful programs
✔ Maintenance of replication
Web server application Module
✔ Installing and configuring the Apache Web server
✔ Optimization of the server speed
✔ Installation and setup of virtual hosts
✔ Encryption: HTTPS and SSL certificates
✔ Operation of the LAMP stack
Module Technical troubleshooting
✔ Finding and solving problems with the server settings
✔ Diagnostic tools for server speed
✔ Optimizing server speed