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Linux: Network Configuration

Networking is a fundamental service on a Linux system. Though Linux is widespread, there are many methods of configuring network settings. In this course, instructor Scott Simpson demonstrates how to configure network settings on systems running a variety of Linux distributions. He goes over networking configuration basics like configuration management tools and network interfaces. Scott covers manual network configuration tools, such as ifconfig, the ip command, DHCP, and more. He explains how to configure networks using ifupdown, NetworkManager, Netplan, and systemd-networkd. Plus, Scott dives into hostnames, firewall configuration, and monitoring network port activity.

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