Learn and practice essential Linux system administration tasks. This course is not specific to a particular Linux distribution and presents information about using Linux in a commercial environment.The course begins with an overview of system administration and surveys the Linux documentation. Basic user administration tasks are covered. The structure of the Linux file system is covered in detail, and advanced file system concepts are discussed. Disk management is covered, and Linux archiving utilities are surveyed. Processes are covered in detail. Job scheduling and system startup/shutdown are discussed. Linux system security is covered in detail. Tips are presented for performance tuning of Linux systems. Networking is covered, including TCP/IP configuration. The print system is covered. Software installation is discussed, including the use of packages. The use of Linux as a server is covered, including using the Apache web server.
Students should have taken Linux Fundamentals or the equivalent, and have some system administration experience.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
System Administrators who want to gain practical, hands-on Linux administration training.
Learn the basic principles of Linux system administration::Gain an understanding Linux security::Learn how to configure networks in Linux::Learn how to employ Linux as a server::Overview of System Administration::User Administration::File System and Files::Advanced File System concepts::Disk Management::Archiving Files::Linux Processes::Job Scheduling::System Startup and Shutdown::Performance Monitoring and Tuning::Networking Fundamentals::Configuring TCP/IP::Network Services::Sharing Filesystems::Linux System Security::Package Management::Server Configuration and Management