UNIX System Administration

This course introduces Linux and UNIX users to the tasks needed to administer their own system. The course begins with administering user accounts and groups, then moves into file, file system, and disk management. Various archiving commands are shown along with backup strategies. Students will learn about process and job scheduling as well as startup and shutdown procedures. The course finishes with security, system tuning, and networking topics. Generic system administration concepts are covered and related to specific vendors systems.
Students should possess the fundamentals of UNIX, and some system administration experience is recommended.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for UNIX administrators and anyone involved with the UNIX System V, Release 4 operating system.
  • Overview of System Administration
  • User Administration
  • File System Basics
  • Advanced File System Concepts
  • Disk Management
  • Backups
  • UNIX Processes
  • System Startup and Shutdown
  • UNIX System Security
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • IP Addressing
  • Configuring TCP/IP
  • The LP Print Service
  • Network Utilities
  • Kernel Reconfiguration
  • Overview of NIS

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