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Unix Administration          

Duration: 5 days

Description 
This class is designed for attendees needing to become Unix administrators or needing to acquire in-depth Linux administration skills. This class will cover installation, filesystem management, system initialization, services, user management, network management, system administration tools, managing partitions, managing startup, security management, configuring the kernel, Unix utilities, managing the X Window system and troubleshooting.

Topics

  • Installation
  • Filesystem Device Nodes
  • Hotswappable Bus Support
  • Block Devices and Filesystem Schemes
  • Partitioning Hard Drives
  • Configuring Software RAID at Installation
  • Configuring Flexible Filesystems with LVM
  • Network Setup
  • Firewall Setup
  • Post-Install Configuration
  • Partition management
  • Filesystem Basics
  • Filesystem
  • Mount options and configuration
  • Unmounting Filesystems
  • The Auto-Mounter
  • Swap partitions
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Adding a Drive
  • BIOS Initialization
  • The Boot Process
  • Kernel Initialization
  • init Initialization
  • Run levels
  • Daemon Processes
  • The rc.sysinit Script
  • System V run levels
  • The rc.local Script
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Startup and shutdown processes
  • Controlling Services
  • Managing Users
  • Adding and Modifying User Accounts
  • Password Management
  • NIS Configuration
  • Group Administration
  • File Security
  • File Permissions
  • SUID / SGID Executables
  • The Sticky Bit and Setgid Access Mode
  • User Private Groups
  • Filesystem Management
  • Network Management
  • Bringing Network Interfaces Up and Down
  • Configuration Utilities
  • Multiple NICs
  • Binding Multiple IP Addresses
  • DHCP/BOOTP
  • Networking basics
  • DNS Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Print Management
  • CUPS Queue Management
  • Using at and cron
  • crontab files
  • Using tmpwatch
  • Managing System Logs
  • The whatis Database
  • System Monitoring and Process Control
  • Backups
  • The RPM Package Manager
  • RPM Queries and Verification
  • RPM Utilities and Features
  • Network Management
  • Remote Administration
  • Starting the Boot Process
  • Kernel Modules and Their Configuration
  • The /proc filesystem
  • /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
  • Working with LVM
  • The X Protocol
  • X Security
  • Window Managers
  • Display Managers
  • X Server Configuration
  • The X Font Server
  • Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
  • Troubleshooting X
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Recovery Run-levels
  • Boot Floppies
  • Rescue Environment Details

Prerequisites

  • Attendees must have a solid understanding of UNIX fundamentals.


 
 
 

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