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Linux Jumpstart for UNIX System Administrators (LX15G)

Linux Jumpstart for UNIX System Administrators (LX15G)

Overview

Duration : 4 Days

Learn how to transfer your generic UNIX system administration skills to the administration of Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or SUSE Linux.

This course includes lab exercises to reinforce what was taught in lecture. This course helps the student to prepare for the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Certification.

Objectives

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the history of Linux
  • Perform a network and automatic installation
  • Use Linux online documentation
  • Understand and manipulate Linux startup and shutdown flow
  • Identify system administration tools
  • Identify and use utilities to install and update software packages
  • Identify and use common Linux block devices
  • Describe, create, and use Linux filesystems
  • Create and manage Linux users and groups
  • Learn common troubleshooting methods
  • Describe and use memory management utilities
  • Describe and configure virtualization using Xen

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Linux
  • Exercise 1 - Introduction to Linux
  • Unit 2 - Installing Linux
  • Exercise 2 - Installing Linux
  • Unit 3 - Linux documentation
  • Exercise 3 - Linux documentation
  • Unit 4 - Startup and shutdown
  • Exercise 4 - Startup and shutdown

 

Day 2

  • Unit 5 - System administration tools
  • Exercise 5 - System administration tools
  • Unit 6 - Package management
  • Exercise 6 - Package management
  • Unit 7 - X Window system
  • Exercise 7 - X Window system
  • Unit 8 - User administration
  • Exercise 8 - User administration

 

Day 3

  • Unit 9 - Block devices, RAID, LVM
  • Exercise 9 - Block devices, RAID, LVM
  • Unit 10 - Filesystems
  • Exercise 10 - File systems
  • Unit 11 - Kernel configuration
  • Exercise 11 - Kernel configuration
  • Unit 12 - Memory management
  • Exercise 12 - Memory management

 

Day 4

  • Unit 13 - Virtualization
  • Exercise 13 - Virtualization
  • Unit 14 - Troubleshooting
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Prerequisites

  • Experience as a UNIX system administrator
  • Experience as a UNIX TCP/IP network administrator, including TCP/IP configuration, routing, and networking software, such as Domain Name System (DNS), Network File System (NFS), and Network Information Service (NIS)
  • or equivalent experience
Course ID:
LX15G


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