About this course

Course code TPZL1_LX03
Duration 5 Days

The purpose of this course is to teach experienced Linux users the techniques, methods, and policies used in Linux system administration.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Attended IBM Linux course Linux Basics and Installation (LX020)
  • Practical experience in running Linux as a user

Delegates will learn how to

  • Install Linux from a network install server, setup network install servers, and perform automated installs
  • Manage system and services startup and shutdown
  • Select and use system administration tools when appropriate
  • Configure and manage printers
  • Use packaging tools to create, install, and de-install packages
  • Configure and manage the X Window System and VNC
  • Manage logging
  • Manage kernel services and configure the kernel
  • Manage devices
  • Manage hard disks, partitions, Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), and Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Create and manage file systems and file system quota
  • Perform memory management
  • Use scheduling tools
  • Create and restore backups
  • Perform user administration
  • Apply user-level security
  • Troubleshoot Linux problems

Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Advanced Linux installation
  • Exercise 1: Advanced Linux installation
  • Unit 2: Startup and shutdown
  • Exercise 2: Startup and shutdown
  • Unit 3: System administration tools
  • Exercise 3: System administration tools
  • Unit 4: Package management
  • Exercise 4: Packaging tools

Day 2

  • Unit 5: X Window System and VNC
  • Exercise 5: X Window System and VNC
  • Unit 6: Logging
  • Exercise 6: Logging
  • Unit 7: Kernel services and kernel configuration
  • Exercise 7: Kernel services and kernel configuration
  • Unit 8: Device management
  • Exercise 8: Device management

Day 3

  • Unit 9: Disk management, RAID, and LVM
  • Exercise 9: Disk management, LVM, and RAID
  • Unit 10: File systems and file system quota
  • Exercise 10: File systems
  • Unit 11: Memory management
  • Exercise 11: Memory management

Day 4

  • Unit 12: Scheduling
  • Exercise 12: Scheduling
  • Unit 13: Backup and restore
  • Exercise 13: Backup and restore
  • Unit 14: User administration
  • Exercise 14: User administration
  • Unit 15: User-level security
  • Exercise 15: User-level security

Day 5

  • Unit 16: Troubleshooting
  • Exercise 16: Troubleshooting
  • Optional units and exercises

5 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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