About this Course
This course is dedicated to the main questions of Linux-system administering, beginning from the usage of elementary users’ commands and ending with the nontrivial questions about system accompaniment. Conditionally it can be divided into two parts: 1st part – Linux/Unix system usage, and 2nd part – Linux-system administering. System administrator main tools such as command shell, editor vi, programs for work with the files, processes, symbol flows and some other, are examined in the first part. System, its main elements, purpose and usage are described in the second part.
System administrators, who perform installation and support functions for servers and workstations based on Linux-systems.
At Course Completion
After completing the course, you will know:

  • How is the operating system established
  • What is the purpose of Linux OS component parts and how to use them for solving the specific problems
  • In what way the functionality of the system is provided
  • After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Basic file management operations
  • Implement permissions control
  • Perform file system mounts
  • Create and edit files using the vi text editor
  • Effective use of the command shell
  • Create and customize command shell scripts
  • Use Linux utilites
  • Optimally allocate system performance
  • Perform process management
  • Implement specific operations with files and file system
  • Automate the tasks of system administration
  • Install OS Linux
  • Recovery system
  • Set up and configure the system
  • Install software from of RPM-packages and archives source program
  • Manage system boot process, configure a loader and run levels
  • Implement OS Kernel configuration and compilation
  • Configure system for specified hardware
  • Perform configuration of system services: schedule launch, running processes on a schedule, logging system
  • Prerequisites

  • a basic knowledge of hardware (computer architecture)
  • a basic programming skills
  • a basic knowledge of English (level for command)
  • Length
    5 Days
    Document received at the end of the course
    Certificate of completion
    developed by Education Center
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    Course Details

    Course Outline
    The course provides basic information about Linux system administration. Study the tools which are necessary for the proper use and maintenance of the system.

  • The basic concepts of OS Linux
  • Work with the system documentation. Man, info systems and programs documentation. Man, apropos, whatis programs
  • Files, directories, working with files. Cp, mv, rm, ln, ls programs and others
  • Access permissions to files and directories. Chmod, cown, chgrp programs
  • User accounts in Linux. The structure of user accounts. Creating, deleting, and modifying the properties of user accounts. Useradd, deluser, groupadd, whoami, id, logname, who, users, tty
  • Text editor Vi. Editing Files with Vi. Command line commands. Open/save a file. Insert text from a file. Working with group of lines. Search and replace.
  • Command shell bash. Autocomplete. Command history. Command line capabilities. Shell and environment variables. Scripting. Administration tasks automation.
  • Text processing programs. Search programs File.
  • Installing OS linux. Disk space segmentation and file systems selection.
  • Management Disk Partitions. Fdisk, cfdisk, sfdisk, fsck, mkfs programs
  • Managing software. Installing, uninstalling, and updating software. apt-get / yum, dpkg / rpm programs
  • OS kernel. Stages of installation OS kernel: obtaining, extracting, patch applying, configuring, building, installing.
  • System boot process. Stages of system booting. Boot loaders. Init program. Run levels.
  • Non network services. System services managing. Adding / deleting service load. Power on / off / restart services.
  • System logs. Syslog program. Syslog configuring. Description of routing in a file syslog.conf
  • Scheduling of administrative tasks. Cron и anacron programs. Schedule tables.
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