The course Linux Administration is a hands-on introduction to the administration of the Linux operating system. Aimed at relative beginners (in Linux), this course provides a foundation, for students wishing to become full-time Linux system administrators, by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise-level tools. These concepts are further developed in the follow-on courses.
The course is hands-on and you will be provided with full course notes, virtual machines (Debian and CentOS) and instructions how to install and use them during the training.
A link to the video recoding of the lecturer’s screen will be sent to you after each session.
- Introduction to GNU/Linux distributions
- Getting help (man, whatis, apropos)
- Basic commands and key parameters (pwd, cd, cp, mv, rm)
- Managing file access for users and groups (chmod)
- Creating soft and hard links (ln)
- Advanced shell techniques (shortcuts, terminals, history)
- Redirecting standard input/output streams
- Pipes between commands
- Executing multiple commands
- Executing commands in background
- Filtering commands’ output with regular expressions (grep)
- Package management tools (apt, yum)
- Installing software from source packages
This course is for students on the path to becoming a Linux system administrators.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous operating system administration experience will be very beneficial.
Duration and Training Formats
The overall duration of the course is 10 hours
- At your site
- Live on-line instructor-led
- Public classes