LOOK Systems Training

Linux System Administration


This two day course is designed for System Administrators of a Linux based computer system hosting applications accessed via PCs/workstations on a Local Area Network. Students should have a basic knowledge of PCs, DOS, Windows and some exposure to a version of Linux or UNIX.

This course provides an understanding of the components of the Linux computer system, covering the key areas of Systems Administration.

Using a hands-on approach, the course shows the student how to use the various commands, procedures and tools used to maintain the system. At the end of the course the students will have an understanding of the activities involved in configuring and managing the computer system.

Day 1

Development of UNIX and Linux

Operating System Fundamentals

The Structure of Linux

The Linux Kernel

Linux Devices and Kernel Modules

Processes and Process Control

System Administration Activities

System Administration Tools

Managing Users, Passwords and Groups

Managing Disk Devices

Day 2

Cron scheduled tasks

Files and File Systems

File Permissions

System Files

Networking Basics

Network Configuration

Managing Network Services

Managing Printer Sub-Systems

Print Control Commands

System Security

System Shutdown and Startup


550 + V.A.T per person