Unix Administration 4 Day
To attend this course you must have a good command line knowledge of Linux or Unix. This course assumes you have lready have an installed Unix system, but need to configure it, understand its current set up, or modify it.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
You should attend if you already have an existing Unix system that needs to be configured, modified or generally understand the administration of the Unix systems to a technical level.
The course work is based around a 50/50 approach to lecture and hands on giving the attendee the chance to set up their own Unix system and network.
A Unix/Linux Fundamentals course and 3 - 6 months solid hands on use of Unix/Linux. Alternatively if you have 2 or more years of Unix/Linux hands on or are converting from Unix to Linux this is acceptable.
DURATION: 4 DAYS
PRICE: Call for latest
1st Day: Start 9:30am - Finish
Overview of Systems Administration
Unix history, responsibilities, working as root, getting help, useful administrator commands, system administration tools.
Create, modify and delete user accounts, set up special accounts, and default attributes.
File Systems Basics
File system tour, files and directories, special files, links, permissions and file system size monitoring and partitioning.
Advanced ile System Concepts
What is a file system, types, the virtual file system and its workings, logical volume management.. This is a concepts chapter.
Creating file systems, making file systems visible, expanding file systems and logical volume manager, checking and repairing file systems.
Terminology and conepts, listing and identifying processes, /proc and job scheduling.
Start Up & Shutdown
The start up process, files and directories involved, modifying start up, debugging start up, shutting down a Unix system.
Unix System Security
Dealing with local/internal system security, how to secure your network connections using TCP wrappers and iptables.
Performance Monitoring & Tuning
Why, what and when of monitoring, tools supplied as standard, file system tuning, swap management and kernel tuning.
IP addressing and netmasks, routing, host configuration, DNS and useful networking commands for debugging.
Understanding the configuration files, ifconfig, internet services daemon, network start up, monitoring and debugging.
Installing, updating and indentifying software, patching the Unix system.
Perform generic backups of data or critical files on your Unix system using basic generic tools.