Linux System Administration I: Implementation

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Description

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

Audience

This intermediate course is for experienced Linux users who want to become administrators of one or more Linux servers.

Prerequisites

You should:

  • Attend IBM Linux course Linux Basics and Installation (LX02G) or have equivalent experience
  • Have practical experience in running Linux as a user

Learning Objectives

  • 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

  • Advanced Linux installation
  • Startup and shutdown
  • System administration tools
  • Packaging management
  • X Window System and VNC
  • Logging
  • Kernel Services and Kernel Configuration
  • Device management
  • Disk management, RAID and LVM
  • File systems and File System Quota
  • Memory management
  • Scheduling
  • Backup and restore
  • User administration
  • User-level security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Optional material
  • Physical system management and planning
  • Policies and procedures
  • Kernel compilation