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Intermediate UNIX/Linux System Administration - Advanced Concepts & Troubleshooting

Duration: 4 days

 

Develop the skills to effectively implement, support, and administer a UNIX system. Learn troubleshooting on a live Unix system.

 

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Course Description:

 

Advanced Concepts and Troubleshooting is an Intermediate Administration class. It intended for UNIX administrators who have some experience but want to verify and improve their administration skills.

 

Students will be provided with an in depth examination of key concepts in Unix implementation, support and administration. The course incorporates the Disaster Lab - an opportunity to learn trouble-shooting on a live Unix system.

 

You will cover

  • Unix security: theory, precautions, techniques

  • File system internals and implementation

  • File system geography: configuring the Unix file system for maximum efficiency

  • Introduction to operating system internals

  • Process management in the multi-tasking environment

  • Supporting terminals, printers and other devices

  • System startup and shutdown

  • Introduction to performance tuning and kernel configuration

  • Software development with and for Unix

  • Administration techniques and tools

  • Discussion of advanced support and administration scenarios

Who Needs to Attend:

 

Technical personnel who have responsibility for installing, operating, administering or managing a Unix system. Technical support staff, programmers, and software developers will all benefit.

 

Prerequisites:

 

Introduction to Unix, or equivalent experience. Introduction to Shell Programming, or equivalent experience, is recommended.

 

Course Content:

  • Unix security: theory, precautions, techniques

  • File system internals and implementation

  • File system geography: configuring the Unix file system for maximum efficiency

  • Introduction to operating system internals

  • Process management in the multi-tasking environment

  • Supporting terminals, printers and other devices

  • System startup and shutdown

  • Introduction to performance tuning and kernel configuration

  • Software development with and for Unix

  • Administration techniques and tools

  • Discussion of advanced support and administration scenarios