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IT-O 201 - UNIX/Linux - Administration-Fundamentals

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
IT-O 201 05 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 23 January 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 20 February 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 20 March 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 17 April 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 12 June 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 10 July 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 07 August 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 04 September 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 02 October 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 27 November 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
IT-O 201 25 December 2021 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

UNIX Administration course will provide the delegates with transferable skills, and – equally important – will give them appreciation of working in a multi-vendor UNIX environment. The course concentrates on the common philosophy and approach to administering UNIX whilst looking at some specific areas of particular systems. 

Course Objectives

  • Using responsibly the privileges of UNIX administrative user, the 'superuser'
  • Identifying system requirements and software installation issues
  • Making effective use of system logs and diagnostic tools
  • Analysing hard disk partitioning/slicing and creating file systems
  • Altering and customise the start-up sequence of a UNIX system
  • Managing the UNIX file system, file and directory attributes
  • Adding and deleting users whilst implementing the security principles and techniques
  • Backing up and restore portions of the file system using various tools and methods
  • Setting up and administer the UNIX printing service
  • Setting up file sharing among systems using NFS and use common TCP/IP utilities
  • Creating automated task scheduling

Who Should Attend?

  • UNIX professional
  • User and application support specialists
  • Software developers and those working toward becoming an effective system
  • Network or database administrator on the UNIX platform
  • Anyone who deal directly or indirectly with UNIX system 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Course introduction
  • Preamble to UNIX Administration
  • UNIX system administration issues and goals
  • Working as root
  • System administration shells
  • Mounting disks with mount
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting filesystems
  • Filesystem utilities
  • Storage Management
  • Overview of disk partitioning
  • Using fdisk to create physical partitions
  • LVM structure

Day 2

  • On-line help and resources
  • OS Installation and Software Management
  • Preparing for installation
  • Installation methods and sources
  • Identify software release
  • Manipulating software packages

Day 3

  •  Applying software patches
  • UNIX Devices
  • The /dev directory; logical and physical device names
  • Major and minor device numbers and device naming conventions
  • Block and character devices
  • Removable media

Day 4

  •  Disk slicing information
  • Exploring and configuring hardware
  • Files and Directories
  • Directory structure: file system concepts, inodes and links
  • Permission bits and access control, including SUID, SGID and sticky bit
  • Configuring 'shared group' directory attributes
  • Introduction to ACL (Access Control List)
  • Processes
  • Processes & daemons
  • Processes interrogation tools (e.g. ps, top)
  • Communicating with processes: signals and traps
  • Postponing tasks with at and batch
  • Long term scheduling with crontab
  • Monitoring and Logging
  • What to monitor & why
  • Auditing and logging
  • Basic UNIX log files
  • Simple touch, tail, tail -f, grep for working with logs
  • Syslog daemon; rotating logs
  • Generic Startup and Shutdown
  • Bootstrap procedure
  • Single and multi-user run levels
  • System startup files (rc files)
  • The init process and the /etc/inittab file
  • Clean shutdown procedure
  • Filesystems
  • Disk terminology
  • File system overview: structure and types
  • Making filesystem with mkfs command

Day 5

  •  Creating, formatting and mounting logical volumes
  • User Accounts
  • Requirements for a user account
  • Main configuration files
  • Managing user accounts
  • Adding, modifying and deleting users with useradd, usermod and userdel
  • Managing passwords with passwd
  • Secure User Considerations
  • User types and their accounts
  • The sudo utility
  • Testing account usage and activity: lastlog, last, lastb
  • Additional user security files: securetty, usertty
  • TCP/IP Networking
  • The TCP/IP protocol suite: protocols and services
  • Basic TCP/IP configuration
  • IP, netmask and broadcast addresses, hostname
  • TCP/IP daemons and configuration files: inetd and /etc/inetd.conf
  • inetd under SMF
  • DFS concepts
  • Setting up NFS
  • Mounting and sharing NFS directories
  • Security issues
  • Appendix: Sharing with Samba
  • Backup and Restore
  • Why have backups; backup terminology and media
  • Tape device names
  • Using mt to manipulate tapes
  • Backup utilities
  • Compression tools
  • Printing
  • Print spooler model
  • Adding printers
  • Enabling and disabling printers
  • Network printing