Linux System Administration I - Implementation

Course Details
Code: LX03G
Tuition (USD): $4,350.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$4,350.00 • Virtual (5 days)
Course Details
GSA (USD): $3,404.28 • Classroom (5 days)
$3,404.28 • Virtual (5 days)
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Self-Paced
Linux System Administration I - Implementation (LX03G-WBT)

The purpose of this course is to provide experienced Linux users additional skills that may help them become a capable system admiistrator.

Skills Gained

  • 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
  • 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

Who Can Benefit

The intended audience for this course is experienced Linux users who want to become administrators of one or more Linux servers.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Attended IBM Linux course Linux Basics and Installation (LX020)
  • Practical experience in running Linux as a user

Course Details

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Unit 1: Advanced Linux installation
    • Exercise 1: Advanced Linux installation
  • Unit 2: Startup and shutdown
    • Exercise 2: Startup and shutdown
  • Unit 3: System administration tools
    • Exercise 3: System administration tools
  • Unit 4: Package management
    • Exercise 4: Packaging tools

Day 2

  • Unit 5: X Window System and VNC
    • Exercise 5: X Window System and VNC
  • Unit 6: Logging
    • Exercise 6: Logging
  • Unit 7: Kernel services and device management
    • Exercise 7: Device management

Day 3

  • Unit 8: Disk management, RAID, and LVM
    • Exercise 8: Disk management, LVM, and RAID
  • Unit 9: File systems and file system quota
    • Exercise 9: File systems
  • Unit 10: Memory management
    • Exercise 10: Memory management

Day 4

  • Unit 11: Scheduling
    • Exercise 11: Scheduling
  • Unit 12: Backup and restore
    • Exercise 12: Backup and restore
  • Unit 13: User administration
    • Exercise 13: User administration
  • Unit 14: User-level security
    • Exercise 14: User-level security

Day 5

  • Unit 16: Problem determination
    • Exercise 16: Problem determination
  • Optional units and exercises