Course Code: LX03G

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IBM : Linux System Administration


Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/ibm/operating_systems/lx03g.html

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

Pre-Requisites

You should have:

  • Attended IBM Linux course Linux Basics and Installation (LX020)
  • Practical experience in running Linux as a user
    • 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 kernel configuration
      • Exercise 7: Kernel services and kernel configuration
      • Unit 8: Device management
      • Exercise 8: Device management

      Day 3

      • Unit 9: Disk management, RAID, and LVM
      • Exercise 9: Disk management, LVM, and RAID
      • Unit 10: File systems and file system quota
      • Exercise 10: File systems
      • Unit 11: Memory management
      • Exercise 11: Memory management

      Day 4

      • Unit 12: Scheduling
      • Exercise 12: Scheduling
      • Unit 13: Backup and restore
      • Exercise 13: Backup and restore
      • Unit 14: User administration
      • Exercise 14: User administration
      • Unit 15: User-level security
      • Exercise 15: User-level security

      Day 5

      • Unit 16: Troubleshooting
      • Exercise 16: Troubleshooting
      • Optional units and exercises
      • 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

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