Data Deliverance Courseware

Linux Administration Part 1

This three day course provides the opportunity to install the Linux operating system on both Sparc and PC systems, and to learn the skills necessary to successfully configure non-network system services, and to manage the system on a day-to-day basis. It will cover the installation of the Redhat Linux distribution, and allow the attendee to assess the content and extent of Linux's administration capabilities. Notes on other versions of Linux such as SuSE are also included in some areas. Network Administration issues are covered on the Linux System Administration (Part 2) course.

Experience of Linux, Solaris or UNIX® similar to the level described in the Introduction to Linux course or Linux for Users/Administrators course.

Course Objective
To be able to build the Linux Redhat system on both SPARC and Intel platforms, and successfully carry out day-to-day administration duties such as User management, File System maintenance, backups, adding disks, etc.

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3 days

Instructor-led course, with many practical computer-based exercises.

Course Outline
Hardware and Software Requirements
A machine running Linux for each student. Red Hat version is preferable. One or more printers should be provided for the classroom, to be shared by the students. Tape drives should be available - preferably one per student.