This course introduces Linux command line system administration to users who have completed a basic Linux, UNIX, or IRIX class. Topics include installation, RPM, user account management, partitioning disks, filesystem management, run levels, system and user processes, syslog-ng, basic system accounting, and cron and at. Lab exercises are included to prepare students for the actual work environment.
Experienced Linux users who wish to administer systems
Introduction to Linux course to obtain Linux user-level training, or equivalent experience
The standard classroom course provides an instructor-led classroom environment at one of our training centers and direct access to lab equipment.
This course is part of the Accreditation for Continued Excellence (ACE) program. An optional ACE examination is offered during the afternoon of the last day of class. The examination period follows the completion of the standard coursework.
There is no additional charge to take this examination on the last day of class. If you wait to take the examination at a later time, an examination charge will be accessed per the conditions of the ACE program.
If you plan to take the examination on the last day of class, ensure that your travel arrangements allow for up to two (2) hours in the afternoon to complete the examination.