Administration of Linux System Training Course

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This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Knowledge of any Unix-like

Overview Overview

  • How to administer the system?
  • How to build a Linux system?
  • The system initialization (grub, kernel, init daemons, shell)
  • How to manage user accounts?
  • How to create and manage devices?
  • How to create back up?

Course Outline Course Outline

The tasks of the system administrator

  • What is Linux?

Procedures for starting and closing of the system

  • The process of loading and starting the operating system
  • The closure of the system
  • Restart
  • Single user mode

The init program

  • Init as the ancestor of all processes
  • Configuring init - / etc / inittab
  • Run levels

Login to the system

  • Login via terminal
  • Login via network
  • What exactly does the program login?
  • Access control
  • Starting coatings

User Management

  • What is a user account?
  • Account types
  • Creating a User
  • Manipulation of the groups
  • Changing the account properties
  • Deleting user
  • Temporarily disable your account
  • Get information about accounts

Memory Management

  • What is virtual memory?
  • Create a file / swap partition
  • The use of swap space
  • Sharing swap partitions with other operating systems
  • Buffering

Managing file systems

  • Types of devices
  • Partitions and file systems
  • Metadata
  • Create a partition
  • Applying a Filesystem
  • Checking integrity

File management devices

  • MAKEDEV script
  • Mknod command


  • Configuring the cron service

Monitoring system

  • The term consumption of resources and activities
  • Research what operations are performed in the given time different programs
  • Monitoring system activity - SADC

The allocation of resources

  • Limitation of resources allocated to the individual user -
  • The allocation of disk space - QUOTA
  • Analysis and configuration of system logs - syslog
  • Automatic rotation files of records - logrotate

Create Backing up

  • Situations in which we may lose data
  • Strategies of backup copies
  • Full backup
  • Differential backup
  • Incremental Backup

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Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2453EUR
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Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
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4 1176EUR 1143EUR
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StuttgartMon, 2016-11-21 09:302470EUR / 3120EUR
DüsseldorfWed, 2016-11-23 09:302470EUR / 3120EUR
Berlin Mon, 2016-11-28 09:302470EUR / 3270EUR
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