Linux System Administrator Certification 1

Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites for this class other than basic computer skills.

Length: 5 days

Recommendation Statement:
There are no prerequisites for this class other than basic computer skills.

Course Description:
This course teaches the introductory topics required to administer a Red Hat ® Enterprise Linux 7 system. Topics in this course also apply to the CentOS and Debian distributions. Students will learn essential Linux commands, shell features, and how to install, configure and administer a Linux enterprise system.

This course prepares the student for the CompTIA Linux+® Certification LX0-103 and the LPIC-1® certification exams.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Introduction to the Linux OS
  • The command line vs. the desktop environments
  • Understand Bash shell features using the command line interface
  • Use the Linux commands from the command line interface (CLI)
  • Process text streams and use filters
  • Perform file management
  • Use streams, pipes and redirects
  • System Architecture
  • System bootup and shutdown
  • Change run levels, boot targets
  • Create, manage, monitor and kill processes
  • Manage process priorities
  • Search text files using regular expressions
  • Edit files using the command line editors (vi, vim and nano)
  • Determine and configure fundamental system hardware
  • Install and Update the OS
  • Administer users and groups
  • Linux installation and package management
  • Install a boot manager
  • Manage share libraries
  • Use Debian, RPM and YUM package management
  • Understand Devices, file systems and filesystem hierarchy standards
  • Mount and unmount file systems
  • Manage disk quotas
  • Manage file permissions and ownership
  • Understand symbolic and hard links
  • Find files using Linux command line utilities
  • Configure and Administer the network and firewall
  • Administer system log files
  • How to setup your own virtual lab environment using VirtualBox