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Course Description

Course: LINUX - Basic LINUX Administration for WFOs and RFCs

Type of Course: Residence - 10 days

Target Audience: ETs, ESAs, ITOs, and others who actively administer Linux systems as part of their assigned duties in their office.

Overview : This course is designed to support a large variety of field (WFO/RFC) activities which utilize the Linux operating system. There is no single field platform targeted, rather the knowledge and skills acquired are applicable to any number of Linux platforms employed at the site. The version of Linux taught at present is Red Hat version Enterprise 6. The focus of the course is on managing the Linux system and the services it renders.

The course is designed to teach fundamental Linux concepts and commands, Students will gain a basic understanding of a Linux system and learn how to perform rudimentary but essential Linux functions from a Linux command shell. The course will also teach "ENTRY-LEVEL" Systems Administration. Students will learn how to administer and manage a Linux systems by performing basic and routine systems configuration. The course includes the following topics :

Topics:
LINUX SYSTEM COMPONENTS
USER ACCESS and BASIC COMMAND ENTRY
LINUX DIRECTORY STRUCTURE and NAVIGATION
LINX FILE STORAGE and FILE TYPES
FILE PERMISSIONS
BASIC FILE OPERATIONS (E.G. copy, move, remove, …)
EDITING FILES
INSTALLATION and BOOTING
X WINDOWS (KDE, Gnome)
HARDWARE ADMINISTRATION
SOFTWARE UPGRADES
SERVICE MANAGEMENT
USER ADMINISTRATION
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
NETWORK SECURITY
NETWORK FILE SHARING
BACKUP AND RECOVERY

Required Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.

Materials: All course materials are provided.

Contact(s):

  • David Rowell
    816-994-3010

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