UNIX System V Administration
(Also available for other versions of Unix.)
|Duration: 5 days|
|Participants: New system administrators, technical users, and programmers who require an understanding of the administrative responsibilities involved in managing a UNIX system.|
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Describe what is expected of the UNIX System Administrator.
- Describe basic hardware components.
- Describe different types of software.
- Describe the layout of the UNIX file system.
- Describe the stages of boot and shutdown during the operation of the UNIX Operating System.
- Describe system backup commands and procedures.
- Identify and describe the program executed when logging in.
- Use crash to analyze an active system or system dump.
- Administer cron, at and batch jobs.
- Use sar to monitor system performance.
- Use accounting software to monitor system usage.
- Administer the uucp software system.
- Administer the lp spooling system.
- Describe security checks and balances.
|Overview: This course provides an overview of the tools and utilities available under the UNIX System V Operating System with respect to system administration. It gives the students insight into areas involved in the administration of a UNIX computer system.|
|Prerequisites: Introduction to UNIX and Shell Programming courses or equivalent experience.|
|Format: Lecture and discussion with lab sessions.|
Role of the UNIX System Administrator
General hardware components
Types of software
Parts of the operating dystem
UNIX operating system Versions
Process / memory manager
- File System
Maintaining the file system
Parts of a file system
File system commands
- Loading, Booting, and Shutdown
/etc/rc and /etc/brc
/etc/getty and /etc/gettydefs