Linux/Solaris Admin

Course Objectives:Linux for DBA introduces students to major elements of the unix that are relevant to typical DBA work. Some of the features are demonstrated and experienced through hands-on lab exercises.

Course Goals
  • To describe major linux/ unix elements in a conceptual manner
  • To practice the use of some of the elements by implementing them in lab exercises
Course Material:
  • Linux Administration Course Notes
  • Linux Administration Sample Script Disk

Duration: 2 days

Tuition: £

Course Outline:

System Administration Overview:

  • Unix, Linux and Open Source
  • Duties of the System Administrator
  • Superusers and the Root Login
  • Sharing Superuser Privileges with Others (su and sudo Commands)
  • TCP/IP Networking Fundamentals
  • Online Help
Booting And Shutting Down Linux :

  • Boot Sequence
  • System Startup and Shutdown Scripts
  • The /etc/inittab File
  • Run Levels
  • chkconfig Command
  • Shutdown Commands
  • Handling Power Failures
Managing Users and Groups:

  • Setting Policies
  • User File Management
  • The /etc/passwd file
  • The /etc/shadow file
  • The /etc/group file
  • Adding Users
  • Modifying User Accounts
  • Deleting User Accounts
  • Working with Groups
  • Setting User Environments
  • Global Restart Control Files
  • User Restart Control Files
  • X Windows Environment Files
Linux File Security:

  • File Permissions
  • Directory Permissions
  • Octal Representation
  • Changing Permissions
  • Setting Default Permissions
  • SUID Bit
  • SGID Bit
  • Setting the Sticky Bit
The Linux File System :

  • Conventional Directory Structure
  • Mounting a File System
  • The /etc/fstab File
  • Special Files (Device Files)
  • Inodes
  • Hard File Links
  • Soft File Links
  • Creating New File Systems with mkfs
  • The lost+found Directory
  • Repairing File Systems with fsck
  • The Journaling Attribute
  • File and Disk Management Tools
Shell Scripting :

  • Shell Script Fundamentals
  • Bourne Shell Syntax Overview
  • DBA Shell Script Examples

Comments are closed.