IBM AIX & Linux


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This course will benefit any UNIX System Administrator who is now responsible for the implementation and system administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Fedora workstations.

Dates (Bath):

30 Jul 2018

8 Oct 2018

10 Dec 2018

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Delegates should have experience as a UNIX System Administrator and UNIX TCP/IP network administrator, including TCP/IP configuration, routing and networking software such as DNS and NFS.



4 days.



This course will enable delegates to transfer their generic UNIX system administration skills to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Fedora Linux.

Course objectives include:

  • Discuss the history of Linux.
  • Perform a network and automatic installation.
  • Use Linux online documentation.
  • Understand and manipulate Linux startup and shutdown flow.
  • Identify system administration tools.
  • Identify and use utilities to install and update software packages.
  • Identify and use common Linux block devices.
  • Describe, create, and use Linux file systems.
  • Create and manage Linux users and groups.
  • Learn common troubleshooting methods.
  • Describe and use memory management utilities.
  • Describe and configure virtualization using Xen.



Day 1
Unit 1: Introduction to Linux.
Unit 2: Installing Linux.
Exercise 1: Installing Linux.
Unit 3: Linux documentation.
Exercise 2: Linux documentation.
Unit 4: Startup and shutdown.
Exercise 3: Startup and shutdown.

Day 2
Unit 5: System administration tools.
Exercise 4: System administration tools.
Unit 6: Package management.
Exercise 5: Package management.
Unit 7: X Window system.
Exercise 6: X Window system.
Unit 8: User administration.
Exercise 7: User administration.

Day 3
Unit 9: Block devices, RAID, and LVM.
Exercise 8: Block devices, RAID, and LVM.
Unit 10: File systems.
Exercise 9: File systems.
Unit 11: Kernel configuration.
Exercise 10: Kernel configuration.
Unit 12: Memory management.
Exercise 11: Memory management.

Day 4
Unit 13: Virtualization.
Exercise 12: Virtualization.
Unit 14: Troubleshooting.
Exercise 13: Troubleshooting.

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