[Fsf Education] System administration Course

Sachin Bhimrao Patil fsf-edu@gnu.org.in
25 Aug 2001 11:42:51 -0000


The course containts are good. But where these courses are going to be co=

Please, give brief information about location and fees.

And reply back this to me on following e-mail id.


Thanking you,

Sachin Patil

On Wed, 15 Aug 2001 Rajkumar S. wrote :
>How about the following skills for a sys admin course. =

>This is from
>the RedHat Certification course. But can be adapted for =

>other Distros
>* Administer the Linux printing subsystem
>* Automate tasks with at, cron, and anacron
>* Back up filesystems to tape and tar archive
>* Communicate and transfer files securely
>* Configure a workstation as a client to NIS, DNS, and =

>DHCP services
>* Configure an NFS client and autofs
>* Configure basic host security
>* Configure, customize, and use the X Window System and =

>GNOME desktop environment
>* Configure, compile, and install the Linux kernel
>* Connect processes and files using standard I/O and =

>* Control common system hardware
>* Control system processes
>* Copy files to and from a floppy disk
>* Create and maintain the Linux filesystem
>* Filter and process text
>* Install Red Hat Linux interactively and with Kickstart
>* Install, update, query, and remove software packages =

>with RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
>* Integrate a workstation with an existing network =

>running common network services
>* Issue essential Linux commands from the bash shell =

>command line
>* Launch applications from the command line and GNOME =

>* Maintain and interpret system logs
>* Open, edit, and save text documents using the vi =

>* Perform basic bash shell scripting with sed, awk, and =

>* Perform basic performance, memory, and process =

>* Perform basic troubleshooting
>* Perform common file maintenance tasks
>* Perform common tasks using GNOME GUI applications
>* Perform security administration using Red Hat Linux
>* Perform user and group administration
>* Query packages on your system
>* Set up, configure, and administer common networking =

>services on
>  RH Linux:
>  Apache Web Server
>  DNS/BIND Domain Name Service
>  ftp
>  NFS
>  NIS
>  pppd
>  SAMBA file and print sharing to Windows clients
>  sendmail
>* Understand and maintain file access permissions
>* Understand and use email and related applications
>* Understand system and service initialization
>* Understand system tools available to the user
>* Understand the Linux file system
>* Use network applications and utilities
>* Use printing commands and utilities
>* Use regular expression pattern matching