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Linux Jumpstart for UNIX System Administrators


DURÉE: 32 Hours

PRIX H.T.: €1 340,00


This course will enable you to transfer your generic UNIX system administration skills to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and Fedora Linux. This course includes lectures and lab exercises to reinforce what was taught in lecture.

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course.


  • 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 filesystems
  • Create and manage Linux users and groups
  • Learn common troubleshooting methods
  • Describe and use memory management utilities
  • Describe and configure virtualization using Xen


This course is for UNIX system administrators who implement and administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).


You should have:

  • experience as a UNIX system administrator, and
  • experience as a UNIX TCP/IP network administrator, including TCP/IP configuration, routing, and networking software, such as Domain Name System (DNS), Network File System (NFS), and Network Information Service (NIS)
  • or equivalent experience


Day 1

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Linux
  • Exercise 1 - Introduction to Linux
  • Unit 2 - Installing Linux
  • Exercise 2 - Installing Linux
  • Unit 3 - Linux documentation
  • Exercise 3 - Linux documentation
  • Unit 4 - Startup and shutdown
  • Exercise 4 - Startup and shutdown

Day 2

  • Unit 5 - System administration tools
  • Exercise 5 - System administration tools
  • Unit 6 - Package management
  • Exercise 6 - Package management
  • Unit 7 - X Window system
  • Exercise 7 - X Window system
  • Unit 8 - User administration
  • Exercise 8 - User administration

Day 3

  • Unit 9 - Block devices, RAID, LVM
  • Exercise 9 - Block devices, RAID, LVM
  • Unit 10 - Filesystems
  • Exercise 10 - Filesystems
  • Unit 11 - Kernel configuration
  • Exercise 11 - Kernel configuration
  • Unit 12 - Memory management
  • Exercise 12 - Memory management

Day 4

  • Unit 13 - Virtualization
  • Exercise 13 - Virtualization
  • Unit 14 - Troubleshooting
  • Exercise 14 - Troubleshooting

Informations supplémentaires

Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.
GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process:
Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:
    The current GTP list price
    The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.

Dates de session
Time Zone

20 mars 2023


Self Paced Training

€ 1 340,00

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