Lesson 26. Maintaining Local Volumes and Files

Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Goals

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of HFS Plus- and UFS-formatted volumes

Use df and du to determine and monitor disk space usage

Describe how Mac OS X handles aliases and symbolic links

Monitor and troubleshoot file-system issues from the command-line interface using tools such as df, du, diskutil, drutil, and disktool

Describe factors that influence disk space needs

Mac OS X supports several file-system types. In this lesson, the first of four focusing on file services, you will learn how the differences between these types can affect the experience of users and system administrators. For example, Mac OS X stores ...

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