Hands-On Linux System Administration

Video Description

Learn how to set up services, keep the system up-to-date, and schedule tasks.

About This Video

  • Perform administrative tasks such as keeping the system up-to-date, installing new software, monitoring the system, and configuring new services
  • The entire course focuses on practical tasks that every Linux administrator will encounter by demonstrating them with real-world lab tasks.
  • Take control and master the administration of a Linux machine by deploying, securing, and maintaining your Linux system.

In Detail

Have you only come into brief contact with Linux before, but now you need to set up or maintain a Linux server? Then this course is for you.

With this course you'll learn how to master any Linux machine. Control and master the administration of a Linux machine, whether a workstation or a server. You'll learn how to set up services, monitor the system, perform backups, and schedule common tasks.

By the end of the course you will be ready to start your career as a Linux system administrator.

The code bundle for this video course is available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Hands-on-Linux-System-Administration

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : The Fundamentals
    1. The Course Overview 00:04:12
    2. Moving Around the Filesystem 00:06:05
    3. Seeing What’s inside the Files and Searching for Text 00:04:50
    4. Finding Files 00:04:37
    5. Edit Files with vi 00:08:35
    6. Edit Files with nano 00:03:16
    7. Becoming Root Using su or sudo 00:06:57
  2. Chapter 2 : Install Your First Service
    1. Install the Apache Web Server on Debian and Ubuntu 00:02:53
    2. Installing the Apache Web Server on Red Hat, CentOS, and Fedora 00:03:47
    3. Create a Web Page Using nano or vi and Let Apache Serve it 00:01:29
    4. Accessing the Web Page 00:03:27
  3. Chapter 3 : Package Management
    1. Master the apt Tools for Debian and Ubuntu 00:06:31
    2. Master the yum Tool for Red Hat and CentOS 00:03:44
    3. Master the DNF Tool for Fedora 00:03:26
  4. Chapter 4 : User Management and Permissions
    1. Creating and Removing Users 00:07:42
    2. Changing User Settings 00:10:52
    3. Creating User Groups 00:03:59
    4. Reading File Permissions and Owners 00:10:03
    5. Setting File Permissions and Owners 00:10:54
    6. Viewing Process Owners 00:03:38
  5. Chapter 5 : Managing Services
    1. Controlling Services with systemctl 00:07:35
    2. Creating and Modifying Services 00:14:40
    3. Reading Logs via journalctl 00:07:14
    4. Reading Logs in /var/log 00:05:46
    5. Editing Configuration Files 00:06:59
    6. Changing Apache Configuration 00:08:00
  6. Chapter 6 : System Maintenance
    1. Monitor the System 00:14:07
    2. Examine the System Hardware 00:06:56
    3. Working with Storage 00:10:34
    4. Creating Backups 00:04:12
    5. Run Scheduled Tasks 00:06:48
    6. Schedule Backups 00:04:21

Product Information

  • Title: Hands-On Linux System Administration
  • Author(s): Jack-Benny Persson
  • Release date: September 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789133219