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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition by Richard Blum, Christine Bresnahan

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Chapter 7

Administering the System

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • 107.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • 108.1 Maintain system time
  • 108.2 System logging

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Much of Linux system administration deals with handling mundane day-to-day tasks. Many of these tasks relate to users and groups: adding them, deleting them, configuring their environments, and so on. On a small system, you might perform such tasks occasionally, but on a busy system you might adjust accounts frequently.

Another class of day-to-day tasks involves managing and reviewing ...

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