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Linux Administration and Shell Scripting Training

This web-based training course on Linux Administration and Shell Scripting Training functionality, administration and development, is available online to all individuals, institutions, corporates and enterprises in India (New Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkatta), US, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates (UAE), China and South Africa. No matter where you are located, you can enroll for any training with us - because all our training sessions are delivered online by live instructors using interactive, intensive learning methods.

Bash Shell scripting or simply, Shell scripting provides the capability to Linux and Unix administrators and professionals to deliver more power and results from their Linux or Unix operating system. Shell scripts are integrated together to act as batch files which in turn, customize, automate and enhance the performance of tasks and also provide remote task management. Learning Bash Shell scripting in Linux administration involves the creation and debugging of complicated scripts while automating operations and also decreasing the Linux administration load. Both Unix and Linux OS support shell scripting and thus can be implemented on both. This course on Linux administration and Shell scripting has no pre-requisites but it will be beneficial if the prospective trainees have a working knowledge of Linux or an equivalent working environment.

This Linux administration and Shell scripting course takes the trainees through an in-depth understanding of the Shell structure along with its environment. The various key features and fundamentals of Bash scripting are explained in detail along with the arithmetic operations that can be performed through this scripting. In this Linux administration and Shell scripting training, the students will be taught about the various procedures of creating interactive scripts and also incorporating different functionalities such as flow controls and decision making procedures. The various functions and how they can be implemented are elaborated upon through this Shell scripting online course.

Introduction to Linux

  • History of Linux
  • What is GNU/FSF
  • Where Linux is used now
  • Linux Virtualization Xen, KVM Can be installed on Vmware
  • Linux Shell
  • Linux OS File system
  • Boot Process
  • Difference between 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Installation process
  • Kickstart Configurator
  • Latest Linux version & features
  • Practical on How to install Linux OS
  • Linux Desktops like KDE,GNOME
  • Light weight desktop twm
  • What is X-windows
  • Basic Linux commands, chkconfig, df, cp ,rm, find , man( other commands can be included)
  • Various services available.
  • How to list/start/stop services.
  • what is Yum & RPM.
  • Difference between NIS, LDAP, Kerberos
  • Sharing with Windows using Samba
  • User Management
  • Printer Management
  • Web Server - Apache
  • What is LVM & its advantages.
  • Software Raid.
  • Practical on how to Configure NIS , Use CUPS, Samba , Web Server , LVM , Software Raid.
  • Postfix Configuration for sending emails
  • DNS configuration
  • Update only the RPMs on your serverX that will provide "Critical" and "Important" security updates.
  • Import the  RPM GPG keyring
  • How to encrypt file system
  • How to create SUID & GUID owned files & Find out all the files with either the setUID or setGID bits set.
  • Set Password expiration on Users
  • Enforce a security policy requirment for password complexity.
  • Configure the machine to display text message in the text login console and GUI consoole.
  • Configure a secure log server on 'serverX' that logs information sent from 'desktopX'
  • Configure Firewall using iptables


  • Introduction Kernel Tuning parameters
  • Check Memory & Swap utilization
  • Check IO Utilization using iostat,CPU using top.
  • How to check Disk space utilization
  • What is SAR
  • Check log files for errors & information
  • Introduction to NMON

Basic Shell Scripting

  • When To Script.
  • Before You Start Scripting.
  • Scripting Tools
  • The Shell
  • The Shell Script
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Variables & Arrays
  • Our First Shell Script
  • Reading User Inputsv
  • Conditional Statement & Loops
  • Functions
  • Single & Double Quotes

Advance Shell Scripting

  • What is awk,who are the authors
  • What is sed command
  • Adavance Shell scripting using awk

Linux and Unix are the most used operating systems when it comes to hardcore application development and system administration. The automation features and flexibilities in performing tasks that shell scripting provides is the growing need of the industry and thus is in high demand all over the globe. Professionals who are well versed in Linux administration along with Shell scripting can find career prospects in the entire IT industry without any exceptions. The course comes highly recommended for system administrators, network administrators, programmers, support professionals, Linux users and more who wish to integrate automation into their tasks with the help of shell scripting.

1. Are lab-sessions available after theory sessions?

We provide online lab facilities to all our students, wherever possible & applicable, using a combination of one or more options, including global ASP setups, live-environments, real-time simulations, training-videos, PPTs, Screenshots and others.

2. Who and how qualified are the instructors?

All our instructors go through a rigorous and multiple processes of filtering and selection before they are appointed by us. Only the most qualified, most experienced and best suited candidates are chosen as instructors.

3.What are the machine requirements for the course?

You must have a fairly good desktop PC or laptop. You can even access these courses on your tabs or smart phones. For PCs and laptops the configuration should be at-least an Intel Pentium processor, 4GB of RAM and 50 to 100 GB of free hard disk space. You must also have a good and steady WiFi internet connection which works at 3G or 4G speeds.

4.How will I undergo practical training in the course?

Depending on the type of lab facilities available for the course you have enrolled in for our instructor would be happy to help you in your lab sessions.

5.What is the process to get my questions/queries answered?

Get in touch with your trainer. You can also consult your batch-mates. We believe in collaborative and practical learning.

6.Can a free demo session be provided?

We do not provide free demo sessions.

7.Will there be a provision for repetition if I miss a class?

We encourage our trainees to attend all sessions. If you have missed a session we will try out best to update you on it, if possible. Else you will need to pay a small fee to have a repeat session arranged specifically for you.

8.Does your organization provide assistance in job hunting?

We are connected across the industry in India and abroad. We will pass on any job openings from our customer to our trainees. But we are not a manpower placement provider.

9.How and where can I make the payment?

You can pay using any credit or debit card in India or abroad. You can also pay using your PayPal account.

10. Will practice material or tests be also provided with the course?

Yes. As required & as applicable.

11.What is the minimum or maximum batch size?

Minimum/maximum batch sizes vary from course to course, depending upon a number of factors. It can vary from as few as 2 to as many as a few hundred, in some cases. But that number does not impact the quality of training that we deliver due to our tight quality-control mechanisms.

All trainees will be provided with a course participation and completion certificate by Aurelius Corporate Solutions. Please note, we are an independent provider of learning solutions. We are not affiliated in any manner to any company or organization.

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