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Migrating from UNIX to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (Advanced Technical Training) [Course 9052]

Looking at introducing Linux® into your UNIX® environment?

Course Overview

With a low cost of ownership, SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server is a stable, reliable operating system to be running in your data center-- even in mixed environments. If your data center is currently using UNIX-- you might be interested in introducing Linux since the two operating systems share many similarities. However, there are also important differences any administrator of both systems should know about. This advanced course covers the installation and operation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 for UNIX administrators interested in introducing Linux into their data center.

Training Level: 4 - Advanced

Duration: 3 Days

Key Objectives

During this course, you will learn how to complete the following tasks:

  • Perform a simple installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Access and use YaST for server administration
  • Manage the Linux kernel
  • Set up and manage disks and file systems on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Manage user access and security
  • Monitor and adjust the system performance

Audience Summary

This course is for UNIX professionals interested in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 administration. 

Course Prerequisites

This course is designed for UNIX professionals that have an intermediate level understanding of the UNIX environment. While UNIX and Linux share many similarities, before attending this course-- you should be familiar with the following; VI, basics file, file system, and directory commands such as mv, cp, cd, rm, mount and fsck. You should also be familiar with basic system monitoring tools such as who and ps, as well as the basic file permissions.

Course Outline

This course covers a broad range of topics, many of which are covered below:
  • Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Administering a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Configuring Hardware in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Creating disk partitions, LVM Volumes, and disk quotas
  • Configuring SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for network access
  • Managing software packages
  • Configuring and managing user access and security
  • Managing startup and shutdown
  • Monitoring the system
  • Tuning the kernel

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