The Linux Kernel, System Startup, The Linux Filesystem, Hardware and Software Configuration, File and Service Sharing, System Maintenance, System Automation,... As the main contents of the document "Advanced Linux System Administration 1: Lab work for LPI 201".
LINUX IS A MULTIUSER, multitasking operating system from the ground up, and in
this regard the system administrator has flexibility — and responsibility — far
beyond those of other operating systems. Now, Red Hat has employed innovations
that extend these duties even for the experienced Linux user. In this chapter, we
look at those requirements.
UNIX Administration: A Comprehensive Sourcebook for Effective Systems & Network Management is a one-stop handbook for the administration and maintenance of UNIX systems and networks. With an outstanding balance of concepts and practical matters, it covers the entire range of administrative tasks, from the most basic to the advanced, from system startup and shutdown to network security and kernel reconfiguration. While focusing on the primary UNIX platforms, the author discusses all of the most common UNIX “flavors,” including Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX and SGI IRIX.
The System Administrator for the XYZ Company needs to back up some of the files on
the server. These files are important to the company and losing these files would cause
damage to the company. It is the System Administrators job to perform backups as
preventative maintenance and to back up important files as required.