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Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administration


The Oracle Linux System Administration course covers a range of skills including installation, using the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, configuring Linux services, preparing the system for the Oracle Database, monitoring and troubleshooting.

Please Note: This course supports Linux 5 and 6 users.

This course teaches you how to handle typical issues faced by administrators in areas including authentication, securing and monitoring. You learn to understand the kernel development model and learn about Linux distributions. You hear about Oracle's comprehensive solutions and Oracle's contributions to the Linux community.

Learn To:

  • Enable kernel features.
  • Set up users and groups.
  • Configure system logging, the boot process, the network,and storage.
  • Install additional software packages .
  • Keep the kernel up to date using Ksplice.
  • Configure services such as NFS, FTP, OpenSSH, PAM.

Benefits To You

Oracle Linux brings you the latest Linux innovations, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems. Implementing Ksplice provides you zero down time kernel updates.


  • System Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Database Administrators

Course Objectives:

  • Configure File Sharing services (NFS, FTP, OpenSSH)
  • Perform Security Administration (iptables, chroot, TCP wrappers)
  • Prepare Oracle Linux system for Oracle database
  • Load and configure the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
  • Install software packages from Unbreakable Linux Network and other repositories
  • Use Ksplice to update the kernel on a running system
  • Configure system logging
  • Load kernel modules and configure kernel module parameters
  • Perform User and Group administration
  • Create file systems
  • Maintain swap space
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform corrective action
  • Install Oracle Linux
  • Use Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
  • Configure RAID devices

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Required Prerequisites:

  • Must complete the Unix Basics pre-requisite course or equivalent knowledge
  • Unix shell command line features
  • Types of user accounts
  • Working with files and directories in Unix
  • UNIX and Linux Essentials

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Basic shell scripting
  • Text editing using vi
  • Unix process control
  • Archiving and compressing files in Unix
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