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Linux System Administration Decal

A course covering the basics of setting up and administering a production-quality Linux server environment.

Week 8 Announcements

Oct 26 · 1 min read
  1. The eighth week’s labs and lectures have been released! You can view them in the schedule below. Lab 8 will be due on Saturday, 10/30.
  2. (For registered students) If you feel that you’ll need more time to complete labs, or have more than 2 late labs, fill out this form.
  3. Lab 7 solutions have been released! You can access them in the schedule below.
  4. Live lab sections will be held in a hybrid format at 8pm Tuesday/Thursday for both tracks. There won’t be a lab lottery; all students are free to attend either lab in-person!
  5. The labs can also be joined online at ocf.io/decalzoom.
  6. Office hours will be held after the lab section from 9-10 PM, these will be in-person at the OCF and remotely via Zoom.
  7. If you’d like support of any kind, just make a post on Piazza!

Announcements

Weekly Schedule

  • 7:30 PM
  • 8:00 PM
  • 8:30 PM
  • 9:00 PM
  • 9:30 PM
  • 10:00 PM
  • Monday

  • Tuesday

    • Beginner Lab
      8:00 PM–9:00 PM
      ocf.io/decalzoom
      171 MLK Student Union
  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

    • Advanced Lab
      8:00 PM–9:00 PM
      ocf.io/decalzoom
      171 MLK Student Union
  • Friday

Calendar

Week 0: 8/30/2021

Infosession
Infosessionocf.io/decalzoom
Slides
LabLab 0
Lab due Sat. 9/4

Week 1: 9/6/2021

Beginner Track
LectureHistory of UNIX, intro to shell, FOSS
Slides
LabLab b1     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/11
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Introduction to UNIX
Slides
LabLab a1     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/11

Week 2: 9/13/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCore Shell
Slides
LabLab b2     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/18
Advanced Track
LecturePackages
Slides
LabLab a2     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/18

Week 3: 9/20/2021

Beginner Track
LectureShell Scripting
Slides
LabLab b3     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/25
Advanced Track
LectureDIY Linux Pre-Install
Slides
LabLab a3     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 9/25

Week 4: 9/27/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCompiling, Distros, and Packaging
Slides
LabLab b4     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/2
Advanced Track
LectureLinux Post-Install
Slides
LabLab a4     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/2

Week 5: 10/4/2021

Beginner Track
LectureNetworking 101
Slides
LabLab b5     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/9
Advanced Track
LectureProcesses and Services
Slides
LabLab a5     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/9

Week 6: 10/11/2021

Beginner Track
LectureProcesses
Slides
LabLab b6     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/16
Advanced Track
LectureNetworking 102
Slides
LabLab a6     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/16

Week 7: 10/18/2021

Beginner Track
LectureServices
Slides
LabLab b7     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/23
Advanced Track
LectureNetworked Services
Slides
LabLab a7     (Solution)
Lab due Sat. 10/23

Week 8: 10/25/2021

Beginner Track
LectureSecurity Fundamentals
Slides
LabLab b8
Lab due Sat. 10/30
Advanced Track
LectureConfig Management
Slides
LabLab a8
Lab due Sat. 10/30

Week 9: 11/1/2021

Beginner Track
LectureVersion Control and Backups
LabLab b9
Lab due Sat. 11/6
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Security
LabLab a9
Lab due Sat. 11/6

Week 10: 11/15/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCloud, Containers, and Config Management
LabLab b10
Lab due Sat. 11/20
Advanced Track
LectureVirtualization, Containers, Distributed Architecture
LabLab a10
Lab due Sat. 11/20