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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 0 Announcement

Jan 15 · 0 min read
  1. The Linux SysAdmin Decal is back for Spring 2022!
  2. If you’d like to receive more info on how to enroll, fill out the interest form!
  3. Learn more about the course at the about page.
  4. There will be two identical infosessions on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 8 pm and Thursday, Jan. 27, 8 pm on ocf.io/decalzoom.
  5. Lab 0, which must be complete prior to enrolling, will be released after the infosessions.
  6. Any questions? Contact us at decal@ocf.berkeley.edu!
  7. Looking for a previous semester’s materials? You can view it in the archive.

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
      171 MLK Student Union
  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

    • Advanced Lab
      8:00 PM–9:00 PM
      171 MLK Student Union
  • Friday

Calendar

Week 0: 8/30/2021

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

Week 1: 1/31/2022

Beginner Track
LectureHistory of UNIX, intro to shell, FOSS
LabLab b1
Lab due Sat. 2/5
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Introduction to UNIX
LabLab a1
Lab due Sat. 2/5

Week 2: 2/7/2022

Beginner Track
LectureCore Shell
LabLab b2
Lab due Sat. 2/12
Advanced Track
LecturePackages
LabLab a2
Lab due Sat. 2/12

Week 3: 2/14/2022

Beginner Track
LectureShell Scripting
LabLab b3
Lab due Sat. 2/19
Advanced Track
LectureDIY Linux Pre-Install
LabLab a3
Lab due Sat. 2/19

Week 4: 2/21/2022

Beginner Track
LectureCompiling, Distros, and Packaging
LabLab b4
Lab due Sat. 2/26
Advanced Track
LectureLinux Post-Install
LabLab a4
Lab due Sat. 2/26

Week 5: 2/28/2022

Beginner Track
LectureNetworking 101
LabLab b5
Lab due Sat. 3/5
Advanced Track
LectureProcesses and Services
LabLab a5
Lab due Sat. 3/5

Week 6: 3/7/2022

Beginner Track
LectureProcesses
LabLab b6
Lab due Sat. 3/12
Advanced Track
LectureNetworking 102
LabLab a6
Lab due Sat. 3/12

Week 7: 3/14/2022

Beginner Track
LectureServices
LabLab b7
Lab due Sat. 3/26
Advanced Track
LectureNetworked Services
LabLab a7
Lab due Sat. 3/26

Week 8: 3/28/2022

Beginner Track
LectureSecurity Fundamentals
LabLab b8
Lab due Sat. 4/2
Advanced Track
LectureConfig Management
LabLab a8
Lab due Sat. 4/2

Week 9: 4/4/2022

Beginner Track
LectureVersion Control and Backups
LabLab b9
Lab due Sat. 4/9
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Security
LabLab a9
Lab due Sat. 4/9

Week 10: 4/11/2022

Beginner Track
LectureCloud, Containers, and Config Management
LabLab b10
Lab due Sat. 4/16
Advanced Track
LectureVirtualization, Containers, Distributed Architecture
LabLab a10
Lab due Sat. 4/16