OCF: System Administration Decal

FALL 2001 'HELLO WORLD' CONTEST is ON pending legal action, winner will get an 'A' in the course. contest

lecture notes

02.09.2001 : lecture 1 - introduction
02.16.2001 : lecture 2 - basic unix command review
02.23.2001 : lecture 3 - vi, a unix text editor
03.02.2001 : lecture 4 - logfiles, pipelines and text utilities
03.09.2001 : lecture 5 - linux installation and course project
03.16.2001 : lecture 6 - users & file permissions
03.23.2001 : --spring break - lab closed
03.30.2001 : --spring break - lab closed
04.06.2001 : lecture 7 - the filesystem, software installation, rc files, cron jobs
04.13.2001 : lecture 8 - the shell and shell scripting
04.20.2001 : lecture 9 - process control, basic networking and security

administrative info:

Official Course Name: Comprehensive Systems Administration Course Time: Fridays - 1-2pm (yes, that's the time) Starting February 9th, 2001 Ending on April 20th (no class March 23rd or 30th, spring break) Location: Heller Lounge, OCF Computer Lab, MLK Student Union (see "King Student Union" on map) Enter from the North-West Study-Lounge entrance, we're at the South end of the room. Course Coordinator: Ken Ott - kenao\at/ocf.berkeley.edu Course Instructors: Devin Jones - jones@csua.berkeley.edu Stephen McCamant Stephen Callahan Michael Constant Andrew Cheng Enrollment: This class is full. (as of 2/23/01) Units: 1-3


This course will build a foundation of knowledge needed for unix systems administration. Although no prior knowledge is assumed, we recommend this course for people who are familiar with basic unix use. Want to know which topics will be covered? Check out the tentative syllabus. Interested in taking the course? Please express yourself to: kenao\at/ocf.berkeley.edu (note: the class is now full) The course is being coordinated by Ken Ott, and taught by a motley crew of OCF staff led by Devin Jones. Interested in teaching a section? Please express your desires to jones@csua.berkeley.edu The course time is malleable, please email jones@csua and kenao/at\ocf if you cannot make this time, and would like to suggest an alternate. Decal? click here