This OL8-SA1: Oracle Linux 8: System Administration I course is first in a series of three Oracle Linux 8 System Administration courses that covers the system administration tasks. The lab environment is validated against the latest Oracle Linux 8 release.

Skills Covered

Upon completion of this course, participants will learn to:

  • Configure Passwordless authentication
  • Configure Date, Time, and Chrony
  • Automate Tasks with cron and systemd
  • Use Loadable Kernel Modules
  • Use sysctl, rpm and dnf
  • Create a Local Yum Repository
  • Install the Ksplice Offline Client
  • Administer User and Group Accounts
  • Restrict the Use of the su Command
  • Allow the Use of the sudo Command
  • Partition Storage Device, create ext4 File Systems, and Increase Swap Space
  • Configure Network Interface
  • Use nmcli, nmtui, and ip
  • Configure firewalld and nftables
  • Install and Run Oracle Database Preinstall
  • Prepare Disks for ASM Use
  • Use sosreport to Collect System Information
  • Use Standard Linux Performance Monitoring Tools
  • Use OSWatcher and OSWatcher Analyzer
  • Use rsyslog Templates, logwatch, and systemd-journald

Who Should Attend

This course is best suited for:

  • System Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Linux Administrator

Course Curriculum


  • UNIX and Linux Essentials Ed 2

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