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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 26 · 0 min read
  1. The Linux SysAdmin Decal is back for Spring 2021!
  2. Want to enroll? Fill out Lab 0. Lab 0 is due Saturday, 1/30 11:59pm PST.
  3. There is one final infosession on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 8:10pm on ocf.io/decalzoom. You do not need to attend if you came on Tuesday.
  4. If you’d like to audit the course, fill out the form here.
  5. Any questions? Contact us at decal@ocf.berkeley.edu!

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
  • Wednesday

  • Thursday

    • Advanced Lab
      8:00 PM–9:00 PM
      ocf.io/decalzoom
  • Friday

Calendar

Week 0: 1/25/2021

Infosession
Infosessionocf.io/decalzoom
Slides
LabLab 0
Lab due Sat. 1/30

Week 1: 2/8/2021

Beginner Track
LectureHistory of UNIX, intro to shell, FOSS
LabLab b1
Lab due Fri. 2/12
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Introduction to UNIX
LabLab a1
Lab due Fri. 2/12

Week 2: 2/15/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCore Shell
LabLab b2
Lab due Fri. 2/19
Advanced Track
LecturePackages
LabLab a2
Lab due Fri. 2/19

Week 3: 2/22/2021

Beginner Track
LectureShell Scripting
LabLab b3
Lab due Fri. 2/26
Advanced Track
LectureDIY Linux Pre-Install
LabLab a3
Lab due Fri. 2/26

Week 4: 3/1/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCompiling, Distros, and Packaging
LabLab b4
Lab due Fri. 3/5
Advanced Track
LectureLinux Post-Install
LabLab a4
Lab due Fri. 3/5

Week 5: 3/8/2021

Beginner Track
LectureNetworking 101
LabLab b5
Lab due Fri. 3/12
Advanced Track
LectureProcesses and Services
LabLab a5
Lab due Fri. 3/12

Week 6: 3/15/2021

Beginner Track
LectureProcesses
LabLab b6
Lab due Fri. 3/19
Advanced Track
LectureNetworking 102
LabLab a6
Lab due Fri. 3/19

Week 7: 3/29/2021

Beginner Track
LectureServices
LabLab b7
Lab due Fri. 4/2
Advanced Track
LectureNetworked Services
LabLab a7
Lab due Fri. 4/2

Week 8: 4/5/2021

Beginner Track
LectureSecurity Fundamentals
LabLab b8
Lab due Fri. 4/9
Advanced Track
LectureConfig Management
LabLab a8
Lab due Fri. 4/9

Week 9: 4/12/2021

Beginner Track
LectureVersion Control and Backups
LabLab b9
Lab due Fri. 4/16
Advanced Track
LectureAdvanced Security
LabLab a9
Lab due Fri. 4/16

Week 10: 4/19/2021

Beginner Track
LectureCloud, Containers, and Config Management
LabLab b10
Lab due Fri. 4/23
Advanced Track
LectureVirtualization, Containers, Distributed Architecture
LabLab a10
Lab due Fri. 4/23