Linux Administration, Part 6 of 7: Volumes and Users

Linux Administration, Part 6 of 7: Volumes and Users

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 25, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course will help you understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. You'll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator. This course covers creating physical volumes, mirroring logical volumes, managing users and groups as well as TCP-IP Networking.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.



Meet the expert

Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the author of Linux Administration, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. He has worked for many technology companies who take information security seriously as well as security firms such as Mandiant and FireEye.


Video Runtime

82 Minutes

Time to complete

102 Minutes


Course Outline

Volumes and Users

Creating Physical Volumes (23:07)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • Creating Volumes (17:10)
  • Extending Volume Groups and Logical Volumes (05:35)
  • Summary (00:08)

Mirroring Logical Volumes (12:05)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Mirroring Logical Volumes (05:24)
  • Removing Logical Volumes (02:10)
  • Migrating Data from One Storage Device to Another (02:54)
  • Logical Volume Manager (01:20)
  • Summary (00:08)

Managing Users and Groups (19:43)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Managing Users and Groups (11:37)
  • Managing Users and Groups continued (07:50)
  • Summary (00:08)

TCP-IP Networking (28:00)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • TCP-IP Networking for Linux System Administrators (08:40)
  • DNS and hostnames (10:06)
  • Dynamic and Static Addressing (08:57)
  • Summary (00:08)