The words implying system administration first appeared in this book in the title of Chapter 5, “Basic Linux Administration.” Truthfully, though, the topic of system administration is prevalent throughout this book. It is an administrators’ exam that you are studying for—not one for programmers or developers.
This chapter looks at a number of topics, including package management and security. It covers the following course objectives:
1. Executing RPM Package Related Operations (3036)
2. Using the Basic Linux
3. Monitor Your SLES 9 System (3037)
4. Manage RPM Software Packages (3037)
5. Verify and Update Software Library Access (3037)
6. Manage the Kernel (3037)