Updated: 2014-02-05 19:18 EST

1 Readings, Assignments, Labs, and ToDo

1.1 Midterm Test #1 and Quiz

1.2 Assignments this week

Check the due date for each assignment and put a reminder in your agenda, calendar, and digital assistant.

1.3 Lab work this week

The worksheets are available in four formats: Open Office, PDF, HTML, and Text. Only the Open Office format allows you “fill in the blanks” in the worksheet. The PDF format looks good but doesn’t allow you to type into the blanks in the worksheet. The HTML format is crude but useful for quick for viewing online.

1.3.1 Optional Bonus VIM Assignment – extra marks

  • Assignment #03 HTMLOptional VIM Text Editor Practice
    • this is an optional worksheet for a BONUS assignment using vim
  • Optional Reading: The VI (VIM) Text Editor
  • Worksheet #06 HTMLOptional VIM Text Editor Practice
    • this is an optional worksheet for a BONUS assignment using vim
  • Optional command-line VIM tutorial: the vimtutor program on the CLS.

3 From the Classroom Whiteboard/Chalkboard

3.1 Scanning the Log File

Here are command pipelines that extract information from the system authorization log file /var/log/auth.log on who is trying to attack the Course Linux Server (may require privileged read permission on the log files). I worked these examples in class this week:

4 Real Sysadmin Work

4.1 EC recommends supporting open document format

Take Notes in Class

Take Notes in Class

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