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Creating Shell Scripts in Enterprise Linux

by Andrew Mallett

Being able to create shell scripts is pure gold for Linux administrators. This course teaches you to automate the boring and laborious work so you can concentrate on what is important.

What you'll learn

Sometimes the repetitive work of a Linux system administrator can take over your life. In this course, Creating Shell Scripts in Enterprise Linux, you will gain foundational knowledge of shell scripting in Linux to help you and your operators. First, you will learn to write effective scripts and use shortcuts in vim. Next, you will discover the power of conditional statements in BASH that bring logic into your scripts, testing user input. Finally, you will explore how to build menus for operators and restrict them to only those tasks assigned in the menu. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Linux Shell Scripting to create scripts to deploy on your systems.

About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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