[ubuntu-us-ma] Next Wednesday SysAdmin Class

Drascus enchantedvisionsband at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 16 20:17:27 BST 2009

Martin you blow my mind with how dedicated you are. Thanks for all that
you do for our community. do people have to show up for all of these. Or
if there is one particular topic that interested someone can they just
show up for that?

Mike C.

On Thu, 2009-07-16 at 02:44 -0400, Martin Owens wrote:
> Hello Local Community,
> We learned a lot today and next week we should have more wrinkes worked
> out into our kick-ass systems administration class. So first things,
> while our Tuesday sessions are 6:30pm until 9pm (class starts at 7pm)
> these systems administration classes start at 6:30pm and finish at
> 8:15pm
> It was great to see all the people that said they would come, I was
> teaching 7 people and I was pleased by how well each person was able to
> grasp all the theory and move on quite quickly.
> So this is our lesson plans:
> 15th July - Command Line Basics (Done)
> 22nd July - Computer Basics (Hardware, Bios, booting, os theory)
> 29th July - Networking Basics (ip-addr, routing, netmasks etc)
> I know, it's a lot of groundwork, but I have to make sure I can pull
> every single person through this course to get them from desktop junky
> to useful systems maintainer, so once the first three background topics
> are done, we move onto some more meat:
> 5th August - Installation and Package Management
> 12th August - Client Network Management
> 19th August - User Authentication
> 26th August - Remote Access
> 2nd September - Virtualization
> 9th September - Infrastructure Services (dhcp, dns, ntp etc)
> 16th September - User Services (http, ftp, cups etc)
> Remember to keep all sheets as each of them will no doubt be useful over
> the weeks. hopefully this guide gives you all some idea of what we're
> going to be doing.
> Best Regards, Martin Owens

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