Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage cron and at jobs
  • Configure user access to cron and at services
  • Configure anacron

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 107.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • CompTIA: 2.6 Given a scenario, automate and schedule jobs.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs

In this exercise, you will understand how to maintain system time.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage cron and at jobs
  • Configure user access to cron and at services
  • Configure anacron
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