Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Using Various Disk Management Tools 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 - Using Various Disk Management Tools

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • View filesystems (lsblk)
  • View the content of a block device (blkid)
  • Use disk partitioning tools (fdisk, parted)
  • Monitor Free Disk Space and Inodes using various commands and utilities

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 104.1 Create partitions and filesystems
  • CompTIA: 1.4 Given a scenario, manage storage in a Linux environment.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Using Various Disk Management Tools

Linux contains various disk management tools, which allow you to monitor information, such as partitions on a disk, the total size of partitions, used and free space on a partition, and type of file system. An administrator should use these tools from time to time to ensure the disk remains health.

In this exercise, you will use various disk management tools.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • View filesystems (lsblk)
  • View the content of a block device (blkid)
  • Use disk partitioning tools (fdisk, parted)
  • Use absolute and relative paths

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