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UNIX Shell Scripting, Belandur ( Weekend/ Weekday)

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Bellandur, Bangalore

Course ID: 27025

Bellandur, Bangalore

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About the Course

Bash Shell Scripting Training allows professionals to drive more power from a Linux operating system. Shell scripts combine to act as batch files, and are used for customization, automation, enhancement of performance and remote task management

Topics Covered

Comparison of UNIX with Windows
Architecture of UNIX
UNIX File System
Different types of Files
• Regular Files
• Directory Files
• Device Files
Basic Commands
• pwd, wc, date, cal
Creating Users & Groups
• groupadd, groupdel
• useradd, userdel
Working with files
• cat, touch, rm
• cp, mv
Working with Directories
• mkdir, cd, rmdir, rm –r
Standard Input & Output
• Redirecting output
• Redirecting Input
Comparing Files
• cmp, diff, comm
Searching files
• find, which
Zip files
• gzip, gunzip
Displaying files
• ls, ls options
Viewing long files
• more, head, tail
File Permissions
• chmod, chown, chgrp, umask
Meta/Wild Card-characters
• Class, Anchors
• Repetition
• Group, Dot
Regular Expressions & Patterns
• What is pattern
• Usage of regular expression
• Different types of pattern
• Character pattern
• Word pattern
• Line pattern
Tools for Filters
• grep, grep with options
Flat files
• What are delimiters and its types?
• Reading and Writing to files
Tools for column data
• cut, paste
Tools for sorting
• Sort by lines, Sort by fields
• Sort with options, uniq
Changing information in files
• tr, sed,awk
• usage of piping
• piping with filters
• tee command
Networking protocols
• telnet, ftp
Disk status
• du, df with options
Job control
• Foreground jobs, background jobs
• Killing jobs, nohup
Process status
• ps , ps with options
Editor Vi
• 3 modes

What is shell scripting?
Importance of shell scripting
Different types of shells
Creating shell script
Making shell scripting executable

Shell input & output
• echo, print, read
Backslash character constants
• \t, \n
• What is variable
• System defined variables
• Environment files
• User defined variables
• Constant variables
• Local & global variables
• Arithmetic variables
• Relational numeric operators
• Logical operators
• Assignment operators
Conditional statements
• if, if….else
• if, elif
• case
• while, until, for
• break, continue
File test commands
String test commands
Exit & sleep commands
Command line arguments
• What is $0, S#, $*, $@, $? , $$
Job scheduling
• Cron
• at
DB connection

Who should attend

- Software testers
- Database Developers
- PL/SQL Developers
- QA Engineers
- Production support engineers


Basic knowledge of Unix / Linux would be great (not required)

What you need to bring

Pen and Notebook
Laptop (if available, for practise)
Pen Drive (if available, to copy exercises)

Key Takeaways

- Shell scripting
- Unix internals
- Automation

Date and Time

Not decided yet.

About the Trainer

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Varun Kumar

Working with Amazon, Yahoo

7 years of experience in UNIX with IT giants like Amazon and Yahoo.


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