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Unix Shell Scripting

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Royapettah, Chennai

Course ID: 4374

Royapettah, Chennai

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Nawaz Ahmed

B.E. Computer Science

7 Years of Experience

About Nawaz Ahmed

The trainer has over 6 years of experience in the IT industry mainly dealing with databases and has over 4 years of experience in shell scripting in which he has automated a variety of manually run tasks using K-shell scripting. The trainer will transfer a lot of tips and tricks pertaining to shell programming as faced in real live production assignments. The trainer has expertise in working with Solaris, HP-UX and RHEL systems. Below are some of the key skills of the trainer.

Oracle Database Administration

Building databases using shell automation

Backing up and restoring databases using scripts

L1 Unix administration activities on Solaris and HP-UX

Working with flat files

Following the process of SOX compliance in computing

Oracle Certified Professional

ITIL V3 Foundation Certified Professional
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About the Course

Automation has always been on the rise ever since computing came into existence, with automation - laborious and tedious tasks can be achieved with flawless efficiency. The same automation is today a norm of the IT industry wherein the professionals are required to complete various tasks using batch jobs and scripts.

This course is a hands-on shell scripting workshop that will enrich you with the knowledge needed to develop shell scripts to automate your day to day activities with ease. The course starts with single line commands and gradually progresses towards the advanced features of shell programming. You will learn the most predominantly used techniques to do effective shell programming that are usually not covered in other similar programmes.

Topics Covered

1) Introduction

2) Login and logout

3) Commands-1

4) vi editor commands

5) Files, Directories and Links

6) Privileges and Ownership commands

7) User Variables, Environmental variables and profile

8) Input and Output

9) Writing a shell script-1

10) Arithmetic Operations

11) Special shell variables

12) Conditional statements

13) Logical and Arithmetic operators

14) Files to know

15) File attributes

16) Writing a shell script-2

17) Piping

18) Commands-2

19) Debugging

20) Escaping special characters

21) Functions and Commenting

22) Commands-3

23) Writing a shell script-3

24) Background / Foreground

25) df –hk / bdf

26) Remote Copy

27) Man pages

28) Commands-4

29) Writing a shell script-4

30) Command-5

31) Writing a shell script-5

32) Commands-6

33) Connecting to an Oracle database

Who should attend

Application Developers/Programmers
System Administrators
Database Administrators
Technical Consultants


Basic knowledge of Unix operating system and commands. Also, access to a Unix environment

What you need to bring

Passion and desire to grow and diversify your skills

Key Takeaways

You will become an efficient shell script programmer that can automate a lot of complex manually run processes


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