Oracle 1Z0-409 Certification Exam Syllabus

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Oracle 1Z0-409 Certification Details:

Exam Name Oracle Linux Fundamentals (Oracle PartnerNetwork)
Exam Code 1Z0-409
Exam Product Version Oracle Linux Administration
Exam Price USD $245 (Pricing may vary by country or by localized currency)
Duration 120 minutes
Number of Questions 77
Passing Score 57%
Validated Against This exam has been validated against Oracle Linux 5, Update 6.
Format Multiple Choice
Recommended Training UNIX and Linux Essentials (This course will be helpful in preparing for the exam, but it may not map directly to all exam topics. Candidates should also note the differences between the Linux releases upon which the course and exam are based.)
Schedule Exam Pearson VUE - Oracle
Recommended Practice 1Z0-409 Online Practice Exam

Oracle 1Z0-409 Certification Topics:

Enterprise Linux Fundamentals 
- What is Linux?
- Identify the origins of UNIX and how Linux is related to UNIX
- Describe the major goals of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU project
- List key elements of a Linux distribution and name several distributions
- List several standards that apply to Linux
- Describe the basic mechanisms that make UNIX so powerful
Multi User Concepts
- Describe the differences between the administrative (root) user and normal user accounts and explain when each should be used
- Log into the system
- Switch between accounts using the 'su' command
- Use basic commands to gather information about the system
- Use system help facilities to learn about commands and their options.
The Linux File System
- List the standard system directories and explain what type of files are contained in each
- Navigate the file system
- Explain standard POSIX file permissions including special permissions such as the SUID, SGID and Sticky bits on both files and directories
- Change permissions of files 
- Explain how file ownership (user: group) relates to file permissions 
- Change ownership of files 
- Describe how the User Private Group (UPG) scheme works and the problem it solves
Manipulating Files
- Be able to create, delete, copy, move and rename files and directories
- Describe the various types of files that can be stored on UNIX and Linux file systems
- Explain hard links and symbolic links, their pros & cons and when & where they can or can not be used
- Identify the type of content of any file
- View the contents of both text-based and binary files
- Search the file system for files and directories with specific properties
Text Processing 
- Search inside of files for specified information
- Perform file editing, sorting, cutting & merging text files from the command linee
Shell Basics 
- Understand the varied roles the command shell plays in everyday UNIX/Linux usage
- Pipe several commands together to perform more complex and useful processing
- Use file redirection on the command line 
- Create and use shell and environment variables to configure and control the operation of the system, the command shell and programs
- Use and escape special characters when they are used on the command line
Regular Expressions - Construct regular expressions for matching text patterns
Archiving and Compression
- Use tar & cpio to create archives and extract files from them
- Compress and decompress files using the UNIX compress, GNU gzip, bzip2 and zip formats
Text Editing
- Use simple text editors like pico and nano
- Perform basic and intermediate text editing functions efficiently with vi & Vim
- Perform basic and intermediate text editing functions with GNU Emacs
Command Shells
- List the history and relationships of the various popular shell implementations available on UNIX and Linux systems
- Identify and switch between the various shell implementations
- Customize the command prompt on Bourne and BASH shells
- Use command line history, command completion, aliases and command line editing
- Customize command shell operation system wide and for individual users
Introduction to Shell Scripting 
- Process arguments passed into a shell script
- Get input from the user of a shell script
- Generate formatted output from a shell script
- Perform tasks conditionally using if, case and while loops in a shell script
- Perform repeated actions over a set of values with for loops on the command line and within shell scripts
- Do math in a shell script
Process Management and Job Control 
- Describe the differences between process and threads
- Find and control running programs with ps, top, kill, and nice
- Use the jobs, fg and bg commands to view and access several tasks at once on a single shell
- Use the screen command to run several programs and disconnect from running programs on remote systems
Messaging
- Send local messages with the write and wall commands
- Use talk and ytalk to chat with other users
- Send and read email with the mail and pine commands
The Secure Shell 
- Configure the ssh client and sshd server programs securely
- Establish secure, remote connections to other systems
- Use SSH's key-based authentication
Managing Software 
- Find and download software via FTP & HTTP with text & graphical client programs like wget, lftp, links, Konqueror and Mozilla Firefox
- Install binary programs in RPM packages
- List software already installed on the system with RPM
-Compile and install software from source releases
- Compile and install software from a source RPM (SRPM or .src.rpm) package
Printing
- Use CUPS to connect to available local and network printers
- Use various commands to process and convert files in preparation for printing
- Send jobs to a printer
- Monitor and remove print jobs
Mounting FileSystems and Managing Removable Media
- Use the mount command
- Access NFS and SMB filesystems over the network
- Use autofs for on-demand mounting of filesystems without root privileges
X Window System
- Start the graphical environment manually
- Select different desktop environments
- Launch graphical applications
- Use Linux as an X terminal
- Customize the graphical environment and auto-start applications at login and X startup
- Securely tunnel remote graphical applications through SSH

The Oracle 1Z0-409 Certification Program certifies candidates on skills and knowledge related to Oracle Linux Administration products and technologies. The Oracle Linux Certified Implementation Specialist is granted based on a combination of passing exams, training and performance-based assignments, depending on the level of certification. Oracle 1Z0-409 certification is tangible benchmark of experience and expertise that help you stand out in a crowd among employers. To ensure success, Oracle recommends combining education courses, practice exam and hands-on experience to prepare for your Oracle Linux Fundamentals (Oracle PartnerNetwork) certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in hands-on practice or professional experience.

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