HP UNIX Fundamentals

( Duration: 5 Days )

In HP UNIX Fundamentals training course, Participants will learn how to use its many commands and utilities. You will learn the standard UNIX system file editor and basic shell programming.

By attending HP UNIX Fundamentals workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Use UNIX system effectively by automating tasks with shell programs
  • Customize UNIX system to meet individual needs
  • Use the full capabilities of your system

System administrators, network administrators, software developers, programmers, operators, and technical users




  • UNIX structure and capability
  • UNIX history
  • UNIX standards

Logging In and General Orientation

  • Logging in and logging out
  • Viewing online man pages
  • Executing basic UNIX commands

Navigating the File System

  • UNIX File system layout concepts
  • Absolute and relative pathname concepts
  • Navigating and viewing directories with CD, PWD, and lS
  • Creating and removing directories with mkdir and rmdir
  • Searching directories with find

Managing Files

  • File concepts
  • File characteristics
  • Viewing files with cat, more, head, and tail
  • Printing files with lp, lpstat, and cancel
  • Managing files with cp, mv, ln, and rm

File Permissions and Access

  • UNIX file permission concepts
  • Managing file permissions with chmod and umask
  • Managing other attributes with chgrp, chown, and touch
  • Changing user and group identities with su and chgrp

vi Editor

  • Editing files

Shell Basics

  • Shell features
  • Shell types
  • Using command aliasing
  • Using command line recall and editing
  • Modifying TERM, PATH, and other environment variables

Shell Advanced Features

  • Local and environment variables
  • Variable substitution
  • Alias substitution
  • Command substitution
  • Tilde substitution

File Name Generation

  • File name generation character concepts
  • File name generation characters:
    • ?
    • []
    • *


  • Quoting concepts
  • Quoting characters: ,", '

Input and Output Redirection

  • Redirecting standard input, standard output, and standard error
  • Using sort, wc, and grep filters


  • Shell pipeline concepts
  • Using tee, cut, tr, more, and pr filters

Network Services

  • Local Area Networks (LANs)
  • Hostnames
  • Testing connectivity: ping
  • ARPA services: telnet, ftp
  • Berkeley services: rlogin, remsh, rcp
  • Secure shell services: ssh, scp, sftp

Process Management

  • Listing processes with ps
  • Starting processes in the background with "&"
  • Starting processes in the background with nohup
  • Moving jobs to the background and foreground with bg and fg
  • Prioritizing processes with nice
  • Terminating processes with signals
  • Terminating processes with kill
  • Scheduling processes with cron and crontab
  • Scheduling processes with at

Shell Programming

  • Writing simple shell programs
  • Using environment variables in shell scripts
  • Using positional parameters in shell scripts
  • Using read in shell scripts

Shell Programming Branches

  • Using if and case constructs for conditional branching
  • Using and generating return codes
  • Using string, integer, and file tests

Shell Programming Loops

  • Performing arithmetic in the shell
  • Shell script while loops
  • Shell script until loops
  • Shell script for loops

Offline File Storage

  • Creating and using tar archives
  • Creating and using cpio archives

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