HP UNIX - Fundamentals

( Duration: 5 Days )

In HP UNIX Fundamentals training course, delegates will learn how to use HP-Unix's many commands and utilities. You will learn the standard UNIX system file editor and basic shell programming.

By attending HP UNIX Fundamentals workshop, delegates 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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