Course Description

During this 4 day intensive training workshop students learn to read, write, and debug shell scripts, thus increasing productivity by taking full advantage of the Korn Shell. Approximately 70% of this course is spent on varied lab exercises from simple to more complex scripting.



4 days


Target Audience

IT Professionals with a good working knowledge of the Fundamentals of Unix


Course Prerequisites

The skills required for those who wish to attend this course can be learned by attending any of the following GuruTeam courses, or equivalent training programmes.

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please contact us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.


Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please contact us for further details.


Course Content

  1. UNIX Processes
  2. Getting Started
  3. Variables
  4. The Login Process
  5. Conditional Statements
  6. Loops
  7. Special Variables
  8. Quoting Mechanisms
  9. Functions
  10. Advanced Programming
  11. Debugging Techniques
  12. Shell IPC


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