Unix Shell Scripting Certification Training


Unix Shell Scripting Certification Training

Become an expert in Unix/Linux & Shell Script by mastering the fundamentals, architecture and automation with Shell Script. Also, learn monitoring by working on live real-life projects.


Online self paced classes

Online Self Learning Courses are designed for self-directed training, allowing participants to begin at their convenience with structured training and review exercises to reinforce learning. You’ll learn through videos, PPTs and complete assignments, projects and other activities designed to enhance learning outcomes, all at times that are most convenient to you.

Fundamental of Unix

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will get an overview of the Unix Operating System, its Architecture, Directory Structure and Command Usage and learn how to connect Unix Server using the Putty tool.


  • Introduction to the UNIX Operating System
  • Features of UNIX
  • Unix vs Windows and DOS Operating System
  • Different flavors of Unix
  • Unix System Architecture
  • File System Layout in Unix
  • Unix Command Usage
  • Unix Directory Structure/Hierarchy
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Unix OS
  • Accessing Unix Server

General Utility Commands

Learning Objectives: In this, you will learn how to write and use commands, message print on screen and get hands-on experience on basic commands in the Unix box by using the Putty tool and Ubuntu.


  • Getting started: Ubuntu
  • Special commands in Ubuntu (like apt-get, apt-cache, etc)
  • Basic useful Unix commands (like sleep, passwd, date, cal, etc)
  • Login related commands
  • Terminal related commands
  • Online Manual
  • Displaying Message
  • Disk related commands
  • Command for Unix OS details
  • Control Terminal Colour and Cursor

Files and Directories

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn how to create, delete, rename, copy, move, display files along with Redirection and Piping concepts.


  • What is Files
  • Directories and Sub-directories
  • Types of Files
  • Naming convention of Files
  • Directory related terms
  • Wildcard Character used in Files
  • Commands to manage Directories
  • Commands to create, display and delete Files
  • Commands to Managing Files (cp, mv, wc, lp, etc)
  • Piping
  • Input/Output Redirection

Handling Ordinary Files and Filters

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn how to handle files and directories by using different commands and also learn Filter commands.


  • Splitting File Horizontally
  • Splitting File vertically
  • Useful File related Commands (like paste, tee, tr, cmp, comm, diff, alias, etc)
  • File Search
  • Compressing and Archiving Files
  • ln: Linking Files
  • Filter related Commands (like grep, sort, uniq, awk, etc)

File Attributes and Networking

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn the different types of file attribute, how to change file permission, communicate within a network using Unix command, Upload/Download files from Local to server and vice versa.


  • Categories of Users and Permissions
  • Changing File Permission
  • Changing File Ownership
  • What is Superuser
  • Use of umask Command
  • Communication Commands in Network
  • Network related Commands
  • Transferring files between Local and Server
  • Copy files from server to server


Learning Objectives: Metrics and trend charts will help you to demonstrate that your requirements gathering process is improving. The learning from this module will help you to manage the change requests that come into your project, using brainstorming, negotiation or Agile development methodology.


  • Different types of Editors (like ed, sed, gEdit, emacs, nano, vi, vim)
  • Different modes of the vi editor
  • Screen Control
  • Navigation
  • Cursor Movement
  • Commands for saving and exit
  • Insert and Delete operation in vi
  • Searching for a pattern
  • Replace/Substitute
  • Joining Lines
  • Copy and Paste
  • Block Copy
  • Move and Delete
  • Special features of vim editor
  • sed: Stream Editor
  • Use of xargs command

Entering to Shell Script

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will understand the general idea of a Shell Script, where and how to use and the pre-requisites to work on Shell Script.


  • Different types of shell
  • What is Shell Scripting
  • How to write and execute a Shell script file
  • Scripting Language vs Programming Language
  • Process
  • Running jobs in the background and foreground
  • Scheduling Job (at, batch, cron, nice)
  • Terminate Process Environment Variable
  • Local and Global Variables
  • Positional Parameter

Shell Script operation

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn the approach of writing Shell Script with some basic programs.


  • Escape and Quoting Mechanism
  • Batch Script vs Shell Script
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Shell Script
  • Shell Arithmetic Basic Operators
  • Arrays
  • Shell Function
  • Decision Making Statement

Shell Programming

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will learn how to debug a Shell Script Program and more hands on of important programs with assignment for own practice.


  • Debugging Shell Scripts
  • Shell Loops
  • Loop Control flow
  • Some important Shell Script Programs


Learning Objectives: In this module, we will discuss about FAQs, and project work with roles and responsibilities.


  • Objective/FAQ discussion
  • Queries/Doubt Clarification
  • Project

About the training

This course encompasses basic to advance level of Unix & Shell Script. The training is user friendly and will emphasize on real-time programs aligned to industry demands.

Training Objectives

After completion of the Unix/Linux Shell Script course at CertAdda, you will be able to:

  • Understand and identify different UNIX Operating Systems
  • Architecture & its different layers
  • Write, execute and debug Shell Scripts
  • Understand advanced concepts to use in various technologies

Who should go for this Course?

This course will be beneficial for freshers as well as experienced professionals who are interested to learn/work and build their careers around Unix-related IT fields. These can include:

  • Developers/Testers who want to accelerate their careers
  • Analytics Managers who are subject matter experts, or/and are leading a team of analysts
  • Individual contributors in the field of Enterprise Business Intelligence.

Why learn Unix Shell Scripting?

After completing the course, you will be interview-ready in these fields:

  • Unix Infra
  • Unix Testing
  • Unix Development
  • Unix Application Support

Additionally, the course will be helpful for candidates who are working or willing to work in varied fields of technology like ETL Development/Testing, Big Data & Hadoop Development/Testing, Java Development/Testing, Unix SQL Production Support, and many more.

What are the pre-requisites for this Course?

The pre-requisites for this course include knowledge of the Windows OS.

What are the system requirements for this course?

Typical hardware requirements are: RAM 4 GB and Disk Space 10GB with dual core CPU. Requisite software can be downloaded from here.

How will I execute the practicals?

Installation guides are provided with the course. The detailed installation guides are also provided in the LMS for setting up the practical environment. Also. we’ll provide an URL for online practice and guidance. Your queries will be promptly answered by the CertAdda 24*7 support team.

Which case studies will be the part of this course?

Project Title: 30 assignments on Unix Scripting
Description: The purpose of this project is to explore and master Unix Scripting by executing complex assignments. You will get to work on multiple assignments with varying degree of complexity that will enable you to become an expert Unix Administrator. After completing these assignments, you will be able to perform your day-to-day Unix activities with great ease. Most of the assignments are based on the following tasks:

  • Creating a user
  • Changing the ownership
  • Configuring disk and SSH service
  • Logical partitioning
  • Creating repository based on http service and many more

What if I miss a class?

You will never miss a lecture at CertAdda You can choose either of the two options: View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS or You can attend the missed session in any other live batch.

Will I get placement assistance?

To help you in this endeavor, we have added a resume builder tool in your LMS. Now, you will be able to create a winning resume in just 3 easy steps. You will have unlimited access to use these templates across different roles and designations. All you need to do is, log in to your LMS and click on the “create your resume” option.

Can I attend a demo session?

We have limited number of participants in a live session to maintain the Quality Standards. So, unfortunately participation in a live class without enrolment is not possible. However, you can go through the sample class recording and it would give you a clear insight about how are the classes conducted, quality of instructors and the level of interaction in the class.

Who is our Instructor?

All instructors at CertAdda are senior industry practitioners with minimum 10 – 12 years of relevant IT experience. They are subject matter experts who trained by CertAdda to provide impeccable learning experience to all our global users.

What if I have more queries?

Just give us a CALL at +91 8178510474 / +91 9967920486 OR email at admin@certadda.com