Skills development labs for system administrators and DevOps practitioners.

In this lab students will learn to use Jenkins, a widely used automation tool to set up a CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery) pipeline. CI establishes a consistent and automated way to build, package, and test applications. CD automates the delivery of applications. A pipeline is the set of software integration, testing and deployment steps that the software being developed must go through.  This lab is brought to you by the Rochester Institute of Technology-Global Cyber Institute.

CI/CD is the backbone of DevOps, a set of practices and tools that increases an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high speed, evolving and improving products at a faster pace.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of web architecture, some familiarity with the Linux command line and text editors.

Expected Duration

2 hours, self-paced. Pause and continue at any time.
2 CPEs awarded on successful completion.

Availability

Included if you are a subscriber to any of the following training packages:

  • Level 1: CYRIN Enterprise Instructional Labs
  • Level 2: Attack/Defense/IR Exercises & Instructional Labs
  • Level 3: Utility Under Attack Scenarios, Attack/Defense/IR Exercises, & Instructional Labs
  • System Administrator 2
Educational Lab

The ability to read and write shell scripts is an essential skill for system administrators. They are used to automate frequently executed tasks, saving system administrators time and reducing the likelihood of mistakes. This lab is brought to you by the Rochester Institute of Technology-Global Cyber Institute.

In this lab students will learn to write a simple Bash script that automates the task of creating user accounts, adding accounts to a group, and creating a shared workspace for this group.

Prerequisites

Students must have some familiarity with the Unix/Linux Terminal and shell commands. They must also know how to edit text files using nano, vi/vim, or emacs.

Students without these prerequisites should first complete the free Getting Started with CYRIN lab.

Expected Duration

1 hour, self-paced. Pause and continue at any time.
1 CPE awarded on successful completion.

Availability

Included if you are a subscriber to any of the following training packages:

  • Level 1: CYRIN Enterprise Instructional Labs
  • Level 2: Attack/Defense/IR Exercises & Instructional Labs
  • Level 3: Utility Under Attack Scenarios, Attack/Defense/IR Exercises, & Instructional Labs
  • System Administrator 1
Educational Lab