Security Programming: Bash Scripting Essentials

Secure Programming    |    Beginner
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Bash is the default shell language in most server computing environments in Linux. The ability to leverage Bash scripting abilities for system administration and automation of tasks, including security, makes it an essential tool to understand and use. In this course, you'll navigate the vital elements of the Bash scripting language and analyze the output of common commands and scripts. You'll learn how to use Bash variables, conditionals, and loops and apply timing to a Bash script. You'll also learn how to change and list directories using Bash scripts, as well as how to change the ownership and permissions on files and folders. Next, you'll create files and custom functions, use piped commands to chain Bash scripts together, and redirect outputs using a Bash script.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    identify uses for Bash scripts
    use and set variables in a Bash script
    use conditional statements in a Bash script
    use the for, while, and until loops in a Bash script
    pause or delay a Bash script for a specified amount of time
    use commands to change and list directories from a Bash script
  • change ownership of files and folders from a Bash script
    change file and folder permissions from a Bash script
    create and modify files in a Bash script
    use piped commands to chain Bash scripts together
    create custom functions in a Bash script
    redirect the output of standard out and standard error text in a Bash script
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

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