Advanced Unix / Linux System Administration

Duration

40 hours, 5-day training workshop

Delivery

Face to face training or online training

Course Inclusive

Training materials & certificate of completion

Description

This course is designed to give experienced Unix/Linux users the skills and knowledge needed to be qualified system administrators.

Course Content

  • MODULE I: Hardware, Device Configuration, and Installation
    1. Hardware Compatibility and Resources
    2. CPU and Memory Support
    3. Filesystem Device Nodes
    4. System and Hotswappable Bus Support
    5. Laptops
    6. Block Devices and Filesystem Schemes
    7. Red Hat Installer Features
    8. Red Hat Linux Installation
    9. Partitioning Hard Drives
    10. Configuring Software RAID at Installation
    11. Configuring Flexible Filesystems with LVM
    12. Network Configuration and Firewall Setup
    13. Package Selection
    14. Validating the Installation
    15. Serial Console Installation
    16. Noprobe Mode
    17. Driver Disks
    18. Post-Install Configuration
  • MODULE II: Filesystem Management
    1. Creating and Managing Partitions
    2. Filesystem Basics and Attributes
    3. Filesystem Creation
    4. Ext3: Journaling for Ext2 Filesystems
    5. The Filesystem Hierarchy
    6. Mount options and configurationConnecting to Network Resources with NFS and SMB/CIFS
    7. Unmounting Filesystems
    8. The Auto-Mounter
    9. Swap partitions
    10. Filesystem Maintenance
    11. Determining Filesystem Usage
    12. Adding a Drive
  • MODULE III: System Initialization and Services
    1. The Boot Sequence
    2. BIOS Initialization
    3. The Boot Loader
    4. Kernel Initialization
    5. init Initialization
    6. Run levels
    7. Daemon Processes
    8. The rc.sysinit Script
    9. System V run levels
    10. The rc.local Script
    11. Virtual Consoles
    12. System Shutdown and Reboot
    13. Controlling Services
  • MODULE IV: User Administration
    1. User Policy Considerations
    2. The User Account Database
    3. Adding a New User Account
    4. Modifying/Deleting Accounts
    5. Password Aging Policies
    6. Authentication Configuration
    7. NIS Configuration
    8. Group Administration
    9. Switching Accounts
    10. File Ownership
    11. Linux File Permission
    12. SUID / SGID Executables
    13. The Sticky Bit and Setgid Access Mode
    14. Default File Permissions
    15. User Private Groups
    16. Filesystem Quota Setup and Administration
  • MODULE V: Network Configuration
    1. Network Device Recognition
    2. Network Interfaces
    3. Address Resolution Protocol
    4. Bringing Network Interfaces Up and Down
    5. Interface Configuration Files
    6. Configuration Utilities
    7. Multiple NICs
    8. Binding Multiple IP Addresses
    9. DHCP/BOOTP
    10. Allowing User Control of Network Interfaces
    11. Basic IP Routes
    12. System Default Route
    13. IP Forwarding
    14. Global Network Parameters
    15. Name Resolution
    16. DNS Client Configuration
    17. DNS and Network Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • MODULE VI: System Administration Tools
    1. Using the Alternatives System
    2. The Print System User Interface
    3. CUPS Printing System Configuration
    4. CUPS Queue Management
    5. Task Automation With at and cron
    6. Controlling Access to Task Automation
    7. crontab format
    8. System crontab Files
    9. Using tmpwatch
    10. Configuring, Maintaining and Monitoring System Logs
    11. Managing the whatis Database
    12. System Monitoring and Process Control
    13. Tape Backups
    14. Archiving with tar, dump/restore, and cpio
    15. Remote Backups
  • MODULE VII: RPM, Boot Loaders, and Kickstart
    1. Introduction to the RPM Package Manager
    2. Installing and Removing Software with RPM
    3. Installing Kernel Errata
    4. RPM Queries and Verification
    5. RPM Utilities and Features
    6. Red Hat Network in the Enterprise
    7. Red Hat Network Registration
    8. The up2date utility
    9. Remote Administration
    10. Boot Loader Components
    11. GRUB and grub.conf
    12. Starting the Boot Process
    13. Multiboot Systems
    14. Configuring a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Network Installation Server
    15. Using Kickstart to Automate Installation
    16. The Kickstart Configuration File
  • MODULE VIII: Kernel Services and Configuration
    1. Kernel Modules and Their Configuration
    2. The /proc filesystem
    3. /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
    4. Software RAID Configuration and Recovery
    5. Flexible Filesystems with LVM
    6. Using LVM to Create Snapshot Logical Volumes
  • MODULE IX: The X Window System
    1. The X Protocol
    2. X Security
    3. xauth with ssh
    4. X Modularity
    5. X Extensibility
    6. Window Managers
    7. Display Managers
    8. XFree86 Startup
    9. X Server Configuration
    10. The X Font Server
    11. Module 10: Troubleshooting
    12. Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
    13. Troubleshooting X
    14. Troubleshooting Services
    15. Troubleshooting Networking
    16. Troubleshooting Boot Problems
    17. Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
    18. Recovery Run-levels
    19. Boot Floppies
    20. Rescue Environment Utilities
    21. Rescue Environment Details
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