Courses Info

Course Duration: 30 Days"

Eligibility: No prerequisite"

Course Description:


This Linux Curriculum is based on Enterprise Linux syllabus and comprises of three modules, consisting of System Administration-I, System Administration-II, and System Administration III. The topics are arranged logically and structured in a manner so as to suit the needs of entry-level administrators as well as professionals who have experience in working with other Operating Systems such as Solaris, Microsoft Windows etc. It aims to impart knowledge of Linux OS and help the participants to acquire enterprise-level knowledge of the system and scale up their skills to become Senior System Administrators.
System Administration II
Course Outline

• Unit 1: Automated Installations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Objectives: Create and manage kickstart configuration files; perform installations using kickstart
• Unit 2: Accessing the Command Line
• Objectives: Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line
• Unit 3: Intermediate Command Line Tools
• Objectives: Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim
• Unit 4: Regular Expressions, Pipelines, and I/O Redirection
• Objectives: Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output
• Unit 5: Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
• Objectives: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues
• Unit 6: Managing Simple Partitions and Filesystems
• Objectives: Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypted partitions
• Unit 7: Managing Flexible Storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
• Objectives: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots
• Unit 8: Access Network File Sharing Services; NFS and CIFS
• Objectives: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs
• Unit 9: Managing User Accounts
• Objectives: Manage user accounts including password aging
• Unit 10: Network User Accounts with LDAP
• Objectives: Connect to a central LDAP directory service
• Unit 11: Controlling Access to Files
• Objectives: Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL)
• Unit 12: Managing SELinux
• Objectives: Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs
• Unit 13: Installing and Managing Software
• Objectives: Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files
• Unit 14: Managing Installed Services
• Objectives: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service
• Unit 15: Analyzing and Storing Logs
• Objectives: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate
• Unit 16: Managing Processes
• Objectives: Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes
• Unit 17: Tuning and Maintaining the Kernel
• Objectives: List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments
• Unit 18: System Recovery Techniques
• Objectives: Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems