LINUX System Administration – Level II

Level II focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux administrator.

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DURATION:
4 days

Address

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map

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ACE , Short Courses
Course Overview Linux System Administration – Level II focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux administrator. This course shall extend participants’ knowledge and skills deeper into Linux administration with topics that include file systems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting. Participants who attend both Linux System Administration I and II are satisfactorily prepared for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200).
Course Objective Upon completion this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation
  • Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services
  • Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes
  • Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services
  • Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication
  • Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration
Target Audience This training is specifically designed for participants who have completed Linux Administration – Level I.  This course is also suitable for partipants with adequate knowledge, technical skills and experience with Unix or Linux operating system.
Course Outline  

DAY / DATE TIME TOPIC
Day 1 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

 

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

 

2.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

 

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

–          Tea Break

Automate installation with Kickstart

·         Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with Kickstart.

Use regular expressions with grep

·         Write regular expressions that, when partnered with grep, will allow you to quickly isolate or locate content within text files.

Create and Edit text files with vim

·         Introduce the vim text editor, with which you can open, edit, and save text files.

Schedule future Linux tasks

·         Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.

Manage priority of Linux processes

·         Influence the relative priorities at which Linux processes run.

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Day 2 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

2.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

– Tea break

Control access to files with access control lists (ACL)

·         Manage file security using POSIX access control lists.

 

Manage SELinux security

·         Manage the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.

 

Connect to network-defined users and groups

·         Configure systems to use central identity management services

Day 3 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

 

 

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

 

2.00 pm – 5.30 pm

 

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

    –      Tea Break

Add disks, partitions, and file systems to a Linux system

·         Manage simple partitions and file systems.

 

Manage logical volume management (LVM) storage

·         Manage logical volumes from the command line.

 

Access networked attached storage with network file system (NFS)

·         Access (secure) NFS shares.

 

Access networked storage with SMB

·         Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount SMB file systems.

Day4 9 am – 12.30 noon

 

10 am – 10.15 am

–          Tea break

12.30 noon – 2.00 pm

–          Lunch

2.00 pm – 5.30 pm

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm

–        Tea Break

 

Control and troubleshoot the Linux boot process

 

Limit network communication with firewall

  • Configure a basic firewall

 

Comprehensive review

  • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in this course.

 

*Note: Topicss proposed are subjects to changes

Duration 4 Days