Linux System Administration (LFS301) Training

Upcoming Instructor Led Online and Public Linux System Administration (LFS301) classes
Linux System Administration (LFS301) 4 February, 2019 - 7 February, 2019 $2200 Hartmann Software Group Training Registration

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Course Description

 
Learn and practice essential Linux system administration tasks. This course is not specific to a particular Linux distribution and presents information about using Linux in a commercial environment.
Course Length: 4 Days
Course Tuition: $2200 (US)

Prerequisites

Linux Fundamentals, installation, configuration, and some system administration experience recommended.

Course Outline

 

Introduction 

Linux Foundation

Linux Foundation Training

Laboratory Exercises

System Startup and Shutdown 

Understanding the Boot Sequence

The Grand Unified Boot Loader

GRUB Configuration Files

System Configuration Files in /etc

The init Process

SysVinit Startup

chkconfig and service

Upstart

systemd

Shutting down/Rebooting the System

Linux Filesystem Tree Layout 

Data Distinctions

FHS Linux Standard Directory Tree

root (/) directory

/bin

/dev

/etc

/home

/lib and /lib64

/media

/mnt

/opt

/proc

/sys

/root

/sbin

/tmp

/usr

/var

/run

Kernel Services and Configuration 

Kernel Overview

Kernel Configuration

sysctl

Kernel Modules

Module Utilities

Module Configuration

udev and Device Management

Partitioning and Formatting Disks 

Common Disk Types

Disk Geometry

Partitioning

Naming Disk Devices

Sizing up partitions

Partition table editors

Linux Filesystems 

Some Notes About Filesystems

Virtual Filesystem (VFS)

Filesystem Concepts

Disk and Filesystem Usage

Extended Attributes

ext4

XFS

btrfs

Creating and formatting filesystems

Checking and Repairing Filesystems

Mounting filesystems

Swap

Filesystem Quotas

RAID and LVM 

RAID

RAID Levels

Software RAID Configuration

Logical Volume Management (LVM)

Volumes and Volume Groups

Working with Logical Volumes

Resizing Logical Volumes

LVM Snapshots

processes 

Programs and Processes

Process States

Execution Modes

Daemons

Creating Processes

Process Monitoring

Signals

niceness

Package Management Systems 

Software Packaging Concepts

RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)

DPKG (Debian Package)

Package Installers 

Package Installers

yum

zypper

APT

User and Group Account Management 

User Accounts

Management

Passwords

Restricted Shells and Accounts

The root Account

Group Management

PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)

Authentication Process

Configuring PAM

LDAP Authentication

File Permissions and Ownership

SSH

Backup and Recovery Methods 

Backup Basics

cpio

tar

Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups

dd

rsync

dump and restore

mt

Backup Programs

Networking 

IP Addresses

Hostnames

Configuring Network Interfaces

Routing

Name Resolution

Network Diagnostics

Firewalls 

Firewalls

Interfaces

firewalld

Zones

Source Management

Service and Port Management

Local System Security 

Local System Security

Creating a Security Policy

Updates and Security

Physical Security

Filesystem Security

Linux Security Modules

Basic Troubleshooting and System Rescue 

Troubleshooting Overview

Things to Check: Networking

Boot Process Failures

Filesystem Corruption and Recovery

Virtual Consoles

Rescue Media and Troubleshooting

System Rescue and Recovery

Evaluation Survey

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