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Linux Advanced Administration

Course Description
Linux has its own genius bars and also has its own file system, partition tools, user and accounts, distribution and Kernel etc. This course focuses on the advanced concepts of the Linux Operating System. This course will help you learn shell scripting.

This training will cover all the topics including servers and client installation and configuration. You will get more lab experience. You will also get more experience on an automating tasks and installation. You are going to learn from basic commands to advance commands from this training.

 You will be able to install and configure the most important Web servers and file servers and mail servers etc. Through this training you will also learn about troubleshooting of server and client machines and also network related issues on Linux machines. In this training we will cover the Certification topics so that it will help you to get Red hat certificate without any effort.

  1. Basic Linux Command Knowledge

Duration:  8 Weeks Couse


Unit 1: Boot Process - Starting the Linux Operating System

  • BIOS
  • GRUB Boot Loader
  • Kernel Initialisation
  • First process and /etc/inittab
  • Run Levels
  • Controlling Services

Unit 2: Kernel Service and Configuration

  • Basics of Kernel
  •  New Kernel
  •  Kernel Sources
  • Recompiling Kernel 

Unit 3: Advanced Partitioning

  • Implement LVM
  • Implement LVM snapshots

Unit 4: Linux File System Administration and Partitions

  • Create and format simple partitions
  • Create and format swap partitions
  • Create and format encrypted partitions

Unit 5: Linux Installation

  • Create and manage kickstart configuration files
  • Perform installations using kickstart

Unit 6: Package Management

  • Redhat Package Manager
  • Understanding RPM and RPM commands
  • Managing packages using Centralized Repos.

Unit 7: User Administration

  • User Account Management
  • Basic User Environment
  • Shell Profiles
  • Disk Quotas
  • Groups
  • PAM
  • Network Authentication - NIS and LDAP 

Unit 8: Software Tools

  • Building a Linux Utility
  • Creating a Utility
  • The C Compiler
  • Libraries
  • Static vs. Shared Libraries
  • make
  • Data Compression

Unit 9: System Administration Tools

  • Setting the Date
  • Adding Users
  • Ownerships
  • sudo
  • df
  • du
  • tar
  • at
  • crontab
  • Managing Software
  • rpm
  • yum

Unit 10: Networking Tools

  • TCP/IP
  • IP Addresses
  • Network Configuration Files
  • Client / Server Computing
  • telnet
  • ping
  • ftp
  • ssh
  • scp

Unit 11: Linux Filters

  • Perspective
  • grep
  • sort
  • head and tail
  • tr
  • cut
  • od
  • paste
  • split
  • uniq
  • sed
  • gawk
  • more and less
  • tee
  • lp

Unit 12: Regular Expressions, Pipelines, and I/O Redirection

  • Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output
  • Redirect and pipe output

Unit 13: X Window System

  • Get started with GNOME
  • Edit text files with gedit

Unit 14: Web Server

  • Apache Installation and Configuration
  • Squid Installation and Configuration

Unit 15: Network File Sharing Services

  • NFS Installation and Configuration
  • FTP Installation and Configuration
  • Samba Installation and Configuration

Unit 16: Domain Name Services

  • DNS
  • BIND
  • Utilities 

Unit 17: Naming Information Services

  • NIS Implementation
  • NIS Server Installation and Configuration
  • NIS Client Installation and Configuration

Unit 18: Electronic Mail

  • Agents Installation and Configuration
  • Dovecot Installation and Configuration
  • Sendmail Installation and Configuration

Unit 19: Other Networking Services

  • Internet Services Daemon
  • SSHService
  • DHCP Service
  • NTP Service

Unit 20: Securing Services

  • tcp_wrappers
  • Firewalls and Packet Filtering
  • NAT and SELinux

Unit 21: Tuning and Maintaining the Kernel

  • List and load modules
  • Remove modules
  • Kernel arguments

Unit 22: Troubleshooting

  • Understand the boot process
  •  Troubleshoot boot problems


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