Enterprise Linux System Administration

Training Summary
This is an in-depth course that explores installation, configuration and maintenance of Linux systems. The course focuses on issues universal to every workstation and server. The course material is designed to provide extensive hands-on experience. Topics include: installation and configuration; the boot process; user and group administration; filesystem administration, including quotas, FACLs, RAID and LVM; task automation; client networking; SELinux; software management; log files; troubleshooting; and more.This course has the following supported distributions:Oracle Linux 7Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
Before taking this course, students should already be comfortable working in a Linux or Unix environment. Fundamentals such as the Linux filesystem, process management, and how to edit files will not be covered in class. An understanding of network concepts, and the TCP/IP protocol suite is helpful. These skills are taught in the "Linux Fundamentals" course.
5 Days/Lecture & Labs
This course is designed for those wanting to gain knowledge and understanding of the installation, configuration and maintenance of Linux systems.
Course Topics
  • Linux Kernel and Devices
  • Systemd Overview
  • GRUB2/Systemd Boot Process
  • Software Maintenance
  • Local Storage Administration
  • LVM and RAID
  • Remote Storage Administration
  • User/Group Administration
  • Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  • Security Administration
  • Basic Networking
  • Advanced Networking
  • Log File Administration
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • RHEL7 Rescue Environment
  • Pre-Installation Considerations
  • Installing RHEL7
  • Installing SLES12
  • Manage Virtual Machines
  • Backups

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