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UNIX and Linux Training









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Linux Administration and Support

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

144

Duration

4 Days

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About This Course: The Linux operating system is flexible and scalable, and as an Open Source OS, it is continually improved upon and enhanced. In this course, you gain the knowledge and skills required to build, manage and fine tune Linux platforms to meet your organization's critical and ongoing IT needs. Further, this course covers some topics tested on the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam.

You Will Learn How To

  • Design, configure and support Linux servers
  • Control and troubleshoot the boot process
  • Attach local storage and create file systems
  • Deploy software components from source and binary packages, blending Red Hat with CentOS and other distributions
  • Deliver file, print and network services for UNIX and Windows clients

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Practical skills in the Linux Operating system at the level of:
  • Must be comfortable with Linux command line, including vi text editor and standard file manipulation utilities

Software:

  • This course uses Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Concepts taught are applicable to all Linux distributions

Course Outline

  • Designing and Configuring a Linux Server

Configuring open–source systems

  • The roles of an administrator
  • Open–source licensing
  • Acquiring your Linux distribution

The System Design

  • Structuring the file system
  • Selecting software packages
  • The /etc configuration hierarchy
  • Booting Linux

Managing the boot process

  • Following the boot sequence
  • Controlling services with systemctl

Rescuing an unbootable system

  • Troubleshooting a boot loader
  • Recovering with rescue media
  • Controlling and Monitoring User Processes

Users and groups

  • Enforcing access control policy with Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  • Assigning users to groups
  • Establishing and modifying accounts

Process control and logging

  • ps
  • pstree
  • top
  • vmstat
  • Examining the /proc file system
  • Signaling processes with kill and pkill
  • Capturing important events with journalctl
  • Meeting compliance requirements with journald and syslog
  • Managing File Systems

Device and volume management

  • Installing new disks
  • Establishing and extending logical volumes

Mounting file systems

  • Creating and tuning journaled file systems
  • Attaching to network file servers

Ensuring availability

  • Backing up and restoring data
  • Archiving system configuration
  • Adding and Updating Software

Managing software packages

  • Manipulating portable tar archives
  • Installing software with Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) to blend Red Hat with CentOS and other Linux distributions

Building software from source

  • Working with SRPMs and packaging binary RPMs
  • Resolving dependency issues with yum
  • Configuring Networks

Connecting to an IP network

  • Setting IPv4 addresses and netmasks
  • Configuring and testing IPv6 connectivity

Controlling network services

  • Providing multiple websites with Apache virtual hosting
  • Securing services with access control
  • Supporting Print and File Services

Service for UNIX and Mac OS X clients

  • Offering local and network print services
  • Sharing files with NFS

Service for Windows clients

  • Emulating Windows services with Samba
  • Authenticating users
  • The Linux Kernel

Kernel building and configuration

  • Probing the PCI bus with lspci
  • Discovering new hardware with sysfs
  • Inserting new device drivers
  • Determining required functionality

Running high–performance clusters

  • Balancing network load with Linux Virtual Server (LVS)
  • Ensuring high availability with keepalived
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Tuition

Standard

$2990

Government

$2659

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course is approved by CompTIA for continuing education units (CEUs). For additional information and to confirm which courses are eligible towards your CompTIA certification, click here.

Earn 23 Credits from NASBA

This course qualifies for 23 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

“Linux courses at Learning Tree have provided me with a solid platform and a much deeper understanding of Linux. I am now more independent and able to solve problems without having to ask my colleagues for help.”

- K. Lundebo, Commissioning Manager
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