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Systems Administration I for SUSE® Linux®          

Duration: 5 days

Description 
This course uses SLES9 to teach attendees the core skills necessary to be a Linux administrator. This class will cover installation, SUSE filesystem management, system initialization, services, user management, network management, system administration tools, managing partitions, managing startup, security management, configuring the kernel, Linux utilities, managing the X Window system and troubleshooting. YaST will be used to manage the Linux system and network services. This class is developed by Trubix Inc.

Topics

  • Installation
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Filesystem Device Nodes
  • Hotswappable Bus Support
  • Block Devices and Filesystem Schemes
  • Partitioning Hard Drives
  • Configuring Software RAID at Installation
  • Configuring Flexible Filesystems with LVM
  • Network Setup
  • Firewall Setup
  • YaST system management tool
  • SUSEconfig
  • Post-Install Configuration
  • Partition management
  • SUSE Filesystem Basics
  • Filesystem
  • Mount options and configuration
  • Unmounting Filesystems
  • The Auto-Mounter
  • Swap partitions
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Adding a Drive
  • BIOS Initialization
  • The Boot Process
  • Kernel Initialization
  • init Initialization
  • Run levels
  • Daemon Processes
  • The rc.sysinit Script
  • System V run levels
  • The rc.local Script
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Startup and shutdown processes
  • Controlling Services
  • Managing Users
  • Adding and Modifying User Accounts
  • Password Management
  • NIS Configuration
  • Group Administration
  • User Authenticaion Using PAM
  • File Security
  • Linux File Permissions
  • SUID / SGID Executables
  • The Sticky Bit and Setgid Access Mode
  • User Private Groups
  • Filesystem Management
  • Network Management
  • Bringing Network Interfaces Up and Down
  • Configuration Utilities
  • Multiple NICs
  • Binding Multiple IP Addresses
  • DHCP/BOOTP
  • Networking basics
  • DNS Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Print Management
  • CUPS Queue Management
  • Using at and cron
  • crontab files
  • Using tmpwatch
  • Managing System Logs
  • The whatis Database
  • System Monitoring and Process Control
  • Backups
  • The RPM Package Manager
  • RPM Queries and Verification
  • RPM Utilities and Features
  • Network Configuration with YaST2
  • Network Print Services (CUPS)
  • Samba (CIFS)
  • The up2date utility
  • Accessing the arp Cache
  • Remote Administration
  • OpenSSH (ssh)
  • Secure copy (scp)
  • Secure ftp (sftp)
  • Using YaST remotely
  • Starting the Boot Process
  • Kernel Modules and Their Configuration
  • The /proc filesystem
  • /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
  • Working with LVM
  • The X Protocol
  • X Security
  • Window Managers
  • Display Managers
  • XFree86 Startup
  • X Server Configuration
  • The X Font Server
  • Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
  • Troubleshooting X
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Recovery Run-levels
  • Boot Floppies
  • Rescue Environment Details

Prerequisites

  • Attendees must have a solid understanding of UNIX fundamentals.


 
 
 

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