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Systems Administration II for SUSE® Linux®          

Duration: 5 days

Description 
This class will teach advanced SUSE® Linux® skills using Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9). The class will focus on installing SLES 9, configuring network services, setting up security, performing backups, developing shell scripts to manage the Linux server, tuning the Linux server and managing a Linux environment. This class is developed by Trubix Inc.

Topics

  • Preparing an installation
  • Install SLES 9
  • Post installation tasks
  • Configuring TCP/IP networking
  • Network configuration Files
  • The /etc/hosts and /etc/networks Files
  • The /etc/host.conf file
  • Configuration files
  • Start-Up scripts
  • Setting the hostname
  • Assigning IP addresses
  • Interface configuration
  • Configuring xinetd
  • The services file
  • The /etc/named.conf File
  • Configuring the domain name service
  • Setting up static routing
  • Linux Security
  • Physical Security
  • Protecting Software
  • Security Applications and Sources
  • The nmap Program
  • Protecting Passwords
  • Setting a Secure Environment
  • Setting File and Directory Permissions
  • The su and sudo Commands
  • SUID and SGID
  • SUID and SGID
  • Monitoring Programs
  • Firewalls and Network Security
  • The ipchains Program
  • Security best practices
  • Working with networking tools
  • The Ping Utility
  • Ping (Continued)
  • The tcpdump Utility
  • Checking the network with netstat
  • Displaying Interface Statistics
  • Displaying Connections
  • Network Utilities – Graphic Based
  • Ethereal Utility
  • Following TCP Streams
  • Managing Backup and Recovery
  • The tar command
  • The cpio command
  • The kdat utility
  • The dump command
  • The restore Command
  • The mkisofs Command
  • The taper utility
  • The BRU utility
  • The dd command
  • Developing Shell Scripts
  • Review shell fundamentals
  • Regular expressions
  • Working with sed
  • Using awk
  • Advanced shell scripting
  • Managing the shell environment
  • Compile Software from Source
  • Performance Tuning
  • Manage Hardware and Component Changes
  • Plug-and-Play
  • Configuring
  • Utilizing YaST for Hardware Configuration
  • Hardware Information
  • Hardware Information Screen
  • Adding New Hardware
  • Adding New Sound Card (continued)
  • Sound Card Hard Disk Controller
  • AccessX

Prerequisites

  • Attendees need to have take the SUSE LINUX Administrative I course or have equivalent experience.


 
 
 

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