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SUSE Linux System Administration

30 Hours
Online Instructor-led Training
USD 1399 (USD 2800)
Save 50% Offer ends on 31-Jul-2024
SUSE Linux System Administration course and certification
214 Learners

About this Course

SUSE Linux System Administration Course Overview

This instructor led SUSE Linux System Administration training course is designed to teach the key administration, security, networking and performance tasks required on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).

Similarly, the course is targeted to closely follow the official Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and CompTIA Linux+ certification curriculums.
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Who will the Course Benefit?

The SUSE Linux System Administration training course is suitable for novice Linux System Administrators, Programmers and other technical IT staff who need to acquire administration knowledge of the key administrative, networking, performance and security tasks required on a SUSE Linux operating system within the Enterprise.

Delegates who wish to work towards achieving the Linux Administrator LPIC-1 or CompTIA Linux+ certifications will find this course a good basis for LPIC-1: 101-500 and 102-500 exams or CompTIA Linux+: LX0-103, LX0-104 and XKO-004 exams.

The appendixes also include other related topics that would be useful reading for delegates preparing for certification.
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Course Objectives

On completion of this course the delegate will have the required technical knowledge to administer a SUSE Linux server within the Enterprise. They will have gained practical experience of configuring administrative, networking, performance and security aspects of a SUSE Linux Enterprise system (SLES).

The delegate will possess the essential knowledge required to study towards the Linux Administrator LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+ certifications.
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This is a SUSE Linux System Administration course by Uplatz. 

SUSE Linux System Administration

Course Details & Curriculum

SUSE Linux System Administration Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: FILE SYSTEM CONFIGURATION

  • File system types
  • Partitioning a disk
  • Creating filesystems
  • Displaying disk usage
  • Mounting and unmounting file systems
  • Locating files in use
  • Exercise

Session 2: ADVANCED FILE SYSTEM OPERATIONS

  • Logical Volume Management
  • Checking and repairing the file system
  • Growing file systems
  • Disk quotas
  • Listing swap areas
  • Creating and removing swap areas
  • Exercise

Session 3: USER ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

  • The User Private Group scheme
  • Files used in creating a user
  • Adding users via the command line and YaST
  • Groups
  • Password administration
  • The Bash Shell environment
  • Configuring user limits
  • Extended permissions
  • The sudo command
  • User monitoring and communication
  • Exercise

SUSE Linux System Administration Training Course

Session 4: PACKAGE MANAGEMENT

  • The Red Hat Package Manager(rpm)
  • Verifying Software
  • Querying installed packages
  • Installing packages
  • The upgrade mechanism
  • Removing packages
  • Converting rpm packages to cpio format
  • Extended package management
  • Exercise

Session 5: SYSTEM STARTUP AND SHUTDOWN

  • System startup process
  • The startup script framework
  • Managing services using YaST
  • Starting and stopping services dynamically
  • Managing services with systemd
  • suseconfig and /etc/sysconfig
  • shutdown and rc
  • Exercise

Session 6: CONFIGURING PRINTERS

  • The Common Unix Printing Service CUPS
  • Printer devices and configuration
  • Installing printers
  • Configuring the CUPS server
  • Printer options
  • Print commands
  • Managing print queues
  • Exercise

Session 7: PROCESS MONITORING AND SCHEDULING

  • Monitoring processes
  • Shared libraries
  • Scheduling processes with at
  • Scheduling processes with cron
  • crontab command options
  • Managing anacron
  • Exercise

SUSE Linux System Administration Training Course

Session 8: SYSTEM SECURITY AND ENCRYPTION

  • The secure shell OpenSSH
  • Public/private key authentication
  • X11 forwarding
  • Encryption with GNU Privacy Guard GPG
  • crontab command options
  • Exercise

Session 9: CONNECTING LINUX TO THE NETWORK

  • Basic network configuration
  • IPv4 addressing
  • IPv6 addressing
  • Network protocols
  • Network services and port numbers
  • Managing network devices
  • Hostnames and DNS
  • Searching domains
  • Routing under Linux
  • Exercise

Session 10: INTERNET SERVICES

  • Network services
  • The xinetd daemon
  • Protecting services with TCP wrappers
  • Checking network service ports
  • Configuring network time
  • Interacting with the hardware clock
  • Remote administration
  • Exercise

SUSE Linux System Administration Training Course

Session 11: BACKUP AND RESTORE

  • Archiving with tar
  • Archiving with cpio
  • Using the dd command
  • Archiving and compression
  • Other backup tools
  • Exercise

Session 12: LOCALISATION

  • Localisation overview
  • Locale variables
  • Character encoding
  • Setting the locale
  • The time zone
  • Converting character sets
  • Exercise

Session 13: VIRTUALISATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING

  • An overview of virtualisation and containers
  • Linux Containers
  • Application Containers
  • Iaas cloud
  • Exercise

SUSE Linux System Administration Training Course

Session 14: DEVICES UNDER LINUX

  • Device services
  • Device file naming conventions
  • The /sys directory
  • Examining hardware
  • Hardware configuration messages
  • Software configuration messages
  • System bus support
  • Managing disk parameters
  • Detecting new hardware
  • System overview: siga
  • Exercise

Session 15:SYSTEM LOGGING

  • rsyslog configuration
  • Testing using logger
  • Managing logs with logrotate
  • The systemd journal: journalctl
  • Exercise

Session 16:TROUBLESHOOTING

  • The troubleshooting process
  • Booting into maintenance mode
  • Booting the rescue system
  • Exercise

Addendum: Reference Materials (provided within the course handbook for additional reading)

APPENDIX A - INSTALLING LINUX

  • Installing Linux

APPENDIX B - ELECTRONIC MAIL

  • Configuring Postfix and Sendmail
  • Mail commands

APPENDIX C - X WINDOWS AND ACCESSIBILITY

  • Configuring the X Windows GUI interface and desktops
  • Installing alternative desktops
  • Configuring the desktop for disabled users

APPENDIX D - PACKAGE MANAGEMENT

  • Additional software package management tools

APPENDIX E - ADDITIONAL COMMANDS

  • Miscellaneous Shell commands
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Certification
Linux Administrator LPIC-1: 101-500 and LPI 102-500 and CompTIA Linux+: LX0-103, LX0-104 and XK0-004

Attending this course will help the delegate gain many of the skills and product knowledge requirements as outlined in the exam objectives. Studying this course and its associated reference materials can form part of the preparation to achieve certification. Experience, practice, self-study and aptitude are also key requirements for exam success.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The LPI and CompTIA websites list all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.



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