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Linux System Administration (LFS307)

4.5/5

Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Whether you’re looking for expert prep for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration (LFCS) certification, need training to help start a new Linux IT career, transition to Linux from another platform, or you’re just brushing up on your sysadmin skills, this instructor-led course will teach you what you need to know.

 
 

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Course Information

– Linux Foundation
– Linux Foundation Training
– Linux Foundation Certifications
– Linux Foundation Digital Badges
– Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
– Things Change in Linux and Open Source Projects
– E-Learning Course: LF207
– Distribution Details
– Labs

– One Big Filesystem
– Data Distinctions
– FHS Linux Standard Directory Tree
– root (/) directory
– /bin
– /boot
– /dev
– /etc
– /home
– /lib and /lib64
– /media
– /mnt
– /opt
– /proc
– /sys
– /root
– /sbin
– /srv
– /tmp
– /usr
– /var
– /run
– Labs

– Environment Variables
– Key Shortcuts
– Command History
– Command Aliases
– Labs

– User Accounts
– Shell Startup Files
– Management of User Accounts
– Locked Accounts
– Passwords
– /etc/shadow
– Password Management
– Password Aging
– The root Account
– SSH
– Labs

– Groups
– Group Membership
– Group Management
– User Private Groups
– Labs

– File Permissions and Ownership
– File Access Rights
– chmod, chown and chgrp
– umask
– Filesystem ACLs
– Labs

– Why Use Packages?
– Software Packaging Concepts
– Package Types
– Available Package Management Systems
– Packaging Tool Levels and Varieties
– Package Sources
– Creating Software Packages
– Revision Control Systems
– Available Source Control Systems
– The Linux Kernel and git
– Labs

– DPKG (Debian Package)
– Package File Names and Source
– DPKG Queries
– Installing/Upgrading/Uninstalling
– Labs

– APT
– APT Utilities
– Queries
– Installing/Removing/Upgrading Packages
– Cleaning Up
– Labs

– RPM (Red Hat Package Manager
– Package File Names
– RPM Database and Helper Programs
– Queries
– Verifying Packages
– Installing and Removing Packages
– Updating, Upgrading and Freshening RPM Packages
– Upgrading the Linux Kernel
– rpm2archive and rpm2cpio
– Labs

– dnf
– yum
– Queries
– Installing/Removing/Upgrading Packages
– Additional dnf Commands
– Labs

– zypper
– Queries
– Installing/Removing/Upgrading Packages
– Additional zypper Commands
– Labs

– Revision Control
– Know Where the Code is Coming From: DCO and CLA
– Available Revision Control Systems
– Graphical Interfaces
– Documentation
– Labs

– Basic Commands
– A Simple Example
– Signing Off on Commits
– master vs main
– Labs

– Programs and Processes
– Process Limits
– Creating Processes
– Process Control
– Starting Processes in the Future
– Process States
– Execution Modes
– Daemons
– niceness
– Labs

– Process Monitoring
– Troubleshooting
– ps
– pstree
– top
– Labs

– Memory Monitoring and Tuning
– /proc/sys/vm
– vmstat
– Swap
– Out of Memory Killer (OOM)
– Labs

– I/O Monitoring
– iostat
– iotop
– Labs

– Introduction to Virtualization
– Hosts and Guests
– Emulation
– Hypervisors
– libvirt
– QEMU
– KVM
– Labs

– Containers
– Application Virtualization
– Containers vs Virtual Machines
– Docker
– Docker Commands
– Podman
– Labs

– Filesystem Basics
– Filesystem Concepts
– Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
– Available Filesystems
– Journalling Filesystems
– Special Filesystems
– Labs

– Common Disk Types
– Disk Geometry
– Partitioning
– Partition Tables
– Naming Disk Devices
– blkid and lsblk
– Sizing up partitions
– Backing Up and Restoring Partition Tables
– Partition table editors
– fdisk
– Labs

– Extended Attributes
– Creating and formatting filesystems
– Troubleshooting Filesystems
– Checking and Repairing Filesystems
– Filesystem Usage
– Disk Usage
– Mounting filesystems
– NFS
– Mounting at Boot and /etc/fstab
– automount
– Network Block Devices
– Labs

– ext4 Features
– ext4 Layout and Superblock and Block Groups
– dumpe2fs
– tune2fs
– Labs

– Logical Volume Management (LVM)
– Volumes and Volume Groups
– Working with Logical Volumes
– Resizing Logical Volumes
– LVM Snapshots **
– Labs

– Kernel Overview
– Kernel Boot Parameters
– Kernel Command Line
– Boot Process Failures
– sysctl
– Labs

– Kernel Modules
– Module Utilities
– modinfo
– Module Configuration
– Labs

– udev and Device Management
– Device Nodes
– Rules
– Labs

– IP Addresses
– IPv4 Address Types
– IPv6 Address Types
– IP Address Classes
– Netmasks
– Hostnames
– NTP
– Labs

– Network Devices
– ip
– ifconfig
– Predictable Network Interface Device Names
– Network Configuration Files
– Network Manager
– Routing
– Virtual Network Interfaces
– DNS and Name Resolution
– Network Troubleshooting
– Network Diagnostics
– Labs

– LDAP Authentication
– Labs

– Firewalls
– Interfaces
– firewalld
– Zones
– Source Management
– Service and Port Management
– Port Redirection
– Labs

– The init Process
– Startup Alternatives
– systemd
– systemctl
– Labs

– Backup Basics
– Backup vs Archive
– Backup Methods and Strategies
– tar
– Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups
– dd
– rsync
– Backup Programs **
– Labs

– Linux Security Modules
– SELinux
– AppArmor
– Labs

– Rescue Media and Troubleshooting
– Using Rescue/Recovery Media
– System Rescue and Recovery
– Emergency Boot Media
– Using Rescue Media
– Emergency Mode
– Single User Mode
– Labs

– Evaluation Survey

This course is designed for individuals who desire to gain the necessary skills and abilities to work as a professional Linux system administrator. Students should have basic knowledge of Linux and its most common utilities and text editors.

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Testimonials?

Mohammed Aljbreen Operation Specialist, SAMA

The Clarity of the Content was very good. The explanation of the trainer with in-depth knowledge in a proper flow really impressed me to give 5 star rating.

Arindam Chakraborty Systems Specialist, King Abdullah University of Sciences & Technology

The Instructor was really impressive. Clear cut explanation of every topic he covered with real time scenarios.

Sher Afzal Khan Cloud Engineer, Cloud 9 Networks

The Trainer and the Course Material, both are good. Good flow of explanation with simple examples. The complete training was focused on current industry challenges.

Jawed Ahmad Siddiqui Sr. System Administrator, Saudi Ceramics

The Trainer’s presentation was impressed me to continue the course till end. Never feel bore till the entire sessions. She studied our mindset and follows.

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