Linux System Administration (LFS301)

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Course Overview

Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Whether you're looking for expert test prep for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration 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 course will teach you what you need to know.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration (LFCS) exam.

Who should attend

This course is designed to provide students with 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.

Course Content

Introduction
  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • E-Learning Course: LFS201
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs
Linux Filesystem Tree Layout
  • 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
processes
  • Programs and Processes
  • Process Limits
  • Creating Processes
  • Process States
  • Execution Modes
  • Daemons
  • niceness
  • Libraries
  • Signals
  • Labs
Package Management Systems
  • Software Packaging Concepts
  • RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
  • DPKG (Debian Package)
  • Revision Control Systems
  • Labs
Package Installers
  • Package Installers
  • yum
  • zypper
  • APT
  • Labs
System Monitoring
  • System Monitoring
  • Process Monitoring
  • Memory Monitoring and Tuning
  • Network Monitoring
  • I/O Monitoring
  • I/O Scheduling **
  • System Log Files
  • sar **
  • Labs
Linux Filesystems
  • Filesystem Basics
  • Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
  • Available Filesystems
  • Filesystem Concepts
  • Disk and Filesystem Usage
  • Extended Attributes
  • ext4
  • XFS **
  • btrfs **
  • Labs
Partitioning and Formatting Disks
  • Common Disk Types
  • Disk Geometry
  • Partitioning
  • Naming Disk Devices
  • Sizing up partitions
  • Partition table editors
  • Labs
More on Linux Filesystems
  • Creating and formatting filesystems
  • Checking and Repairing Filesystems
  • Mounting filesystems
  • automount
  • Swap
  • Filesystem Quotas **
  • Labs
Encrypting Disks
  • Filesystem Encryption
  • LUKS
  • Using an Encrypted Partition
  • Labs
LVM and RAID
  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Volumes and Volume Groups
  • Working with Logical Volumes
  • Resizing Logical Volumes
  • LVM Snapshots **
  • RAID **
  • RAID Levels **
  • Software RAID Configuration **
  • Labs
Kernel Services and Configuration
  • Kernel Overview
  • Kernel Configuration
  • sysctl
  • Kernel Modules
  • Module Utilities
  • Module Configuration
  • udev and Device Management
  • Labs
Virtualization Overview
  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Emulation
  • Hypervisors
  • libvirt
  • QEMU
  • KVM
  • Labs
Containers Overview
  • Containers
  • Docker
  • Docker Commands
  • Labs
User and Group Account Management
  • User Accounts
  • Management
  • Passwords
  • Restricted Shells and Accounts **
  • The root Account
  • Group Management
  • SSH
  • PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
  • Authentication Process
  • Configuring PAM
  • LDAP Authentication **
  • File Permissions and Ownership
  • Labs
Networking
  • IP Addresses
  • Hostnames
  • Network Devices
  • ip and ifconfig
  • Network Configuration Files
  • Network Manager
  • Routing
  • DNS and Hostname Resolution
  • Network Diagnostics
  • Labs
Firewalls
  • Firewalls
  • Interfaces
  • firewalld
  • Zones
  • Source Management
  • Service and Port Management
  • Labs
System Startup and Shutdown
  • Understanding the Boot Sequence
  • System Configuration Files in /etc
  • Shutting down/Rebooting the System
  • The Grand Unified Boot Loader
  • GRUB Configuration Files
  • The init Process
  • systemd
  • SysVinit Startup **
  • chkconfig and service **
  • Upstart **
  • Labs
Backup and Recovery Methods
  • Backup Basics
  • cpio **
  • tar
  • Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups
  • dd
  • rsync
  • dump and restore **
  • mt **
  • Backup Programs **
  • Labs
Linux Security Modules
  • Linux Security Modules
  • SELinux
  • AppArmor
  • Labs
Local System Security
  • Local System Security
  • Creating a Security Policy
  • Updates and Security
  • Physical Security
  • Filesystem Security
  • Labs
Basic Troubleshooting and System Rescue
  • Troubleshooting Overview
  • Things to Check: Networking
  • Boot Process Failures
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Rescue Media and Troubleshooting
  • System Rescue and Recovery
  • Labs
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,490.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Dates and Booking
 
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Germany
18/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Düsseldorf
06/11/2018 - 09/11/2018 Berlin
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Austria
06/11/2018 - 09/11/2018 Vienna (iTLS)

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05/11/2018 - 08/11/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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