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Linux System Administration (MOC 55187)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This course is intended for students with a basic knowledge of Linux and its most common utilities and text editors. For users with no prior experience we suggest the free ‘Introduction to Linux’ course available on edx.org


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Knowledge of the basic components of Linux.
  • Familiarity with text editors.
  • Working knowledge of Bash scripting.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform essential Linux commands such as installation, searches and manipulating files.
  • Operate running Linux systems by managing the boot process, scheduling jobs, updating the system, monitoring system performance and managing security.
  • Manage users and groups by adding/deleting/modifying, configuring LDAP and PAM, modifying user processes and resources.
  • Ensure network performance via configuration, monitoring, tunnelling and routing of traffic.
  • Configure services such as DNS, shares, SSH and SELinux/AppArmor as well as servers for DHCP and HTTP.
  • Manage system storage by using partitions, logical volumes, phsyical volumes, ACLs, quotas and clustering.

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Course Content

This four-day instructor-led course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and abilities to work as a professional Linux system administrator. The course covers how to administer, configure and upgrade Linux systems running one of the three major Linux distribution families: Red Hat, SUSE, Debian/Ubuntu, how to master the tools and concepts you’ll need to efficiently build and manage an enterprise Linux infrastructure. It also covers how to use state-of-the-art system administration techniques in real-life scenarios via practical labs. This course prepares the user for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam, which is also a required component of the MCSA: Linux on Azure Certification.

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,940.-
  • SA Voucher: 4
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.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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16/10/2017 - 19/10/2017 Hamburg
13/11/2017 - 16/11/2017 Frankfurt
11/12/2017 - 14/12/2017 Münster
02/01/2018 - 05/01/2018 Berlin
29/01/2018 - 01/02/2018 Hamburg
19/02/2018 - 22/02/2018 Munich
12/03/2018 - 15/03/2018 Berlin
26/03/2018 - 29/03/2018 Düsseldorf
19/02/2018 - 22/02/2018 Zurich
22/05/2018 - 25/05/2018 Zurich
06/08/2018 - 09/08/2018 Zurich
15/10/2018 - 18/10/2018 Zurich
17/12/2018 - 20/12/2018 Zurich