Linux System Administrator

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Linux Administrator

    Module 1: Automating Programs
    • Run Levels
    • /etc/rc.d Files
    • Customization of Run Levels
    • cron and anacron
    • at and batch

    Module 2: Login Options

    • Console Logon
    • Controlling Console Login
    • Virtual Consoles
    • Serial Login
    • Remote Login
    • ssh Login

    Module 3: Building a Custom Linux Kernel

    • Kernel Versions
    • Kernel Source Files
    • Kernel Patch Files
    • Kernel Configuration
    • Kernel Building
    • Testing a New Kernel

    Module 4: The GNU/Linux Filesystem

    • Partition Types
    • Filesystem Types
    • Mounting
    • Automount
    • File Types
    • File Security

    Module 5: Key Filesystem Locations

    • Boot Files
    • User Files
    • Administrator Files
    • Configuration Files
    • Log Files

    Module 6: The /proc Pseudo Filesystem

    • Process Info
    • Kernel Config Info
    • Hardware Info
    • Changing /proc Info
    • Sysctl

    Module 7: BASH – Borne Again Shell

    • Key /bin Commands
    • Key /sbin Commands
    • History
    • man and info
    • vi
    • Using Shell Scripts

    Module 8: User Management

    • Users and Groups
    • Home Directories
    • Password Files
    • PAM
    • Quotas
    • NIS Intro

    Module 9: Software Management

    • tar Files
    • Patch Files
    • RPM

    Module 10: Hardware Management

    • Types of Devices
    • /dev Namespace
    • Modules

    Module 11: Network Management

    • Types of Network Devices
    • Monitoring Network Devices
    • Controlling Network Services
    • xinted
    • iptables

    Module 12: Network Services – Part I

    • DHCP
    • DNS
    • SSH

    Module 13: Network Services – Part II

    • FTP
    • NFS
    • Samba

    Module 14: Network Services – Part III

    • Sendmail
    • Apache
    • Squid Proxy Server

    Module 15: The X Window System

    • X Servers and X Clients
    • XFree86
    • X Fonts
    • GTK and KDE

    Module 16: Exam Practice

      Module 17: Installation Challenges

        Module 18: Configuration Challenges

          Module 19: Troubleshooting Challenges