Students should already be comfortable with basic Linux or Unix administration. Fundamentals such as the Linux filesystem, process management, and how to edit files will not be covered in class. A good understanding of network concepts, the TCP/IP protocol suite is also assumed. These skills are taught in our Linux Fundamentals and Enterprise Linux Systems Administration courses.
This is an expansive course that covers a wide range of network services useful to every organization. Special attention is paid to the concepts needed to implement these services securely, and to the trouble-shooting skills which will be necessary for real-world administration of these network services. Like all ITdojo courses, the course material is designed to provide extensive hands-on experience. Topics include: Security with SELinux and Netfilter, DNS concepts and implementation with Bind; LDAP concepts and implementation using OpenLDAP; Web services with Apache; FTP with vsftpd; caching, filtering proxies with Squid; SMB/CIFS (Windows networking) with Samba; and e-mail concepts and implementation with Postfix combined with either Dovecot or Cyrus.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11
- Securing Services
- DNS Concepts
- Configuring BIND
- Creating DNS Hierarchies
- Advanced BIND DNS Features
- LDAP Concepts and Clients
- OpenLDAP Servers
- Using Apache
- Apache Security
- Apache Server-Side Scripting Administration
- Implementing an FTP Server
- The SQUID Proxy Server
- Samba Concepts and Configuration
- SMTP Theory
- Mail Services and Retrieval
This 5 day intructor-led training session provides participants with a comprehensive overview of Enterprise Linux System Administration.
- A printed manual that includes all power point slides
- A copy of the lab manual, allowing participants to go back over labs until they feel comfortable with them
- Participants will have access to their own rack of equipment to complete labs.