Linux for Unix Administrators

Training Duration:

5 days


Students should already be experienced Unix administrators. Fundamentals such as the Unix command line and how to edit files will not be covered in class. A good understanding of network concepts, the TCP/IP protocol suite, and basic Unix security is also assumed. The accelerated pace of this class makes it more difficult for unprepared students to keep up.

Course Description:

This is an accelerated course combining the topics in  “Enterprise Linux Systems Administration” and  “Enterprise Linux Networking Services”.

Supported Distributions:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11

Course Syllabus:

    • Linux Hardware Discovery, Interaction, and Control
    • Boot Process and SysV Init
    • Software Maintenance
    • Filesystem Administration
    • LVM & RAID
    • Remote Storage Administration
    • User/Group Administration
    • Security Administration
    • Process Administration
    • Networking
    • The X Window System
    • BIND Concepts and Configuration
    • OpenLDAP
    • Using vsFTPd and Apache
    • Apache Security
    • The SQUID Proxy Server
    • Samba Concepts and Configuration
    • Postfix
    • Mail Services and Retrieval
    • Monitoring & Troubleshooting
    • Installing RHEL6

Installing SLES11

What’s Included:

This 5 day intructor-led training session provides participants with a comprehensive overview of Linux for Unix Administrators.

  • 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.

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