LLC103: Linux System & Network Administration

LLC103 Linux System & Network Administration Course is an intensive course designed to rapidly train on skills required for Administering a Linux Server. This course gets a person to advanced levels of Linux Administration. It provides training from fundamental concepts relating to User Administration with live demonstrations and emphasis on administration through shell commands.

The attendees for this course require to possess the knowledge base covered in LLC033 or must have any such compatible level on their own before enrolling themselves for this course.

Target Audience
This course is for – Administrators who wish to migrate to Linux from any other multi-user OS and gain a thorough understanding of Linux Administration and who are already well-versed in basics of Linux Operating System.

Duration: 4 days (Full-time)

Training Fee: Rs.10,000/- (Plus Service Tax)

Course Outline

User Administration
– Essentials : Concept of users & groups
– User Account Management
– Password Management
– Group Management
– Configuring a co-administrator – the sudo utility

File / Directory Access Control Mechanisms
– Default Permissions & umask setting
– Exploring suid/sgid/sticky bits
– The Extended Attributes
– File System ACLs

Exploring Critical Configuration files
– grub.conf, inittab, fstab

Service initializing scripts

Task Schedulers
– at, cron & anacron daemons Disk Quotas
– Assigning user quotas

Printer & Backup Management
– Configuring a printer
– Printer Management using CUPS
– Archiving & Backup
-Using gzip, bzip2 & tar

Linux Networking Environment
– Networking features of Linux
– Configuring a NIC
– Miitool
– Setting Gateway
– IP Forwarding

Basic Network Client Services
– telnet, ftp & SSH Services

[/fusion_builder_column]Basic Concepts of DNS
– Implementation of BIND
– forward & reverse lookup
– DNS Client Commands
– DNS Slave Configuration

DHCP – Server / Client setup

NFS – Network File System
– RPC portmapper
– autofs implementation

NIS – Network Information System
– ypserver / yp client
– Slave Server Configuration

Apache Web Server
– Basic Configuration
– Name & IP Based Virtual Hosting
– Restriction through htaccess
– Authentication through SSL

Samba Server
– File & Print Service
– Authentication through samba
– smbmount, smbclient services

Sendmail – Mail Server
– Configuring mail service
– SMTP Server, POP3 / IMAP Server Setup (Dovecot )

An Overview of Postfix mail server
– Configuration

Proxy Server – Squid
– ACL for restricting access
– User Authentication

Working with GUI tools
– Default applications
– Webmin Utility

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