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Security is always a concern, and with major security holes like Shellshock and Heartbleed being announced regularly, it’s more critical than ever to secure the data you are liable for. This course will walk you through the many risks and threats that exist, show you how to use best practices and other open-source tools to mitigate or counteract those threats, and teach you what you need to know to detect and recover from those attacks that do happen.

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and abilities to work as a professional Linux system administrator. Students should have basic knowledge of Linux and its most common utilities and text editors.

Course Outline

1. Introduction

  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs

2. Linux Filesystem Tree Layout

  • Data Distinctions
  • FHS Linux Standard Directory Tree
  • root (/) directory
  • /bin
  • /boot
  • /dev
  • /etc
  • /home
  • /lib and /lib64
  • /media
  • /mnt
  • /opt
  • /proc
  • /sys
  • /root
  • /sbin
  • /srv
  • /tmp
  • /usr
  • /var
  • /run
  • Labs

3. Processes

  • Programs and Processes
  • Process States
  • Execution Modes
  • Daemons
  • Creating Processes
  • Process Limits
  • Process Monitoring
  • Signals
  • niceness
  • Libraries
  • Labs

4. Package Management Systems

  • Software Packaging Concepts
  • RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
  • DPKG (Debian Package)
  • Revision Control Systems
  • Labs

5. Package Installers

  • Package Installers
  • yum
  • zypper
  • APT
  • Labs

6. Partitioning and Formatting Disks

  • Common Disk Types
  • Disk Geometry
  • Partitioning
  • Naming Disk Devices
  • Sizing up partitions
  • Partition table editors
  • Labs

7. Linux Filesystems

  • Filesystem Basics
  • Available Filesystems
  • Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
  • Filesystem Concepts
  • Disk and Filesystem Usage
  • Extended Attributes
  • ext4
  • XFS
  • btrfs
  • Creating and formatting filesystems
  • Checking and Repairing Filesystems
  • Mounting filesystems
  • Swap
  • Filesystem Quotas
  • Labs

8. Encrypting Disks

  • Filesystem Encryption
  • LUKS
  • Using an Encrypted Partition
  • Labs

9. RAID and LVM

  • RAID
  • RAID Levels
  • Software RAID Configuration
  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Volumes and Volume Groups
  • Working with Logical Volumes
  • Resizing Logical Volumes
  • LVM Snapshots
  • Labs

10. Kernel Services and Configuration

  • Kernel Overview
  • Kernel Configuration
  • sysctl
  • Kernel Modules
  • Module Utilities
  • Module Configuration
  • udev and Device Management
  • Labs

11. User and Group Account Management

  • User Accounts
  • Management
  • Passwords
  • Restricted Shells and Accounts
  • The root Account
  • Group Management
  • PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
  • Authentication Process
  • Configuring PAM
  • LDAP Authentication
  • File Permissions and Ownership
  • SSH
  • Labs

12. Networking

  • IP Addresses
  • Hostnames
  • Network Devices
  • ip and ifconfig
  • Network Configuration Files
  • Network Manager
  • Routing
  • DNS and Hostname Resolution
  • Network Diagnostics
  • Labs

13. Firewalls

  • Firewalls
  • Interfaces
  • firewalld
  • Zones
  • Source Management
  • Service and Port Management
  • Labs

14. System Startup and Shutdown

  • Understanding the Boot Sequence
  • The Grand Unified Boot Loader
  • GRUB Configuration Files
  • System Configuration Files in /etc
  • The init Process
  • systemd
  • SysVinit Startup
  • chkconfig and service
  • Upstart
  • Shutting down/Rebooting the System
  • Labs

15. Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Backup Basics
  • cpio
  • tar
  • Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups
  • dd
  • rsync
  • dump and restore **
  • mt **
  • Backup Programs
  • Labs

16. Local System Security

  • Local System Security
  • Creating a Security Policy
  • Updates and Security
  • Physical Security
  • Filesystem Security
  • Linux Security Modules
  • Labs

17. Basic Troubleshooting and System Rescue

  • Troubleshooting Overview
  • Things to Check: Networking
  • Boot Process Failures
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Rescue Media and Troubleshooting
  • System Rescue and Recovery
  • Labs

Audience

  • System Administrators

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Yes, we do offer weekend classes for professionals in group or 1-to-1 Training depending upon the technology.

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Yes, after you have paid the booking amount (which will be non–refundable in this case). Booking amount depends on the technology selected.

Training timings are from 9 am to 5 pm.

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We can provide customized 1-to-1 training for a technology as per your requirement.

Most exams can be booked once you are on the course (e.g. Microsoft, ITIL, VEEAM, EC-Council). Red Hat and some other exams have to be booked in advance.

Our training centers are available in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Delhi.

We do not have facility to pay in installments

If the course fee has been paid for and RPS cancels the Course, a refund will be provided, else the courses are non-refundable.

We do not provide loan facility.

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