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Linux for Unix Administrators Overview



  • LINUX ORIENTATION

    • FSF and GNU

    • GPL General Public License

    • Linux Kernel and Versioning

    • Components of a Distribution

    • Red Hat Linux Products

    • SUSE Linux Products



  • LINUX KERNEL & HARDWARE

    • Hardware Discovery Tools

    • Configuring New Hardware with hwinfo

    • Hardware and System Clock

    • Console

    • Virtual Terminals

    • Keyboard & locale configuration

    • Serial Ports

    • SCSI Devices

    • USB Architecture

    • Defining a Printer

    • Tape Libraries

    • Managing Linux Device Files

    • Kernel Hardware Info /sys/

    • /sys/ Structure

    • udev

    • Kernel Modules

    • Configuring Kernel Components and Modules

    • Handling Module Dependencies

    • Configuring the Kernel via /proc/

    • Random Numbers and /dev/random

    • System Tools



  • LAB TASKS

    • Adjusting Kernel Options

    • Linux Kernel Driver Compilation

    • Configuring Print Queues

    • Introduction to Troubleshooting Labs

    • Troubleshooting Practice: Kernel Modules



  • SYSTEMD OVERVIEW

    • System Boot Method Overview

    • systemd System and Service Manager

    • systemd Targets

    • Using systemd

    • Linux Runlevels Aliases

    • Legacy Support for SysV init



  • LAB TASKS

    • Managing Services With Systemd's systemctl

    • Creating a systemd unit file



  • GRUB2/SYSTEMD BOOT PROCESS

    • Booting Linux on PCs

    • GRUB 2

    • GRUB 2 Configuration

    • GRUB 2 Security

    • Boot Parameters

    • Initial RAM Filesystem

    • init

    • Systemd local-fs.target and sysinit.target

    • Systemd basic.target and multi-user.target

    • Legacy local bootup script support

    • System Configuration Files

    • RHEL7 Configuration Utilities

    • SLES12 Configuration Utilities

    • Shutdown and Reboot



  • LAB TASKS

    • Boot Process

    • Booting directly to a bash shell

    • GRUB Command Line

    • Basic GRUB Security

    • Troubleshooting Practice: Boot Process



  • SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE

    • RPM Architecture

    • Working With RPMs

    • Querying and Verifying with RPM

    • Updating the Kernel RPM

    • Using the Yum command

    • Using the Zypper command

    • YUM package groups

    • Zypper Services and Catalogs

    • Configuring Yum

    • YUM Repositories

    • Rebuilding Source RPM Packages

    • Software Tools Comparison Matrix



  • LAB TASKS

    • Managing Software with RPM

    • Creating a Custom RPM Repository

    • Querying the RPM Database

    • Installing Software via RPM & Source and Rebuilding SRPMs

    • Using Yum

    • Using Zypper



  • LOCAL STORAGE ADMINISTRATION

    • Partitioning Disks with fdisk & gdisk

    • Resizing a GPT Partition with gdisk

    • Partitioning Disks with parted

    • Filesystem Creation

    • Mounting Filesystems

    • Filesystem Maintenance

    • Resizing Filesystems

    • Managing an XFS Filesystem

    • Swap

    • Filesystem Attributes

    • Filesystem Creation and Management



  • LAB TASKS

    • Creating and Managing Filesystems

    • Hot Adding Swap



  • LVM & RAID

    • Logical Volume Management

    • Implementing LVM

    • Creating Logical Volumes

    • Activating LVM VGs

    • Exporting and Importing a VG

    • Examining LVM Components

    • Changing LVM Components

    • Advanced LVM Overview

    • Advanced LVM: Components & Object Tags

    • Advanced LVM: Automated Storage Tiering

    • Advanced LVM: Thin Provisioning

    • Advanced LVM: Striping & Mirroring

    • Advanced LVM: RAID Volumes

    • gnome-disk-utility

    • SLES Graphical Disk Tool

    • RAID Concepts

    • Array Creation with mdadm

    • Software RAID Monitoring

    • Software RAID Control and Display

    • LVM and RAID: Unix Tool Comparison



  • LAB TASKS

    • Creating and Managing LVM Volumes

    • Creating and Managing a RAID-5 Array



  • REMOTE STORAGE ADMINISTRATION

    • Remote Storage Overview

    • Remote Filesystem Protocols

    • Remote Block Device Protocols

    • NFS Clients

    • NFS Server Configuration

    • Implementing NFSv4

    • AutoFS

    • AutoFS Configuration

    • SAN Multipathing

    • Multipath Configuration

    • Multipathing Best Practices

    • iSCSI Architecture

    • Open-iSCSI Initiator Implementation

    • iSCSI Initiator Discovery

    • iSCSI Initiator Node Administration

    • Mounting iSCSI Targets at Boot

    • iSCSI Multipathing Considerations



  • LAB TASKS

    • Using autofs

    • NFS Server Configuration

    • iSCSI Initiator Configuration



  • USER/GROUP ADMINISTRATION

    • Approaches to Storing User Accounts

    • User and Group Concepts

    • User Administration

    • Modifying Accounts

    • Group Administration

    • Password Aging

    • Default User Files

    • Controlling Login Sessions

    • RHEL DS Client Configuration

    • SLES DS Client Configuration

    • PAM Overview

    • PAM Module Types

    • PAM Order of Processing

    • PAM Control Statements

    • pam_wheel.so

    • pam_limits.so

    • User/Group Administration Comparison Matrix



  • LAB TASKS

    • User and Group Administration

    • Using LDAP for Centralized User Accounts

    • Troubleshooting Practice: Account Management

    • Restricting superuser access to wheel group membership

    • Setting Limits with the pam_limits Modules

    • Using pam_limits to Restrict Simultaneous Logins



  • SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

    • Security Concepts

    • Tightening Default Security

    • Security Advisories

    • Fine Grained Authorizations with Polkit

    • File Access Control Lists

    • Manipulating FACLs

    • Viewing FACLs

    • Backing Up FACLs

    • File Creation Permissions with umask

    • User Private Group Scheme

    • Alternatives to UPG

    • TCP Wrappers Concepts

    • TCP Wrappers Concepts

    • Xinetd

    • SUSE Basic Firewall Configuration

    • Netfilter Concepts

    • Using the iptables Command

    • Common match_specs

    • Connection Tracking

    • AppArmor

    • SELinux Security Framework

    • SELinux Modes

    • SELinux Commands

    • Choosing an SELinux Policy

    • SELinux Booleans

    • SELinux Policy Tools

    • (X)INETD and Firewalls



  • LAB TASKS

    • User Private Groups

    • Using Filesystem ACLs

    • Securing xinetd Services

    • Enforcing Security Policy with xinetd

    • Securing Services with TCP Wrappers

    • Securing Services with SuSEfirewall2

    • Securing Services with Netfilter

    • Exploring SELinux Modes

    • SELinux File Contexts



  • PROCESS ADMINISTRATION

    • at & cron Usage

    • Anacron

    • Viewing Processes

    • Managing Processes

    • Tuning Process Scheduling

    • Process Accounting

    • Setting Resource Limits via ulimit



  • LAB TASKS

    • Creating and Managing User Cron Jobs

    • Adding System cron Jobs



  • NETWORKING

    • Linux Network Interfaces

    • Ethernet Hardware Tools

    • Network Configuration with ip Command

    • Configuring Routing Tables

    • IP to MAC Address Mapping with ARP

    • Starting and Stopping Interfaces

    • NetworkManager

    • DNS Clients

    • DHCP Clients

    • Network Diagnostics

    • Information from ss and netstat

    • Managing Network-Wide Time

    • Continual Time Sync with NTP

    • Configuring NTP Clients

    • Multiple IP Addresses

    • IPv6

    • Interface Aggregation

    • Interface Bonding

    • Network Teaming

    • Interface Bridging

    • 802.1q VLANS

    • Network Configuration Tools



  • LAB TASKS

    • Network Discovery

    • Basic Client Networking

    • NTP Client Configuration

    • Multiple IP Addresses Per Network Interface

    • Configuring IPv6

    • Troubleshooting Practice: Networking



  • MONITORING & TROUBLESHOOTING

    • System Status Memory

    • System Status I/O

    • System Status CPU

    • Performance Trending with sar

    • Troubleshooting Basics: The Process

    • Troubleshooting Basics: The Tools

    • System Logging

    • Syslog-ng

    • systemd Journal

    • systemd Journal's journactl

    • Secure Logging with Journal's Log Sealing

    • Rsyslog

    • /etc/rsyslog.conf

    • Log Management

    • Log Anomaly Detector

    • strace and ltrace

    • Troubleshooting Incorrect File Permissions

    • Inability to Boot

    • Typos in Configuration Files

    • Corrupt Filesystems

    • RHEL7 Rescue Environment

    • SUSE Rescue Environment

    • Process Tools



  • LAB TASKS

    • Using the systemd Journal

    • Setting up a Full Debug Logfile

    • Remote Syslog Configuration

    • Remote Rsyslog TLS Configuration

    • Recovering Damaged MBR



  • BIND DNS

    • The Domain Name Space

    • Delegation and Zones

    • Server Roles

    • Resolving Names

    • Resolving IP Addresses

    • Basic BIND Administration

    • Configuring the Resolver

    • Testing Resolution

    • rndc Key Configuration

    • named.conf Options Block

    • Creating a Site-Wide Cache

    • Zones In named.conf

    • Zone Database File Syntax

    • SOA Start of Authority

    • A, AAAA, & PTR Address & Pointer Records

    • NS Name Server

    • TXT, CNAME, & MX Text, Alias, & Mail Host

    • Abbreviations and Gotchas

    • $GENERATE, $ORIGIN, and $INCLUDE



  • LAB TASKS

    • Configuring a Slave Name Server

    • Use rndc to Control named

    • Configuring BIND Zone Files



  • SQL FUNDAMENTALS AND MARIADB

    • Popular SQL Databases

    • SELECT Statements

    • INSERT Statements

    • UPDATE Statements

    • DELETE Statements

    • JOIN Clauses

    • MariaDB

    • MariaDB Installation and Security

    • MariaDB User Account Management

    • MariaDB Replication



  • LAB TASKS

    • SQL with Sqlite3

    • Installing and Securing MariaDB

    • Creating a Database in MariaDB

    • Create a Database Backed Application



  • OPENLDAP

    • OpenLDAP: Server Architecture

    • OpenLDAP: Backends

    • OpenLDAP: Replication

    • OpenLDAP: Configuration Options

    • OpenLDAP Server Tools

    • OpenLDAP Client Tools

    • LDIF: LDAP Data Interchange Format

    • Enabling LDAP-based Login

    • System Security Services Daemon (SSSD)



  • LAB TASKS

    • Building An OpenLDAP Server

    • Enabling TLS For An OpenLDAP Server

    • Enabling LDAP-based Logins



  • VSFTPD & APACHE

    • vsftpd

    • Anonymous FTP with vsftpd

    • Configuring vsftpd

    • HTTP Operation

    • Apache Architecture

    • Apache Configuration Files

    • httpd.conf Server Settings

    • httpd.conf Main Configuration

    • httpd.conf VirtualHost Configuration

    • Virtual Hosting DNS Implications

    • Adding Modules to Apache

    • Apache Logging

    • Delegating Administration

    • Directory Protection

    • Directory Protection with AllowOverride

    • Common Uses for .htaccess

    • TLS Using mod_ssl.so



  • LAB TASKS

    • Configuring vsftpd

    • Apache Architecture

    • Apache Content

    • Configuring Virtual Hosts

    • Using .htaccess Files

    • Using TLS Certificates with Apache



  • SQUID PROXY SERVER

    • Squid Overview

    • Squid File Layout

    • Squid Access Control Lists

    • Applying Squid ACLs

    • Tuning Squid & Configuring Cache Hierarchies

    • Bandwidth Metering

    • Monitoring Squid

    • Proxy Client Configuration



  • LAB TASKS

    • Installing and Configuring Squid

    • Squid Cache Manager CGI

    • Proxy Auto Configuration

    • Configure a Squid Proxy Cluster



  • SAMBA

    • Samba Daemons

    • Accessing Windows/Samba Shares from Linux

    • Samba Utilities

    • Samba Configuration Files

    • The smb.conf File

    • Mapping Permissions and ACLs

    • Mapping Linux Concepts

    • Sharing Home Directories

    • Sharing Printers

    • Share Authentication

    • User-Level Access

    • Mapping Users

    • Samba Account Database

    • User Share Restrictions



  • LAB TASKS

    • Samba Share-Level Access

    • Samba User-Level Access

    • Samba Group Shares

    • Handling Symbolic Links with Samba

    • Samba Home Directory Shares



  • POSTFIX

    • Postfix Features

    • Postfix Components

    • Postfix Configuration

    • master.cf

    • main.cf

    • Postfix Map Types

    • Postfix Pattern Matching

    • Virtual Domains

    • Postfix Mail Filtering

    • Configuration Commands

    • Management Commands

    • SMTP AUTH Server and Relay Control

    • SMTP AUTH Clients

    • TLS Server Configuration

    • Postfix Client Configuration for TLS



  • LAB TASKS

    • Configuring Postfix

    • Postfix Network Configuration

    • Postfix Virtual Host Configuration

    • Postfix SMTP AUTH Configuration

    • Postfix STARTTLS Configuration

    • SUSE Postfix Configuration Cleanup



  • EMAIL SERVICES

    • Procmail

    • SpamAssassin

    • amavisd-new Mail Filtering

    • Cyrus IMAP/POP3 Server

    • Cyrus IMAP MTA Integration

    • Cyrus Mailbox Administration

    • Dovecot POP3/IMAP Server



  • LAB TASKS

    • Configuring Procmail & SpamAssassin

    • Configuring Cyrus IMAP

    • Dovecot TLS Configuration



  • INSTALLING RHEL7

    • Anaconda: An Overview

    • Anaconda: Booting the System

    • Anaconda: Common Boot Options

    • Anaconda: Loading Anaconda and Packages

    • Anaconda: Storage Options

    • Anaconda: Troubleshooting

    • FirstBoot

    • Kickstart

    • Network Booting with PXE

    • A Typical Install



  • LAB TASKS

    • Linux Installation

    • Automating Installation with Kickstart



  • INSTALLING SLES12

    • YaST Install Program Interface

    • Network Installation

    • SLP for SUSE Linux Installation

    • Installation Choices

    • Kernel Crash Dump Configuration

    • Network Booting with PXE

    • Creating AutoYaST2 Files

    • Using AutoYaST2 files

    • linuxrc Automation

    • Installation Diagnostics

    • After The First Reboot

    • A Typical Install



  • LAB TASKS

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Installation

    • Automating Installation with AutoYaST




 

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