Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administration

5 Days

Description

The Oracle Linux System Administration course covers a range of skills including installation, using the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, configuring Linux services, preparing the system for the Oracle Database, monitoring and troubleshooting.

Please Note: This course supports Linux 5 and 6 users.

This course teaches you how to handle typical issues faced by administrators in areas including authentication, securing and monitoring. You learn to understand the kernel development model and learn about Linux distributions. You hear about Oracle's comprehensive solutions and Oracle's contributions to the Linux community.

Learn To:

  • Enable kernel features.
  • Set up users and groups.
  • Configure system logging, the boot process, the network,and storage.
  • Install additional software packages .
  • Keep the kernel up to date using Ksplice.
  • Configure services such as NFS, FTP, OpenSSH, PAM.

Benefits To You

Oracle Linux brings you the latest Linux innovations, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems. Implementing Ksplice provides you zero down time kernel updates.

Audience:

  • System Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Database Administrators

Course Objectives:

  • Configure File Sharing services (NFS, FTP, OpenSSH)
  • Perform Security Administration (iptables, chroot, TCP wrappers)
  • Prepare Oracle Linux system for Oracle database
  • Load and configure the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
  • Install software packages from Unbreakable Linux Network and other repositories
  • Use Ksplice to update the kernel on a running system
  • Configure system logging
  • Load kernel modules and configure kernel module parameters
  • Perform User and Group administration
  • Create file systems
  • Maintain swap space
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform corrective action
  • Install Oracle Linux
  • Use Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
  • Configure RAID devices

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 11, 2017

$3,675.00
5 Days    1:00pm EST - 9:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
April 02, 2018

$3,675.00
5 Days    12:00pm EST - 8:00pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • Course Introduction
    • Virtualization
    • Elements of course environment
    • Course structure
  • Introduction to Oracle Linux
    • Development of Linux Kernel
    • Linux kernel development model
    • Linux distributions
    • Oracle's commitment to the success of Linux
    • Oracle's technical contributions to the Linux community
    • Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK)
  • Installing Oracle Linux
    • Obtaining Oracle Linux
    • Oracle Software Delivery Cloud
    • Anaconda installer
    • Installation steps
    • Firstboot tool
  • Linux Boot Process
    • Linux boot process
    • init process
    • SysV init runlevels
    • /etc/rc.d directory
    • Configure services for runlevels
    • Xinetd service
    • Upstart
  • System Configuration
    • Configuring system time
    • Using Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • System configuration files
    • The proc filesystem
    • The sysfs filesystem
    • The sysctl utility
  • Package Management
    • Introduction to Oracle Linux package management
    • The rpm utility
    • Oracle Public Yum server
    • Yum configuration
    • Yum utility
    • Oracle Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN)
    • ULN channels
    • Switching from RHN to ULN
  • Ksplice
    • Introduction to Ksplice
    • How Ksplice works
    • Ksplice implementation
    • Installation instructions
    • Using Ksplice Uptrack
    • Ksplice Uptrack command summary
    • Ksplice Offline Client
  • Automate Tasks
    • Automating system tasks
    • Configuring cron jobs
    • Other cron directories and files
    • The crontab utility
    • Configuring anacron jobs
    • The at and batch utilities
  • Kernel Module Configuration
    • Loadable Kernel Modules (LKM)
    • Using the lsmod utility
    • Using the modinfo utility
    • Loading and unloading kernel modules
    • Using the modprobe utility
    • The insmod, depmod, and rmmod utilities
    • ASM Cluster File System (ACFS) and ASM Dynamic Volume Manager (ADVM) drivers
    • Kernel module parameters
  • User and Group Administration
    • User and group configuration files
    • Adding a user account
    • Modifying and deleting user accounts
    • Group account administration
    • User Private Groups (UPG)
    • Password configuration
    • User Manager Tools
    • su and sudo commands
  • File Systems
    • Disk Partitions
    • Partition Table Manipulation Utilities
    • File System Types
    • Making File Systems
    • Mounting File Systems
    • The /etc/fstab File
    • Swap Space
  • Storage Administration
    • Logical Volume Manager
    • Physical Volume Utilities
    • Volume Group Utilities
    • Logical Volume Utilities
    • RAID levels
  • Network Configuration
    • Network interfaces
    • Network configuration files
    • Network interface utilities
    • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
    • Network interface bonding
    • Virtual Local Networks (VLANs)
    • The route utility
    • NetworkManager
  • File Sharing
    • NFS server configuration
    • The /etc/exports file
    • Starting the NFS services
    • The exportfs utility
    • NFS client configuration
    • Automounting filesystems
    • vsftpd configuration options
  • OpenSSH Service
    • OpenSSH configuration
    • Using OpenSSH utilities
    • The ssh, scp, and sftp utilities
    • Using the ssh-keygen utility
    • Connecting to a remote system without supplying a password
    • Using ssh-agent
    • Using ssh-add
  • Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
    • Introduction to PAM
    • PAM module types
    • PAM control flags
    • PAM implementation examples
    • The /etc/pam.d/reboot file
    • The /etc/pam.d/login file
  • Security Administration
    • The chroot utility
    • Implementing a chroot jail
    • The named and vsftpd services use of chroot jail
    • Firewall configuration tool
    • iptables terminology
    • Beginning optables maintenace
    • Using the iptables utility
    • TCP wrappers
  • Oracle on Oracle
    • Oracle software user and group accounts
    • System resource tuning and network tuning
    • Linux shared memory kernel parameters
    • Semaphores kernel parameter
    • File handles and Asynchronous IO (AIO) kernel parameter
    • Oracle-related shell limits
    • Configuring HugePages
    • Oracle ASM
  • System Monitoring
    • The sosreport utility
    • The iostat, mpstat, vmstat, sar, top, iotop, strace, netstat, and tcpdump utilities
    • Wireshark GUI and tshark CLI
    • OSWatcher Black Box (OSWbb)
    • OSWatcher Black Box Analyzer (OSWbba)
    • Enterprise Manager Ops Center
    • Spacewalk
  • System Logging
    • System log file configuration
    • rsyslog.conf
    • Global directives, modules, rules, and templates
    • Facility/Priority-based filters
    • rsyslog Actions
    • rsyslog Templates
    • Configuring logrotate
    • Use logwatch
  • Troubleshooting
    • Two-phased approach to troubleshooting
    • Operating system logs
    • The dmesg utility
    • Troubleshooting resources
    • Problem causes
    • Boot problems
    • NFS problems
  • Oracle Cloud Computing
    • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Oracle Private Cloud Appliance
    • Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux
    • Oracle Compute Cloud Service
    • Oracle Compute Cloud Service Subscriptions
    • Oracle-Provided Linux Images on the Cloud

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 11, 2017

$3,675.00
5 Days    1:00pm EST - 9:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
April 02, 2018

$3,675.00
5 Days    12:00pm EST - 8:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

Required Prerequisites:

  • Must complete the Unix Basics pre-requisite course or equivalent knowledge
  • Unix shell command line features
  • Types of user accounts
  • Working with files and directories in Unix
  • UNIX and Linux Essentials

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Basic shell scripting
  • Text editing using vi
  • Unix process control
  • Archiving and compressing files in Unix

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 11, 2017

$3,675.00
5 Days    1:00pm EST - 9:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
April 02, 2018

$3,675.00
5 Days    12:00pm EST - 8:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date