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Xpertised Offers Advanced and Personalized Instructor Led Online Classroom training on Linux Administration which gives you the opportunity to interact with a Linux Administration instructor and help you enhance yourself to meet the demands of the industry.

Learn from our instructors from the convenience of your home or office. Interact and learn live with trainers and other participants.

Course Content


Introduction

  • Class Logistics
  • Typographic conventions

GNU/Linux

  • Free software licenses
  • The Cathedral and the Bazaar
  • Summary

OS Installation

  • Hardware requirements
  • Installer options
  • Disk partitioning
  • Network
  • configuration
  • Package selection
  • Kickstart
  • Lab

Basics

  • Logging in and out
  • Typing and correcting mistakes
  • Changing your password
  • An overview of the Gnome Desktop
  • An introduction to the Nautilus file  manager
  • Command-line structure
  • Some simple commands Display
  • Displaying the contents of a file in a terminal
  • Lab

Finding the answer

  • General hints
  • The help system
  • The manual pages
  • GNU Info
  • Summary
  • Lab

File manipulation

  • An Overview of the UNIX filesystem
  • Directories
  • Listing files
  • Renaming and Copying Files
  • Removing Files
  • The file command
  • Creating and removing directories
  • Links
  • chown and chgrp (optional)
  • Lab

File and directory permissions

  • Introduction
  • Looking at File Permissions
  • Changing Permissions
  • Lab

The vi editor

  • Introduction
  • Getting in and out
  • vi modes
  • Moving around
  • Adding text
  • Deleting text
  • More
  • Lab

The shell

  • What is a shell
  • Metacharacters
  • Redirecting I/O
  • Pipes
  • History and command line editing (ksh and bash)
  • History and command line editing (tcsh)
  • Shell startup and customization (bash)
  • Shell startup and customization
  • (tcsh)
  • Aliases (optional)
  • Shell startup and customization (ksh)
  • Lab

Some useful tools, part I

  • grep
  • Regular expressions
  • diff
  • sort
  • Uniq
  • Lab

Some useful tools, part II

  • cat
  • head and tail
  • wc
  • tee
  • sleep
  • Lab

Some useful tools, part

  • cat
  • head and tail
  • Lab

Some useful tools, part

  • wc
  • tee
  • sleep
  • Lab

Basic bash programming, part I

  • Variables
  • Shell Scripts
  • Quoting
  • Lab

Basic bash programming, part II

  • Exit status and {\tt\$?
  • Expressions
  • if
  • case
  • Lab

Basic bash programming, part III

  • for
  • while
  • Debugging Shell Scripts
  • Functions
  • Function arguments
  • Lab

Processes

  • Process information
  • Job control
  • nohup
  • nice
  • Looking at processes
  • Killing processes
  • Lab

User Information

  • Adding and deleting users
  • /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow
  • Groups
  • Password aging
  • PAM
  • nsswitch.conf
  • LDAP authentication
  • su and  the root account
  • Troubleshooting hints
  • Summary
  • Lab

Packages

  • RPM overview
  • Working with rpm
  • Staying up to date
  • RedHat GUI
  • RPM alternatives
  • Summary
  • Lab

File and filesystem tools

  • Special files and devices
  • Partitions
  • Mounting filesystems
  • Inodes
  • The structure of a directory
  • Tools
  • File attributes
  • Adding a disk
  • Dealing with filesystem problems
  • Summary
  • Lab

Useful tools

  • lsof and fuser
  • renice
  • rsync
  • cron
  • Log files and their rotation
  • The /proc filesystem
  • sysctl
  • Summary
  • Lab

Performance monitoring

  • Introduction
  • sar
  • free
  • vmstat
  • iostat
  • netstat
  • top
  • Graphical tools
  • Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Lab

Booting, part 1

  • The hardware boot process
  • grub
  • Booting single user
  • Initial  ramdisks
  • init and startup scripts
  • Boot floppies/CDs
  • Shutting down the system
  • Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Lab

Filesystems

  • Journaling overview
  • Common filesystems
  • Software RAID
  • Loop device
  • Summary
  • Lab
  • Backups
  • Compression
  • Incremental backups
  • tar
  • dump and restore
  • rsync
  • Summary
  • Lab

Networking, part 1

  • Network configuration
  • DNS lookups
  • inetd
  • xinetd
  • NIS
  • NIS+
  • Ssh
  • NFS
  • Automounter
  • Network monitoring and testing tools
  • Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Lab

Networking, part 2

  • Static network configuration
  • Mii-tool and ethtool
  • neat
  • Virtual network interfaces
  • Network performance tuning
  • Summary
  • Lab

Customer Reviews


Thanks to Xpertised and the tutor who walked me through all the topics with Practical exposure which is helping me in my current project.
-Waseem

Course was quite helpful in terms of understanding of concepts and practicality. Its really a very friendly environment to learn. The timing were mutually chosen, as we both are working professional. I am quite satisfied with the course.
-Tanmoy

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