40 Hours of Live Server Management: CentOS 5.x and 6.x or Ubuntu 10.04
This comprehensive course for Linux Server Management is available either On-site or in a virtual classroom. The On-site class can be modified to meet the specific needs of the organization and provides each student with a printed manual, support videos and continually updated material. The virtual classroom course is often delivered 4 hours each session for 5 weeks. Students login to a live Virtual Classroom with 20 other students and can discuss topics, watch demonstrations or ask live questions of the instructor. Students will work on virtual servers to perform labs during class. Each student is provided a 500 page manual for the class, containing labs and documentation. The cost is $1200 for 40 hours of instruction either onsite or live virtual classroom.
Live Server Management Course
Typically this class requires at least 6 students, Contact Us for More Information or a Preview
Information - 500 pages of Training - The class provides each student with a printed manual.
Labs - Over 75 Labs - The labs are provided to give you step-by-step references on how set up maintain and secure a Linux server.
Class Participation - Students can listen, talk, ask questions or discuss topics live in class.
Practice Server - Students are each provided a virtual server to work on during the class. They will have root access so that they can build a Linux Server.
Videos for Support Ater Class - students have access to the training portal which provides oover 160 videos and updated documentation for 6 months.
Introduction - Historical Development of Linux, Researching Distributions.The Choice of an Enterprise Server , Finding Help, Tasks of a Linux Administrator
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The Boot Process - Includes the boot process, GRUB, Init Process, Startup Scripts, Daemons, rc.d Directory
Managing Services - How to turn services off that you are not using. How to manage the services you need for best security.
Process Management - Managing Processes, Nice, Creation of Process, Signals, How to Kill Processes, Process States, ps, top, /proc File System, Tracing System Calls, Dealing with Wild Processes
Managing the File System - Pathnames, Mounting/Unmounting File Systems, A Linux Standard, File Types, File Permissions
Managing Users - Create users, Change User Information, /etc/shadow, /etc/group, Files When a User is Created, Passwords, Password Control, Check Password, Creating Access Control Lists, Monitoring User Activity with psacct
Managing Quotas - quota Commands, Start Quotas, Setup User Quotas, Setup group Quotas, Create Profiles, Turn Quotas Off, Maintain Quotas
Managing System Logs - Create a New Log, Special Log Files, View System Logs, Log Watch, Create a New alias, Create Remote Logs, View Remote Files, Altered Log Files, Security Steps for Logs, Modify Log Output, Add Program Logs
Managing Hard Drives - Using fdisk to Create Partitions, Listing Partitions With fdisk, View Partitions, Delete Partitions, New Partition Created, File System Formats, Mounting Drives, Enhancing Hard Drive performance, fstab, Add an Additional Device, LVM Logical Volume Manager, Physical Volumes Create a LVM, Rename Logical Volume, Remove a Logical Volume, RAID, Creating RAID 0,1,and 5
Managing Backups - Backup Media, Using tar, Search the Contents of a tar File, Simple tar Script, Using dd to Clone Drives
Managing Automated Actions - Using at, Using cron
Managing Updates - yum Repositories, apt-get Updating, Install New Programs, Remove Programs
Basic Networking - LAN - Local Area Network, WAN - Wide Area Network, OSI Layers, Ethernet Media, Network Design, Network Relationship, Using Network Commands
Webmin: Remote Access - Webmin Security, Webmin Options
VNC Remote Access - Create Users, Start the Server, Set VNC Server to be On at Boot, Client Login
SSH Secure Remote Access - SSH Files and Locations, SSH Basics, Generate a Key Pair, Preventing Man in the Middle, Authentication, Known Hosts,Fingerprints, Making Connections, Initializing a Connection to a Server, Transfer Files Using scp, Using sftp for Secure File Transfer, Remote X Window With SSH, Change Port Number on Client, Connect With Keys Only
Kernel Development - How to Configure the Kernel, Tune Kernel Parameters, Load Drivers and Modules into an Existing Kernel on the Fly, Build a New Kernel
X Window System - X Window Components, X Display Manager, X Applications, Client Authentication, X Server Configuration
Server Security - Layered Security, Reducing Spam and Attack by Limiting IP Addresses, Securing Services, Managing Services, Manage xinetd, tcp_wrappers, Securing The Firewall, Port Scan Attack Detector Security Assessment, Securing the Network Connections, Network Monitoring, Wireshark, Rootkit Hunter