This comprehensive server administration course is a complete CentOS training package with over 1200 pages of manuals, a live practice server, 5 weeks of live online instruction and unlimited questions answered by an instructor. The course provides: almost 175 labs written for step-by-step application and can be performed on a practice server, flash movies that demonstrate configuration of a Linux server, live virtual classroom sessions with an instructor including voice. Each student is also provided root access to a CentOS practice server. The CentOS Server Administration course, for only $695.95 is 5 weeks long, performed one-on-one for each student so that it can be taken at any time. Preview a Linux Course
Information - 1300 pages of Training -
The class provides each student with 3 manuals. The first manual contains over 500 pages of documentation for setting up and maintaining a CentOS server. This detailed manual includes over
75 labs. The second manual is also over 500 pages and is provided to demonstrate
step by step configuration for other services or daemons like a web server, DNS server, mail server, etc.
Labs - Over 175 Labs - The labs are provided to give students an immediate assessment and step-by-step references on how to set up, maintain, and secure a CentOS Linux server.
CentOS Image with Self-Assessment Tests - Our new CentOs image gives students immediate feedback on labs completed.
188 Flash Videos - Flash movies with voice will be available online to demonstrate CentOS server management and setting up services.
Live Virtual Classroom - Students will have one-on-one sessions with an instructor to demonstrate server configuration allowing students to ask questions. These virtual classrooms allow students to talk to the instructor using our voice server and allow them to watch live demonstrations on a live server.
Live Practice Server - Students are provided a server to work on during the class and will have root access so that they can build a CentOS Server. The instructor will then login and evaluate the server and verify the student's settings. Each student will be provided a CentOS practice server for 5 weeks.
The Server Management manual is 500 pages of server management training with 75 Labs. This step-by-step manual will guide you through setting up and managing a server.
Table of Contents
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, 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 - Partitions, Swap Space, Formatting Floppy Drives, Using fdisk to Create Partitions, Listing Partitions With fdisk, View Partitions, Delete Partitions, New Partition Created, File System Formats, fstab, Add an Additional Device, LVM Logical Volume Manager, 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 Log, yum Repositories, Updating, Install New Programs, Remove Programs
Basic Networking - LAN - Local Area Network, WAN - Wide Area Network, OSI Layers, Ethernet Media, Network Design, ifconfig, route, 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, Known Hosts,Fingerprints, Making Connections, Transfer Files Using scp, Using sftp for Secure File Transfer, Remote X Window With SSH, SSH Tunneling
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,AIDE
Server Daemons Manual is over 500 pages of server management training with 40 Labs. This step-by-step manual will guide you through setting up and managing server daemons.
SELinux - SELinux Decision Making Process, Using setroubleshoot,
Apache - Apache Install, SELinux with Apache, Modules, Performance Tuning, Configuring the Number of Servers, Log Files, Virtual Hosting, IP Based Hosting, MIME Type, Adding a MIME Type, Index Files, Access Control, Password Authentication, .htaccess File, Creating an SSL Certificate, LAMP Installation, Install PHP, MySQL Basics
Squid Proxy Server - Important Locations, Set Squid to Run at Startup, Hardware Requirements, Visible Hostname, Administrative Contact
VSFTP Server - Security Issues With FTP, Enable Local Access, Controlling Access of Local Users, chroot Local User, Access Control With tcp_wrappers, Control Access With xinetd, Limiting Users, Anonymous Server Setup, iptables Firewall Problems, Enhance Security Settings
Network File System - Uses for NFS, Quick Start, NFS Set Up with GUI
Sendmail Server - Sendmail Introduction, Allowing Network Connections, Sendmail Security, Monitor Security Issues, Control SPAM, Deny Relaying, Use the Access Database, access, Use a Blackhole List Service, Reducing Spam and Attack by Limiting IP Addresses, Stop User Replys to SPAM, Mail Stats, Testing an Address
DNS Server - How DNS Works, Delegation, Zone File Examples, Options Statement, Zone Statements, Create a Zone Statement, Mail Requirements, Forwarding, Test DNS Settings, Creating a chroot Jail
Samba Introduction - Samba Install and Start, smb.conf, testparm, Sections in smb.conf, Create Shared Directory, NetBIOS and WINS, Browsing the Network, Creating User Accounts, Home Directories, Managing Groups, Recycle Bin, Variables, Virtual Samba Servers, Network Access Options, Printing, Privileges
DHCP - Basic Tips, DHCP Server
Iptables - Command Conventions, Direction of Packet Flow, Tables, Chains and Targets, Rule Targets, Chain Functions, Listing Tables, Deleting User-defined Chains, Flushing Tables, Setting the Default Policy, Matching Source IP Addresses, Matching Destination IP Address, Controlling Port Matches, Matching Protocol, NAT
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