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INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE

Linux for System Engineers (LFS311)

The need for sysadmins with advanced administration and networking skills has never been greater, and competition for people with experience is fierce. Whether you’re looking for expert test prep for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) certification, need training to help transition to Linux from other platforms, or you’re just brushing up on these vital admin and networking skills, this instructor-led course will teach you what you need to know.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for system administrators and IT professionals who need to gain a hands-on knowledge of Linux network configuration and services as well as related topics such as basic security and performance.
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What You’ll Learn

In this course you will learn how to design, deploy and maintain a network running under Linux, how to administer the network services, the skills to create and operate a network in any major Linux distribution, how to securely configure the network interfaces, and how to deploy and configure file, web, email and name servers.
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What It Prepares You For

This course will teach you everything you need to know to be an advanced systems administrator and to prepare for the LFCE certification.
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Course Outline
Introduction
Linux Foundation
Linux Foundation Training
Linux Foundation Certifications
Linux Foundation Digital Badges
Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
E-Learning Course: LFS211
Distribution Details
Labs
Linux Networking Concepts and Review
OSI Model Introduction and Upper Layers
OSI Model Transport Layer
OSI Model Network Layer
OSI Model Lower Layers
Network Topology
Domain Name System
System Services
Managing System Services
Labs
Network Configuration
Runtime Network Configuration
Boot Time Network Configuration
DNS Client
Intro to OpenVPN
Labs
Network Troubleshooting and Monitoring
Network Troubleshooting
Client-Side Troubleshooting
Server-Side Troubleshooting
Network Monitoring
Labs
Remote Access
Remote Access History
Intro to Cryptography
Secure Remote Access
Remote Graphics
Labs
Domain Name Service
Overview Of DNS
BIND (named) Server
BIND Zone Configuration
DNS views
Labs
HTTP Servers
Apache
Apache Configuration
Apache Virtual Hosts
Apache Security
Labs
Advanced HTTP Servers
Mod Rewrite
Mod Alias
Mod Status
Mod Include
Mod Perl
Performance Considerations
HTTP Balancer
Labs
Email Servers
Email Overview
Postfix
Dovecot
Labs
File Sharing
FTP
vsftpd
rsync
SSH Based Protocols
Other Protocols
Labs
Advanced Networking
Routing
VLANs
DHCP
NTP
Labs
HTTP Caching
Overview
Squid Configuration
Labs
Network File Systems
NFS
SMB/CIFS
Other Network File Systems
Mounting Network File Systems
Labs
Introduction to Network Security
Security Concepts
Security Practices
Security Tools
Labs
Firewalls
TCP Wrappers
netfilter Concepts
Iptables Command
Managing IPtables
Advanced Firewalls
Network Address Translation
nft Concepts
Labs
LXC Virtualization Overview
Linux Containers (LXC)
Labs
High Availability
Overview
DRBD
Labs
Database
Introduction
Database Management Systems
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Labs
System log
Overview
Remote Logging: Client
Remote Logging: Server
Labs
Package Management
Installing from Source
Package Management
Packaging System Benefits
Main Package Management Systems
Role of Linux Distributions
Building RPM Packages
RPM Spec File Sections
RPM Spec File Example
Building Debian Packages
Labs
Closing and Evaluation Survey