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Advanced Linux Administration Program

This program provides comprehensive training needed to become a Linux Systems Administrator. It covers Introduction to Linux Environment ,Installation of Linux, Unix/Linux commands ,Advanced  Shell Usage, System tuning ,File system, work with Linux Kernel, TCP/IP Networking ,DNS, Firewall, Squid Proxy Server and Mail Server Configurations,Virtualization, Apache,NSF and other system services and How to implement Security in Linux Systems.

Day 1-Introduction to GNU/Linux

  • Introduction to Linux, Unix and FOSS
  • Architecture of a Linux system
  • Installing a Linux distribution: CentOS
  • Working in Bash shell
  • Linux file system hierarchy
  • Common Unix/Linux commands – Part 1
  • FOSS culture and etiquette

Day 2- GNU/Linux environment-I

  • Linux security model and privileges
  • Process management
  • Common Unix/Linux commands – Part 2
  • Vim advanced editor

Day 3- GNU/Linux environment-II

  • Linux boot process and system initialization
  • Managing services
  • Managing users and groups
  • Working with remote systems

Day 4- TCP/IP networking

  • TCP/IP networking with Linux
  • Managing File Systems
  • Firewall configuration
  • Vim and Bash – Part 2
  • Advanced Shell scripting with Bash

Day 5-Raid,LVM and Package Management

  • Package management in Linux
  • Troubleshooting
  • RAID and LVM

Day 6-Virtualization,Apache,NSF and other Services

  • Virtualization in Linux
  • Apache Web server – architecture, installation and configuration
  • Other services: SSH, SFTP, NTP
  • NFS File server – installation and configuration

Day 7-Proxy,DNS,SAMBA,Email and Spam Filtering

  • Squid Caching HTTP proxy server – installation and configuration
  • BIND DNS server – installation and configuration
  • Samba server – installation and configuration
  • Postfix Mail server – installation and configuration
  • Spam Filtering and Antivirus

Day 8-DevOps,Configuration Management and Linux Kernel

  • Introduction to DevOps culture
  • Introduction to Configuration Management with Puppet
  • Introduction to Linux kernel
  • Configuring and compiling the kernel
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9.00am-5.00pm (Sunday)
56 Hours
Program Fee
Program fee can be paid to/transferred to Bank of Ceylon in favor of the SLIIT current A/C 0072821605 and the receipt should be emailed to before the commencement of the Program.

Following are the required Payment Details:

  • Name of the Bank – Bank of Ceylon
  • Name of the Account – Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
  • Account Number - 0072821605
  • Branch – Kollupitiya
  • Branch Code - 034

Please include your Full Name, Home Address, NIC Number, Mobile Number, Email Address and Minimum Qualification when emailing the payment receipt

Level 16,BOC Merchant Tower, 28,St Michael’s Road,Colombo 03.
Hotline :- 0773300066 , General- +94 0117544802 +94 11 7543184, +94 11 7543173



To confirm your seat please hand over your bank slip before the class commencement to avoid any disappointments.

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