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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
Registration Status
In Progress
Commencing on
May 2020
9.00am-5.00pm (Sunday)
56 Hours
Program Fee
Rs 30,000/-(or Rs.15,500/- X 2 Installments) Program fee can be paid at any branch of Bank of Ceylon in favor of SLIIT current A/C 0072821605 at Kollupitiya Branch of Bank of Ceylon and receipt should be handed over to SLIIT before commencement of the Program.
[Program Fee can also be paid by a Credit Cards/Debit card VISA/MASTER at the SLIIT Metro Campus] The payment deposit slip should be handed over to SLIIT Metro Campus, Before the class commencing date to avoid any  disappointments.
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