Linux System Administration

  • Start Date

    30 Nov, 2021

  • End Date

    03 Dec, 2021

  • Price

    ₦250,000

  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

By the end of the training program participants will be able to engage the following:

  • Installing the Linux operating system and configuring peripherals
  • Performing and modifying startup and shutdown processes
  • Configuring and maintaining basic networking services
  • Creating and maintaining system users and groups
  • Understanding and administering file permissions on directories and regular files
  • Planning and creating disk partitions and file systems
  • Performing maintenance on file systems
  • Identifying and managing Linux processes
  • Performing backups and restoration of files
  • Working with system log files
  • Troubleshooting system problems
  • Analyzing and taking measures to increase system performance
  • Configuring file sharing with NFS
  • Configuring Samba for file sharing with the Windows clients
  • Setting up a basic Web server
  • Implementing basic security measures

 

COURSE CONTENT

System Administration Overview

  • UNIX, Linux and Open Source
  • Duties of the System Administrator
  • Superusers and the Root Login
  • Sharing Superuser Privileges with Others (su and sudo Commands)
  • TCP/IP Networking Fundamentals

 

Installation and Configuration

  • Planning: Hardware and Software Considerations
  • Site Planning
  • Installation Methods and Types
  • Installation Classes
  • Partitions
  • Logical Volume Manager - LVM
  • File System Overview
  • Swap Partition Considerations
  • Other Partition Considerations
  • The Linux Boot Loader: grub
  • Software Package Selection
  • Adding and Configuring Peripherals
  • Printers
  • Graphics Controllers
  • Basic Networking Configuration
  • Booting to Recovery Mode

 

Booting and Shutting Down Linux

  • Boot Sequence
  • The systemd Daemon
  • The systemctl Command
  • Targets vs. Run Levels
  • Modifying a Target
  • Service Unit Scripts
  • Changing System States
  • Booting into Rescue Mode
  • Shutdown Commands

 

Managing Software and Devices

  • Identifying Software Packages
  • Using rpm to Manage Software
  • Using yum to Manage Software
  • Installing and Removing Software
  • Identifying Devices
  • Displaying Device and System Information (PCI, USB)
  • Plug and Play Devices
  • Device Configuration Tools

 

Managing Users and Groups

  • Setting Policies
  • User File Management
  • The /etc/passwd file
  • The /etc/shadow file
  • The /etc/group file
  • The /etc/gshadow file
  • Adding Users
  • Modifying User Accounts
  • Deleting User Accounts
  • Working with Groups
  • Setting User Environments
  • Login Configuration Files
  • Configuring the NFS Server
  • Configuring the NFS Client
  • Exporting File Systems from the NFS Server to the NFS Client

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

1ST BATCH:              8th – 11th June, 2021

2ND BATCH:             30th Nov – 3rd Dec, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
08 Jun, 2021 11 Jun, 2021
Start Date End Date
30 Nov, 2021 03 Dec, 2021
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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