_ Linux Advanced

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Linux Advanced course covers more Linux skills such as system management and networking.


Configure network devices to communicate in networks
Implement DHCP services
Implement DNS server
Implement Internet and web hosting services
Manage file services
Manage an email server
Share information using LDAP
Maintain servers
Configure storage devices
Secure networks
Troubleshoot system and network issues


This Linux Advanced course is intended for system and network administrators who are familiar with working at the Linux command line and performing basic system administration tasks such as maintaining user accounts and groups, and backing up and restoring data.


4 days


The participant should have performed network administration tasks such as installation and configuration of network services, troubleshooting simple networking problems, and connecting workstations to a network.


● Client Networking
○ LPI Objectives Covered
○ Linux Network Interfaces
○ Configuring Network Interfaces
○ Configuring Routing Tables
○ IP to MAC Address Mapping with ARP
○ Network Configuration with ip Command
○ Starting and Stopping Interfaces
○ Linux Wireless Extensions and Tools
○ Wireless Tools Discovery
○ NetworkManager
○ Tuning Kernel Network Settings
○ Configuring a DHCP server
○ netconfig and system-config-network
○ SUSE YaST Network Configuration Tool
○ OpenVPN
○ Network Diagnostics
○ Discovering Reachable Services
○ tcpdump and wireshark
○ Information from netstat
● Lab Tasks
○ Basic Client Networking
○ Wireless Fundamentals [RHEL5.4]
○ NMAP [RHEL5.4]
○ OpenVPN
● System Maintenance
○ LPI Objectives Covered
○ System Messaging Commands
○ Controlling System Messaging
○ Archives with tar
○ Archives with cpio
○ The gzip Compression Utility
○ The bzip2 Compression Utility
○ Compiling/Installing from Source
○ Tape Drives
○ Backup Software
○ Backup Examples
● Lab Tasks
○ Command Line Messaging
○ Archiving and Compression
○ Using tar and cpio for Backups
○ Using rsync and ssh for Backups
○ Logging
● DNS Concepts
○ LPI Objectives Covered
○ Naming Services
○ DNS - A Better Way
○ The Domain Name Space
○ Delegation and Zones
○ Server Roles
○ Resolving Names
○ Resolving IP Addresses
○ BIND Administration
○ BIND Configuration Files
○ rndc Key Configuration
○ Configuring the Resolver
○ Testing Resolution
● Lab Tasks
○ Configuring a Slave Name Server
○ Configure rndc for Secure named Control
○ LPI Objectives Covered
○ BIND Configuration Files
○ named.conf Syntax
○ named.conf Options Block
○ Creating a Site-Wide Cache
○ Zones In named.conf
○ Zone Database File Syntax
○ SOA - Start of Authority
○ A and PTR - Address and Pointer Records
○ NS - Name Server
○ CNAME and MX - Alias and Mail Host
○ Abbreviations and Gotchas
○ Subdomains and Delegation
○ Subdomains
○ Delegating Zones
○ in-addr.arpa. Delegation
○ Issues with in-addr.arpa
○ RFC2317 and in-addr.arpa
● Lab Tasks
○ Configuring BIND Zone Files
○ Create a Subdomain in an Existing Domain
○ Subdomain Delegation
○ apache
○ nginx
○ mod_php
○ php-fpm
○ vhosts
○ queue management
○ layer 4 vs layer 7
○ haproxy
○ configuration (slow queries, full query log)
○ what is a transaction
○ MyISAM vs INNODB (basic differences)
○ check/repair crashed MyISAM tables
○ replication basic concepts


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