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Linux Advanced



This course covers more advanced 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 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.


3 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
Tuning Kernel Network Settings
Configuring a DHCP server
netconfig and system-config-network
SUSE YaST Network Configuration Tool
Network Diagnostics
Discovering Reachable Services
tcpdump and wireshark
Information from netstat
Lab Tasks
Basic Client Networking
Wireless Fundamentals [RHEL5.4]
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
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
Delegating Zones Delegation
Issues with
RFC2317 and
Lab Tasks
Configuring BIND Zone Files
Create a Subdomain in an Existing Domain
Subdomain Delegation
queue management
layer 4 vs layer 7
configuration (slow queries, full query log)
what is a transaction
MyISAM vs INNODB (basic differences)
check/repair crashed MyISAM tables
replication basic concepts


Red Hat Administration

Study Guide for Advanced Linux System Administration I


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