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Masters Program in Linux Administration (RedHat)

Course Summary

About Course This is Intellipaat Linux Masters Program that includes the complete aspects of

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    Course Syllabus

    Unix Shell Scripting Course Content

    Shell Scripting – Fundamentals

    Understanding the Linux Shell script, designed to run on Unix shell, command-line interpreter, the various operations on Shell scripts like – file manipulation, program execution, and text printing, understanding the various commands, syntax and shell scripting rules.Hands-on Exercise – Write a shell script to open a file, Execute a program from a shell script, print text on console

    Parameters, Variables & Arguments

    Introduction to Shell Scripting concepts, special variables used, learning about command line arguments, working with Special Parameters, passing arguments to a Shell Script, inheritance rules.Hands-on Exercise – Pass command line arguments to a shell script, Work with Special Parameters $*, $@, $$ etc

    Loops & Iterations

    Deep dive into Linux Shell script, understanding the concept of loops, the various types of loops and integrators in Linux Shell script, learning about the condition handling mechanism.Hands-on Exercise – Write a script using while loop to create a hierarchy if directory, Use if/else statements to execute different set of code

    Regular Expressions & Text Manipulations

    Learning about the String object, taking regular expressions as arguments, understanding how to redirect arguments as well as input and output using Shell Scripts, string manipulation using regular expressions, different types of Regex.Hands-on Exercise – Create a String object,Take regular expression as arguments, Redirect input and output using Shell Scripts, Manipulate a string using regular expressions

    Writing Functions & Advanced Scripts

    Introduction to Shell Script functions, basic functions, creation of library of functions, learning about advanced Shell Script commands, expansions and built-in commands, real world examples of Shell Scripting.Hands-on Exercise – Use in-built shell script functions, Create a library of functions

    Real World Shell Scripting Examples

    Shell scripting examples in the real world – understanding about shell scripting, Backup Script for Code & Mysql DB, checking service status, disk usage, highest CPU usage, automatic users addition, calculating free and used memory, remote host and port checking, shell script to sync directories, sending email on login and logout.Hands-on Exercise – Write a backup script for Code & Mysql DB, Check service status, Check disk usage using a script, Find out highest CPU usage, Create a script automatic users addition, Calculate free and used memory, Check a remote host and port, Use a script to send email on login and logout

    Linux Admin Course Content

    Administering Open Source System

    Administering Open Source System (Unix Systems), The Role of an administrator, Open Source Licensing, Acquiring your Linux Distribution

    Installation Process

    The Installation Process of Linux Red Hat System, Structuring the File system, Selecting the software Packages, Performing Installation

    Booting Linux

    Managing Boot Process, Following Boot Scripts Sequence, Assigning services with chk config, The /etc directory configuration Hierarchy

    Rescuing an Unbootable System

    Booting into Rescue Mode, Reinstalling the Boot Loader, Booting into Single-User Mode

    User Features

    PAM-Pluggable Authentication Modulet, What Do We Mean By Home Directory of file users, Syntax for Chage is, How to Change User Features of A User

    Linux PS Commands

    The Linux Groupmod Command, The Linux g password Command, Linux PS Command, Procs, Memory, Swap, Proc Command, Pkill Linux Command, Syslog, View Newlog Entries

    Package Manager

    Manipulating portable tar archives, How to install software with red hat packet manager(RPM), What is RPM-REDHAT package manager

    IP Configuration

    How to rebuild a source RPM(SRPM) package, Static ip configuration, View network settings of an Ethernet Adapter, Assigning IP Address to an Interface, Configuring and testing IPV6 connectivity, Stand alone server, Running services through XINTED

    Creating Partitions

    Creating Linux partition, Mounting a file system, How to create a user, How to add a user into a group in Linux


    Mounting File System, How to mount Specific file system

    SAMBA Server and UDEV

    How to Configure SAMBA Server, Examine the Steps in Reporting PCI Devices Bug, What is UDEV, To Know How to Add or Remove a Linux Kernel Modules/Drivers

    Installing LVS

    Define LVS, installing LVS, understand meaning of Linux Director, to know about Testing and Debugging, what are Real servers and Ipfail.

    Linux Admin Project

    Project – Connection and Backups with NFS Server

    Topics: How to Connect with NFS server, How to do Backup, How to restore backups, How to use tar and untar

    Linux Advance Admin Course Content

    Linux Installation and Initialization (Automated)

    Multiple Linux installations, automated installation using Kick start, deploying it using web server, installation media and Kick start configuration files.

    Package management & Process monitoring

    Linux Package which is Pre-built set of programs, installation of Packages, its libraries and the dependencies, understanding the low-level and high-levels tools needed, configuring Linux Yum Server, understanding the Yum repository Server-Client system.

    Services, Utilities, Important Files and Directories

    Deep dive into Linux Services, the important system files, utilities, directories.

    Understanding SystemD

    Learning about SystemD, the Linux-specific system and service manager, understanding what are the programs that run when Linux loads, familiarising with the systemctl commands.

    Linux User Administration

    Linux user management, groups, attributes and file permissions, granting permission based on tasks to be performed, various advanced user administration features, setting user and group disk space quotas, Linux file system quotas.

    File System Management (Generic & LVM)

    Managing the Linux File System, understanding the Logical Volume Management, allocating disks, stripping, mirroring, resizing, logical volumes, deploying LVM for setting hard disks for physical volumes.

    Advanced File System Management (Software RAID)

    Understanding the concept of RAID data storage virtualization, the RAID software management tool, learning about Linux Kernel with RAID Support, implementing the software RAID in Linux.

    Server-Client Configurations (FTP / SFTP / HTTP)

    Learning about the Server Configuration in Linux, the FTP/SFTP, the HTTP Server/Client Systems configuration.

    Configuring Samba and SMTP

    Understanding the Samba Open Source tool, the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, configuring the Samba Server and SMTP with Linux.

    Firewall & IP Tables

    Understanding the basics of firewall in Linux, deploying the firewall and iptables in Linux which is a rule-based firewall system in Linux, testing the firewall rules.

    Database Configuration (MySQL / Mariadb)

    Understanding how to configure databases in Linux, working with MySQL database and MariaDB database for configuring it with Linux.

    Using Control Panels to Manage Linux Servers (Webmin)

    Learning about the various control panels in Linux, its various uses and applications in various services, deploying of these control panels to manage the Linux servers.

Course Fee:
USD 229

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1 - 4 hours / week

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