This course covers all the topics of "Linux Networking Administrator ".

Audience:

Those who has undergone the Training for Linux System Admin and want to obtain expertise in Linux Security and Network Administration.

Prerequisite:

User-level experience with any computer system, including: use of any graphical user interface, use of mouse and use of menus. Should have undergone the training or have the knowledge of Linux System Admin.

Duration of the course : Part Time : 2 Month (2 Hrs/Day) 
Full Time : 10 Days (8 Hrs/Day)

Key Benefits:

On completion of this course, the candidate can appear for the RHCE Exam, a realistic performance-based lab exam that tests his/her actual ability to: install and configure Linux; understand limitations of hardware; configure networking and file systems; configure security, set up common network (IP) services, carry out diagnostics and troubleshooting, and perform essential Linux system administrator.

Course Contents:

Introduction to Network Services:

  • Red Hat Linux Network Components
  • Connecting Networks
  • Service Management
  • Chkconfig, xinetd Daemon

Organizing Networked Systems:

  • DNS Basics
  • Name Server Hierarchy
  • Client & Server-side DNS
  • Configuring BIND
  • BIND Utilities
  • Configuring the DHCP/DHCP relay agent server.
  • Configuring the NTP server.

Network File Sharing Services:

  • Configuring NFS, FTP & Samba Services
  • Configuring File and Directory Sharing
  • Printing to the Samba Server
  • Authentication Methods

Remote installation:

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux automatically using Kickstart.
  • Configure a physical machine to host virtual guests.

Electronic Mail Services:

  • sendmail Features
  • Security and "Anti-Spam" Features
  • sendmail Configuration
  • Postfix
  • Configuring CUI and GUI Mail Clients.
  • Fetchmail and Thunderbird.
  • Mail size and Mail box size limitations.
  • Spam Control Mail Relaying

The HTTP/HTTPS Service:

  • Apache Features
  • Apache Configuration
  • Apache Namespace Configuration
  • Apache Encrypted Web Server
  • Squid Web Proxy Cache

Security Concerns and Policy:

  • Basic Network Security
  • Which Services Are Running?
  • Remote Service Detection
  • Security Policy

System Monitoring:

  • Introduction to System Monitoring
  • File System Analysis
  • Set User and Group ID Permissions
  • EXT2 Filesystem Attributes
  • Monitoring Data Integrity with tripwire
  • System Log Files
  • Advanced syslogd configuration
  • Monitoring and Limiting Processes
  • System Activity Reporting

Directory Services:

  • Configuring Linux Machine as a LDAP server.
  • Integrating other Network Services with LDAP, to authenticate clients.

Securing Networks:

  • SystemV Startup Control
  • Securing the Service
  • tcp_wrappers Configuration
  • Daemon Specification
  • xinetd-based security

Printing and Administration Tools:

  • CUPS: Common Unix Printing System
  • Controlling Access to cron
  • System crontab Files
  • syslog Configuration
  • Using cpio
  • Remote Backups

Introduction to Network Services:

  • Red Hat Linux Network Components
  • Connecting Networks
  • Service Management
  • Chkconfig, xinetd Daemon

Introduction to Network Services:

  • Red Hat Linux Network Components
  • Connecting Networks
  • Service Management
  • Chkconfig, xinetd Daemon