Linux Administration


This course will help students to build a career as a Linux system administrator as well as help them become a RHCSA (RedHat Certified System Administrator). No prior experience is required to take this course but a desire to learn Linux is required. After completing the course, you will fully understand the concepts of Linux administration and will be able to apply the skills to a real working environment at jobs supporting Linux systems. Let’s get started…

Course Outline


Module 1: Introduction to Linux

  • Course overview
  • Different OS in the market and introduction to linux
  • Unix vs Linux and different distributions of Linux

Module 2: Setting up Lab environment

  • Oracle Virtual Box/ VMware Workstation/GCP/AWS
  • Linux Distributions
  • Setting up first Linux VM
  • Using putty

Module 3: Accessing Command line and linux file system

  • Command line basics, Shell basics
  • Linux filesystem and description
  • Navigating filesystems

Module 4: Linux fundamentals

  • Manage local users and groups
  • Permissions, ACLs
  • Vi editor
  • Linux boot process and system logging

Module 5: Linux fundamentals

  • Controlling services
  • Archiving and copying files between systems
  • Installing and updating software packages
  • Monitoring and managing linux processes
  • Controlling services

Module 6: Networking

  • Network commands
  • Configure network settings using nmcli/nmtui

Module 7: Disk Management

  • Creating disk partitions
  • LVM
  • Managing partitions

Module 8: Package Management

  • Creating local repository
  • Using yum , rpm

Module 9: Advance topics

  • Configuring ssh key based authentication
  • Boot process, run levels
  • nfs

Module 10: Miscellaneous

  • Scheduling future tasks using cron
  • Managing SElinux security
  • Firewalld
  • Setting up Apache web server

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Abdullah Alisher
M.Eng (McMaster University), M.A.Sc (KFUPM) I have been working in academics and IT for more than 15 years and willing to share my knowledge, which I have learned throughout my career. An all-around multi-platform infrastructure specialist with area of interest in cloud technologies like AWS, DevOps tools like git, ansible, docker, Jenkins, kubernetes, splunk, nagios,.. and Virtualization technologies like Nutanix, VMWare, Citrix. I have got industry certifications like AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (AWS-ASA-23430), RHCE (140-103-052), VCP, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP.