Linux Administration Certification Training

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This Linux course is perfect for an IT background candidate who desires to advance a career in Linux to evolve as a Linux certified system administrator.

Course Description

Linux Administration Certification training is created to make you a Linux skilled & help you to run applications, achieve desired functions on your system and networks, create a network configuration, and maintain security administration.

Linux Administration Certification training is created to make you Linux proficient & enable you to run applications, achieve desired functions on your system and networks, create a network configuration, and maintain security administration.

This Linux admin course can be opted for by an expert who wants to be a Linux certified system administrator or desires to learn Linux.

This Certification enables a candidate to perform command-line maintenance tasks and install and configure a Linux system and its basic networking. It validates a candidate's capacity to handle real-world system administration.

Linux Administrator establishes, configures, and sustains Linux operating systems. Investigates and fixes problems related to the operating system's servers, hardware, applications, and Software. Being a Linux Administrator observes systems performance and guarantees compliance with security standards.

Linux has become an integral part of the IT industry worldwide, and the demand for a Linux System Administrator is becoming higher. As the most preferred back-end systems OS in all setups, Linux is only expanding its reach day by day.

A Linux admin, or Linux system administrator, is an IT specialist who controls the functionality of a Linux system. Equivalent to iOS and Windows, Linux is an operating system that connects the internal hardware in electronics, including phones and computers.

What you'll learn

  • In this course, you will learn: run applications, perform preferred functions on your system and networks, make a network configuration, maintain security administration


  • Understanding to IT world is beneficial for this course. Apart from this no requirement.


In this module of linux course, you will understand Linux architecture in general, booting process, how to install Centos7 OS, system initialization and some basic commands to get started.

Linux Architecture
Boot Process
System Initialization
GUIGRUB(Modify the system boot loader)
CLI(Access a shell prompt and issue commands with proper syntax, Use input-output redirection (>, >>, |, two>, etc.)
create and edit text files
delete copy, and move files and directories
Introduction to Bash Shell
Basic Commands
Man Pages
Boot systems into various targets manually & automatically

In this module of linux training, you will learn about a) Package management which includes installing, updating and removing software. b) Topics on basic networking, tools needed etc. c) CMD's to monitor system processes and resources.

Securing single-user mode (su login)
Shutting down and rebooting the system
RPM Package Manager
Installing and Removing Software
rpm Queries
rpm Verification
About yum
Using yum
Searching packages/files
Configuring local Repositories
What processes are?
The properties of a process
Parent processes and child processes
Killing processes and sending signals to a process (kill, killall, xkill)
How to start processes
monitor them
Identify CPU/memory intensive processes
adjust process priority
start/stop/check the status of network services, Configure networking and hostname resolution statically or dynamically
LAB, Q & A

In this module of linux certification, you will learn about how to manage services, important directories, files and configurations. Also included are topics on different data processing utilities.

Control services and Daemons
Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot, /dev & /proc directories
system documentation under /usr/share/doc
Awk, Sed, utilize grep and everyday expressions to study text, Archive, compress, unpack, and uncompress files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2, dump, restore, Find and analyze log files,
LAB, Q & A

In this module of linux system administrator course, you will learn how to configure NTP service, Schedule jobs, Secure communication and copying of files, X Window system etc.

Network Time Protocol
X Windows
SSH: Secure Shell(Access remote systems using ssh, SCP
Passwordless SSH
Configure key-based authentication for SSH)
Controlling Access to cron
System crontab Files
Daily Cron Jobs
Anacron Scheduler
Schedule tasks using at

In this module of linux admin course, you will learn the concepts of user administration in Linux, how to add new user account, modify and delete existing user accounts etc. We will also discuss network users and file permission techniques.

Adding a New User Account
User Private Groups
Modifying / Deleting User Accounts
Group Administration
Password Aging Policies
Switching Accounts
sudo access
Network Users
Authentication Configuration
SUID and SGID Executable
SGID Directories
The Sticky Bit
Default File Permissions
Changing file ownership (chown)
Changing file group ownership (chgrp)
Permissions on files
Permissions on directories
How permissions are applied
Changing permissions (chmod)
Access Control Lists (ACLs)
LAB, Q & A

In this module of linux admin certification, you will understand the file system management which includes mounting, unmounting and automounter techniques. We will discuss details of file system security and also understand how permissions are applied.

Device Recognition
Disk Partitioning
Managing Partitions
Making Filesystems(vfat, ext4, and fs,)
Mount and unmount CIFS and NFS network file systems, Filesystems and types
Mount Points and /etc/fstab
Mounting Filesystems with mount
Unmounting Filesystems
Handling Swap Files and Partitions
NFS server and NFS Client
NFS shares for group collaboration
Mounting NFS Filesystems
Operate Kerberos to manage access to NFS network shares, Automounter
LAB, Q & A

n this module of linux administrator training, we will learn how to create the Quota System, Reporting Quota Status etc, LVM Creation, Network Tools, File types, diff b/w soft and hard links etc.

Particular file types
Symbolic links (ln -s)
Inodes and directory entries
Hard links
Preserving links while copying and archiving
Configuring the Quota System
Setting Quotas for Users
Reporting Quota Status
What is Logical Volume Manager (LVM)?
Creating Logical Volumes
Resizing Logical Volumes
Network Interfaces
IPv4 Addresses
Dynamic IPv4 Configuration
Static IPv4 Configuration
Device Aliases
Routing Table
Default Gateway
Verify IP Connectivity
Defining the Local Host Name
Local Resolver
Remote Resolvers
Verify DNS Connectivity
Network Tools
NFS server and NFS Client
NFS shares for group collaboration
LAB, Q & A

In this Linux course module, you will learn about DNS and Apache Configuration, Analyze and store logs.

Configure BIND to function as a caching-only DNS server
Configure a caching-only name server to forward DNS queries
Troubleshoot DNS client issues
Configuring BIND options
Configuring directory location for zone files
Apache Overview
Apache Server Configuration
Virtual Hosts
Apache Access Configuration
Deploy a basic CGI application
Configure TLS security
Configure private directories
Analyze and store logs

In this Linux certification module, you will learn how to write efficient shell scripts, how to configure Kerberos system.

Shell Scripting basics
shell variables
writing scripts
Kerberos authentication Annie’s Quizzes
LAB, Q & A

In this linux course module, you will learn about Samba (SMB) Service, Mail Service (SMTP) and Linux Virtualization.

Configure SMB to deliver web claims to clients. Configure mail server to deliver all emails to Central mail server, Introduction to KVM Virtualization
Virtual Machine installation
Configuring Virtual Machines
Install centos systems as virtual guests
Configure systems to establish virtual machines at boot
Install centos systems as virtual guests
Configure systems to launch virtual machines at boot
LAB, Q & A

In this linux certification module, you will learn about some advanced topics like SELinux, IPTables (Firewall Configuration), Aggregation & Bridging, Linux Containers.

SELinux Overview
SELinux Tools
SELinux Contexts
SELinux Booleans
Utilize SELinux port labelling to permit assistance to use non-standard ports
Diagnose and address selinux policy violations. Configure firewall settings
N/W port security
Route IP traffic and create static routes
Boot level security (GRUB)
Security need for TCP wrappers
Configure aggregated links between two systems
Operate firewalld and associated mechanisms such as rich rules
zones and custom rules
implement packet filtering and configure network address translation (NAT)
operate /proc/sys and sysctl to modify and set kernel runtime parameters
Linux Containers
LAB, Q & A

In this linux administration course module, you will learn about MariaDB installation, creating basic schema, running queries and on how to perform backup, restore operations, iSCSI devices.

Install MariaDB
Schema Creation and Writing Queries
backup & restore operations
Configure a system as either an iSCSI target or initiator that persistently scales an iSCSI target
Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A

learn about IPv6 configuration and how to perform kickstart installation using various services.

Ipv6 configuration
kickstart installation using NFS
HTTP services
Set Grub Password
The set root password for single-user mode from the Grub page; configure systems to mount file systems at boot by Universally Unique ID (UUID) or label
Delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks.


Versatile. Linux is everywhere! Open Source. Linux (and Unix, for that matter) is an open-source medium. Secure. Can Integrate with Old Technology. Ideal for Programmers. More Frequent Software Updates. Personalization. Inexpensive.

Linux sysadmins need some programming knowledge, mainly for automating administrative chores utilizing scripting. You may not be an expert programmer or developer, but having skills in at least two of the scripting languages mentioned above is highly recommended and needed.

Linux System Administrator earns an average annual salary of $5,969.74

To better understand the Linux Administration Certification Training, one must learn as per the curriculum.

Installing and configuring a server. A server is a computer program that facilitates the same computer or another computer by providing services to them. Installing and configuring application software. Creating and maintaining user accounts. Backing up and restoring files.

User account management. Career advise, Structured Query Language (SQL), Network traffic packet capture, The vi editor, Backup and restore, Hardware setup and troubleshooting, Network routers and firewalls, Network switches.

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