Linux Administration

LINUX Administration


     Installing Linux

  • Creating USB installation media on Windows
  • Performing an installation of CentOS using the graphical      installer
  • Updating the installation and enhancing the minimal install      with additional
  • administration and development tools
  • Troubleshooting the system in rescue mode
  • File Management

  • Navigating through directories
  • Creating files
  • Copying/renaming/moving/deleting files
  • File Compression and Packaging
  • File permissions
  • File ownership
  • Configuring the System

  • Introduction to Vim
  • Synchronizing the system clock with NTP
  • Setting your hostname and resolving the network
  • Becoming a superuser
  • Building a static network connection
  • Customizing your system banners and messages
  • Managing the System

  • Managing background services
  • Troubleshooting background services
  • Managing users and their groups
  • Scheduling tasks with cron
  • Synchronizing files and doing more with rsync
  • Maintaining backups and taking snapshots
  • Package Management

  • Using YUM to update the system
  • Using YUM to search for packages
  • Using YUM to install packages
  • Using YUM to remove packages
  • Keeping YUM clean and tidy
  • Knowing your priorities
  • Using a third-party repository
  • Creating a YUM repository
  • Storage Management

  • Storage Basics
  • Partitions: Creating and Deleting Partitions
  • Filesystems
  • Mounting a filesystem
  • Providing Security

  • Locking down remote access and hardening SSH
  • Working with a firewall
  • Generating self-signed certificates
  • Using secure alternatives to FTP
  • Process Management

  • List Processes
  • Server Uptime
  • Monitor Resource usage by processes
  • Kill processes
  • Working with FTP

  • Installing and configuring the FTP service
  • Working with virtual FTP users
  • Customizing the FTP service
  • Troubleshooting users and file transfers
  • Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Hosts File
  • Installing DNS Server
  • Configuring a DNS Server
  • Web and SQL Services

  • Apache:
  •        Installation and Configuration
           httpd Performance

  • SQL(Mariadb):
  •        Installation and Configuration
           Administration

    File Sharing and Printing

  • File Sharing with Samba
  • Mounting Samba Shares on Linux
  • NFS Shares