Duration : 2 Months

Linux basic concepts & installations

Installation in Standalone Machine, Installation through NFS, Installation through FTP, Installation through HTTP, Installation through KICKSTART

File System Management

Creation of File Systems, Understanding EXT2, EXT3& EXT4 File Systems, Converting Ext2 to Ext3 file systems, Reverting back from Ext3 to Ext2 files systems, Understanding fdisk,e2label, mount, umount commands, Understanding fstab and mtab files, TROUBLESHOOTING

User management

Understanding different types of groups and creation of groups, Creation of users in different groups, Understanding Passwd, Shadow Files, Understanding passwd aging, Creation of quotas for users, groups and file systems, Understanding users security files, The different commands for Monitoring the users, TROUBLESHOOTING

Run levels

Understanding the different types of run-levels, Understanding different types of shutdown commands, Understanding run control scripts, Understanding the different types

Network file system (NFS)

Understanding NFS server and NFS clients, Understanding daemons and files in NFS of boot phases, Configuring NFS server and different NFS clients, Configuration of autofs, NFS security

File transfer protocol

Understanding the features and advantages of FTP server, Configuring FTP server and FTP clients, Configuring FTP server for anonymous and real users with download and upload permissions, Configuring FTP user access, FTP security, Understanding FTP Basic Commands, Configuring of anonymous FTP Server


Understanding xinetd based and non xinetd based services, Configuring xinetd based services, Xinetd security


Understanding TCP WRAPPER, Configuring TCP WRAPPER for services

Domain naming service

Understanding DNS service and different types of DNS servers, Configuring DNS (master) DNS (Slave), Understanding & Configuring forward (DNS) and cache (DNS) of boot phases, Understanding different types of files when the system is booting, TROUBLESHOOTING

Logical volume manager (LVM)

Creation of file systems and converting into LVM, Creation of physical partitions, Creation of volume groups, Creation of logical partitions, Extending the volume group, Extending the logical partitions

Package Manager (RPM)

Understanding the features and advantages of RPM, Installation of RPM packages, Upgradation of RPM, Verification of RPM, Querying , TROUBLESHOOTING

Backup and recovery

Understanding different types of file system backup, Understanding different types of files backups, Understanding different types of file system backups, Understanding different types of dump levels, Understanding monthly, weekly, daily backups, Different types of backup strategies

Automation of jobs

At Jobs . Cron Jobs

Network information service

Understanding NIS and daemons at NIS (Server, Slave and Clients), Configuring NIS (master), NIS (slave) and NIS clients in heterogeneous environments, Integrating NIS (master and slave) with NFS Server

Dynamic host configuration protocol

Understanding DHCP, Configuring DHCP server for different DHCP clients


Understanding APACHE, Configuring APACHE web server with virtual hosting, Configuring APACHE web server with IP BASED, HOST BASED and PORT BASED, Configuring member logins for APACHE web server


Understanding the features and advantages of SAMBA server, Configuring SAMBA for heterogeneous environment, Sharing the resources between unix to unix using SAMBA, Sharing the resources between windows to unix (vice-versa), SAMBA security


Understanding SQUID proxy, Configuring SQUID proxy with ACL

Raid levels

Understanding RAID LEVELS, Configuring different types of RAID LEVELS (0,1and5)

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