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Linux Administration training  

Linux Administration training course makes the participant completely knowledgeable in Linux System Administration. The course is an in-depth coverage on Linux system fundamentals (the essentials of Linux) as well as advanced administration including monitoring and troubleshooting. It starts with Linux environment and then jumps to Bash Shell scripting/programming which is essential for any serious Sysadmin.

Then it moves on to describe important concepts and aspects of Linux sub-systems like User/Group/Process Management, Automated Job Scheduling, Backup, Networking, package management, installation, event log files, monitoring and troubleshooting aspects which are necessary to perform regular day-to-day operations efficiently on a Linux System. The course will be focusing primarily on CLI commands as opposed to GUIs so that the participant will have a significantly high learning curve.

Course Delivery

  • 50% Theory, 50% Lab
  • Hands-On – 75+ Lab exercises and Assignments on Linux Administration, Scripting and Troubleshooting


  • The course will be delivered by our  Expert trainer with many years of experience in Linux Kernel and SAN software development.

Target Audience

  • Professionals, Freshers and Students who want to learn and Master Linux Systems
  • Applicable for All – Linux Administrators, Developers & Support Personnel
  • Professionals moving from Microsoft Windows platform to Linux Environment
  • Professionals moving from other Unixes (IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris, HP’s HPUX) to Linux Environment
  • Professionals preparing for RHEL – Redhat System Administration Certifications
  • Professionals preparing for Ubuntu System Administration Certifications
  • Professionals preparing for LPIC-1 / LPIC-2 / LPIC-3 Certification & CompTIA Linux Certifications

Introduction to Linux/Unix

  • History of Linux
  • Layered Architecture
  • Kernel & Shell
  • Common UNIX Flavors
  • System Boot Up
  • Virtual Consoles

Linux Fundamentals

User Management

  • User and Group Concepts
  • Creating, modifying and deleting User Accounts
  • Creating, modifying and deleting Group Accounts
  • Password Aging
  • Default User Files
  • The su command – switch between users
  • Understanding File and Directory Permissions
  • chown & chgrp
  • umask command

Process Management

  • Viewing Processes
  • Process Tree & Process Status
  • ps & pstree commands
  • Identifying System & Daemon Processes
  • Foreground and Background Processes
  • Tuning Process Scheduling
  • Process Priority
  • nice & renice commands
  • Killing / Terminating a Processes
  • Max Processes per User – ulimit

Software Package Management

  • Software Repositories
  • Redhat Vs. Debian
  • Redhat Tools – rpm and yum
  • Debian Tools – dpkg and apt-get

Bash Shell Scripting

Linux/Unix Backup Tool

  • Backup through tar / cpio / dd commands
  • Recovering single / multiple files

Linux/Unix Networking

  • IPv4 Fundamentals
  • TCP/UDP Fundamentals
  • Linux Network Interfaces
  • Services & Ports
  • ping
  • telnet
  • ssh
  • netstat tool

Job Scheduling

  • Scheduling jobs through at & cron
  • Managing access permissions to at & cron utilities crontab file format

Performance Monitoring & Troubleshooting

  • System Status – Resource Consumption
  • System Status – Memory Usage
  • System Status – I/O Activity
  • System Status – CPU Usage
  • Resource Usage – Trends
  • top, iostat, vmstat, sar commands
  • Troubleshooting Methods
  • Process Profiling
  • Process Syscall Tracing – strace
  • Process Libcall Tracing – ltrace
  • Process Kernel/User Space Time Check
  • Filesystem Corruptions and Recovery

Installation of Linux OS 

  • Partition Considerations
  • Installing Linux – DVD/Virtual Machine

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Practical Implementation

Real- time Case Studies

Certification Guidance

Resume Preparation

Placement Assistance

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