Course Code: GES371
Cover an introduction to building labs, demo virtual box, navigation, commands with lab demo, shell configuration, commands, and more.
Use RPM, overview CPIO, manage shared libraries, configure USB and devices, design hard disk layout, over and create filesystem.
Boot and reboot Linux and editing files, understand the boot and runlevels processes, edit with Vi. Learn about the X Windows systems, X configurations, fonts, accessibility, and more.
Learn how to administer, directly modify account configuration, add groups, tune users and system environments, review log file contents, basic networking, network addressing, network ports, and connections.
Understand scripts, email, databases, security, Xinetd, SSH keys, GPG, and receive a overview of security best practices.
Study the virtual box, basic commands, special characters, file editing, finding files, shell special characters, regular expressions, process management, job scheduling, account customization, X Windows, text utility, shell scripting, and system administration basics.
B. Introduction to Building Labs
C. Things You Need To Do
D. Install Demo Virtual Box
F. Commands with Lab Demo
G. Internaland External Commands
H. Overview of Shell Commands Tricks
I. Exploring Shell Configuration
J. Stream Redirection
K. Overview of Processing Text Using Filters
L. Overview File - Viewing Commands
M. Overview Using Grep
N. Sed Syntax and Summary
O. Overview of Exam Essentials
II. Managing Software
A. Managing Software
B. Overview Using RPM
C. RPM Part 2
D. Overview Using Cpio
E. Overview Using Debian and Apt Cache
F. Using Apt-get
G. Debian Tools
H. Managing Shared Libraries
I. Overview Locating Library Files
J. Foreground and Background Processes
K. Managing Software Summary
III. Configuring Hardware
A. Configuring Hardware
B. Configuring Devices
C. Configuring USB
D. Configuring Hard Disk
E. Designing Hard Disk Layout
F. Logical Volume Management
G. Creating Partitions Filesystems
H. Overview Using Fdisk
I. Overview Common Filesystem Types
J. Creating Filesystem
K. Overview Maintaining Filesystem Health
L. Configuring Hardware Summary
IV. Managing Files
A. Managing Files
B. File Archiving Commands
C. Managing Files Ownership
D. Managing Disk Quotas
E. Directories and Content
F. Overview Tools for Locating Files
G. Overview of Exam Essentials
V. Booting Files
A. Booting Linux and Editing Files
B. Boot and Reboot
C. Understanding the Boot Process
D. Runlevels Process
E. Managing Runlevel Services
F. Editing with Vi
G. Booting Summary
A. X Windows Systems
B. X Configuration Options
C. X Configuration Options Part 2
D. Configuring X Fonts
E. Configuring X ft Fonts
F. Overview Managing GUI Logins
G. Using X for Remote Access
H. X Accessibility
I. Addition Assistive Technologies
J. Configuring Localization and Internationalization
K. Querying and Setting Your Locale
L. Configuring Printing
M. Configuring Printing Part 2
N. Using Web-based CUPS Utilities
B. Directly Modifying Account Configuration
C. Components of Account
D. Adding Groups
E. Tuning User and System Environments
F. Reviewing Log File Contents
G. Maintaining System Time
H. Admin Summary
VIII. Basic Networking
A. Basic Networking
B. Network Addressing
C. Network Addressing Part 2
D. DNS Data Flow Zone and Resolution
E. Network Ports
G. Testing Connectivity
H. Wireshark Demo
I. Basic Networking Summary
A. Scripts, E-mail and Databases
B. Writing Scripts
C. Writing Scripts Part 2
D. Managing E-mail
E. Managing Data with SQL
F. Advantages of Database
G. Scripts Summary
B. Controlling Access Via TCP Wrappers
C. Configuring Xinetd
D. Uninstalling Or Reconfiguring Servers
E. Tools for Managing Passwords
F. Configuring SSH
G. SSH Keys
H. Controlling SSH Access
I. Using GPG
J. Security Summary
Dean R. Bushmiller has had fun for the past 20 years learning and teaching everything he can in technology and security. His consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management has breathed life into his 12 years in the classroom. Dean is a courseware developer who specializes in the CISSP and security training. He is the lead instructor for Expanding Security and teaches online as his main job. As a non-military person, he is a proud recipient of six mission coins. Dean has taught more than 1000 classes with a lifetime approval rating of +90% on topics of: CISSP, including: SOX, PCI-DSS, digital rights management, data loss prevention, incident handling, auditing for compliance, penetration testing, patch management, networking, architecture, migration, certification, and administration.
Ted Jordan, Senior Linux/Unix Instructor, is a senior Instructor and has taught Unix and Linux courses for over 20 years. In addition to teaching, online Mr. Jordan has taught Unix classes in over 10 different countries. Mr. Jordan is one of the most respected Unix experts in the country, having written a variety of books and other publications on the concepts of both Unix and Linux. Prior to his career in education, Mr. Jordan was an IT engineer and consultant. He worked with national clients at the partner level to ensure their success with complex technology initiatives. Mr. Jordan began his career with IBM after completing his master’s degree and quickly advanced through the corporate ranks before becoming an independent consultant. That position has taken him to where he is today and he enjoys nothing more than helping students achieve their goals.
Skills, knowledge, experience, software and computer orientation required prior to enrollment. Recommended Experience to take the CompTIA Linux+ Certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and 12 months of Linux admin experience.
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The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
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This course will prepare you for the CompTIA Linux+ exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.
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