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Certified Linux Engineer 10

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Course 3074: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Networking Services

Section 1: Configure a DNS Server Using BIND

  • Understand the Domain Name System
  • Install and Configure the BIND Server Software
  • Configure a DNS Server
  • Configure the DNS Clients
  • Forward DNS Requests
  • Configure Access, Logging, and Security
  • Configure Dynamic DNS
  • Use YaST to Configure BIND
  • Monitor the DNS Server
  • Find More Information About DNS

Section 2: Use DHCP to Manage Networks

  • Understand How DHCP Works
  • Configure the DHCP Server
  • Configure DHCP Clients
  • Configure a DHCP Relay Server
  • Use DHCP and Dynamic DNS
  • Configure DHCP Failover
  • Troubleshoot DHCP

Section 3: Manage OpenLDAP

  • Understand the Basics of LDAP
  • Install and Set Up an OpenLDAP Server
  • Add Entries to the LDAP Server
  • Query Information from the LDAP Server
  • Modify and Delete Entries of the LDAP Server
  • Activate LDAP Authentication
  • Replicate OpenLDAP Servers

Section 4: Configure a Mail Server

  • Understand the Function of the Three Mail Agents
  • Use the Basic Linux mail Command
  • Understand the Architecture and Components of Postfix
  • Start, Stop, and Reinitialize Postfix
  • Configure Postfix
  • Use Postfix Tools
  • Receive Email over IMAP and POP3
  • Manage Spam
  • Use a Virus Scanner for Email

Section 5: Use OpenSLP

  • Understand what OpenSLP is
  • Understand the SLP Agents
  • Configure OpenSLP
  • Use SLP Frontends

Section 6: Monitor Network Traffic

  • Use ntop to Monitor Network Traffic
  • Use Nagios to Monitor Hosts, Services, and Network
  • Troubleshoot the Network with ethereal and tcpdump

Course 3075: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Security

Section 1: General Considerations and Definition of Terms

  • Create a Security Concept
  • Understand Frequently Used Terms

Section 2: Host Security

  • Limit Physical Access to Server Systems
  • Partitioning and File System Security
  • Limit the Installed Software Packages
  • Configure Security Settings with YaST
  • Stay Informed about Security Issues
  • Apply Security Updates
  • Test and Document the Configuration
  • Use Logging and Accounting

Section 3: AppArmor

  • Improve Application Security with AppArmor
  • Create and Manage AppArmor Profiles
  • Control AppArmor
  • Monitor AppArmor

Section 4: Cryptography: Basics and Practical Application

  • Cryptography Basics
  • Create a Certification Authority and Issue Certificates with CLI Tools
  • Create a Certification Authority and Issue Certificates with YaST
  • GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)

Section 5: Network Security

  • Understand Services and Protocols
  • Secure Access with TCP Wrapper
  • Use SSL to Secure a Service
  • Secure Clients

Section 6: General Firewall Design

  • Understand Firewall Concepts and Purpose
  • Describe Components of Firewalls
  • Understand Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Setups

Section 7: Packet Filters

  • Understand Packet Filters
  • Understand iptables Basics
  • Understand iptables Advanced Features
  • Understand Network Address Translation

Section 8: Application-Level Gateways

  • Application-Level Gateway Basics
  • Configure and Use Squid
  • Configure and Use Dante
  • Configure and Use rinetd

Section 9: Virtual Private Networks

  • VPN and IPSec Basics
  • Configure and Establish an IPSec Connection
  • Understand Packet Filtering of VPN Traffic

Section 10: Intrusion Detection and Incident Response

  • Log Files and Their Evaluation
  • Host-Based Intrusion Detection
  • Network-Based Intrusion Detection
  • Incident Response

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