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Certified Linux Professional 10

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Course 3071: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Fundamentals

Section 1: Understand the Linux story

  • The History of Linux
  • Understand the Multiuser Environment
  • Perform a Simple Installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Section 2: Use the Linux Desktop

  • Overview of the Linux Desktop
  • Use the GNOME Desktop Environment
  • Access the Command Line Interface From the Desktop

Section 3: Administer Linux with YaST

  • Get to Know YaST
  • Understand the Role of SuSEconfig
  • Manage the Network Configuration Information from YaST
  • Install Software Packages
  • Manage Installation Sources

Section 4: Locate and Use Help Resources

  • Access and Use man Pages
  • Use info Pages
  • Access Release Notes and White Papers
  • Use GUI-based Help
  • Find Help on the Web

Section 5: Manage Directories and Files

  • Understand the File System Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
  • Identify File Types in the Linux System
  • Change Directories and List Directory Contents
  • Create and View Files
  • Work with Files and Directories
  • Find Files on Linux
  • Search File Content

Section 6: Work with the Linux Shell and Command Line

  • Get to Know the Command Shells
  • Execute Commands at the Command Line
  • Get to Know Common Command Line Tasks
  • Understand Command Syntax and Special Characters
  • Use Piping and Redirection

Section 7: Use Linux Text Editors

  • Get to Know Linux Text Editors
  • Use the Editor vi to Edit Files

Section 8: Manage Users, Groups, and Permissions

  • Manage User and Group Accounts with YaST
  • Describe Basic Linux User Security Features
  • Manage User and Group Accounts From the Command Line
  • Manage File Permissions and Ownership
  • Ensure System Security

Course 3072: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Administration

Section 1: Install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

  • Perform a SLES 10 Installation
  • Configure the SLES 10 Installation
  • Troubleshoot the Installation Process

Section 2: Administer the Linux File System

  • Select a Linux File System
  • Configure Linux File System Partitions
  • Manage Linux File Systems
  • Configure Logical Volume Manager (LVM) and Software RAID
  • Set Up and Configure Disk Quotas

Section 3: Administer User Access and Security

  • Configure User Authentication with PAM
  • Manage and Secure the Linux User Environment
  • Use Access Control Lists (ACLs) for Advanced Access Control

Section 4: Configure the Network Manually

  • Understand Linux Network Terms
  • Set Up Network Interfaces with the ip Tool
  • Set Up Routing with the ip Tool
  • Test the Network Connection With Command Line Tools
  • Configure Host Name and Name Resolution
  • Use the Network Manager to Configure the Network

Section 5: Administer Linux Processes and Services

  • View and Manage Processes
  • Schedule Jobs

Section 6: Monitor SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

  • Monitor a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 System
  • Use System Logging Services
  • Monitor Login Activity

Section 7: Manage System Initialization

  • Describe the Linux Load Procedure
  • GRUB (Grand Unified Bootloader)
  • Manage Runlevels

Section 8: Manage Software for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

  • Manage RPM Software Packages
  • Verify and Update Software Library Access

Section 9: Manage Backup and Recovery

  • Develop a Backup Strategy
  • Backup Files with YaST
  • Create Backups with tar
  • Work with Magnetic Tapes
  • Copy Data with dd
  • Mirror Directories with rsync
  • Automate Data Backups with cron

Section 10: Manage Printing

  • Configure Local Printing
  • Manage Print Jobs and Queues
  • Understand How CUPS Works
  • Configure and Manage a Print Server
  • Use the Web Interface to Manage a CUPS Server

Section 11: Configure Remote Access

  • Provide Secure Remote Access with OpenSSH
  • Enable Remote Administration with YaST

Course 3073: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Advanced Administration

Section 1: Manage Virtualization with Xen

  • Understand the Concept of Virtualization
  • Understand How Xen Works
  • Install Xen
  • Manage Xen Domains with YaST
  • Manage Xen Domains at the Command Line
  • Understand Xen Networking
  • Migrate a Guest Domain

Section 2: Configure a Web Application Server

  • Setup a Basic Web Server
  • Configure Virtual Hosts
  • Limit Access to the Web Server
  • Configure Apache with OpenSSL
  • Install PHP
  • Describe Tomcat
  • Install and Configure Tomcat
  • Install Web Applications
  • Use Tomcat's Administration Tools
  • Use Port 80 to Access Tomcat

Section 3: Configure and Use Samba

  • Understand Samba
  • Configure a Simple File Server
  • Configure User Authentication
  • Use Samba's Client Tools
  • Use Samba as a Domain Controller
  • Integrate Samba in a Windows Domain
  • Configure Samba as a Print Server

Section 4: Enable Fundamental Network Services

  • Enable the Extended Internet Daemon (xinetd)
  • Enable an FTP Server
  • Configure Time on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Configure NFS (Network File System)

Section 5: Create Shell Scripts

  • Understand the Course Project
  • Use Basic Script Elements
  • Understand Variables and Command Substitution
  • Use Control Structures
  • Use Arithmetic Operators
  • Read User Input
  • Use Arrays
  • Finalize the Course Project
  • Use Advanced Scripting Techniques
  • Learn About Useful Commands in Shell Scripts

Section 6: Compile Software From Source

  • Understand the Basics of C Programming
  • Understand the Concept of Shared Libraries
  • Understand the GNU Build Tool Chain
  • Perform a Standard Build Process

Section 7: Perform a Health Check and Performance Tuning

  • Find Performance Bottlenecks
  • Reduce System and Memory Load
  • Optimize the Storage System
  • Tune the Network Performance
  • Use Powertweak

Section 8: Manage Hardware

  • Describe the Differences between Devices and Interfaces
  • Describe how Device Drivers Work
  • Describe how Device Drivers are Loaded
  • Manage Kernel Modules Manually
  • Describe the sysfs File System
  • Describe how udev Works
  • Use the hwup Command
  • Obtain Hardware Configuration Information from YaST

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