Linux Administration

Administering Linux requires knowledge of computing and networking concepts, together with a good understanding of Linux architecture, tools, commands and configuration file formats. Administration spans various activities involving creation, updation, deletion, status reporting, management, logging, configuration, profiling and optimization, all while maintaining the reliability and uptime of the system. This course will teach participants how to install, administer, configure and monitor various servers in Linux.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the various flavours and distributions of Linux available and which one to pick for a particular purpose
  • Install Linux on a machine
  • Install, uninstall and upgrade specific packages
  • Work with filesystems and mount them as required
  • Profile the system and decode the proc filesystem
  • Configure the boot process and automate and schedule processes
  • Run services at specific run-levels
  • Configure network and Internet, configure DNS, IP address, firewall, etc.
  • configure mail servers, FTP servers and remote login
  • Manage user accounts and monitor resource usage
  • Configure web servers, database servers, etc.

Target Audience

  • Administrators who have to migrate to UNIX/Linux
  • Wanna-be administrators, who want to know how to administer a Linux system or network


  • Working knowledge of any UNIX-based operating system.

Course Duration

3 days