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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
UNIX User and Data Management $74.95
Deploying and Initializing UNIX Systems $74.95
Securing UNIX Systems $74.95
Networking and UNIX Name Resolution $74.95
Managing UNIX Software and System Services $74.95
Managing UNIX Clients $74.95
Administering UNIX Network Services $74.95
UNIX Systems Management $74.95

Bundle Price: $289.00
Total Savings: $310.60

UNIX User and Data Management

To demonstrate the core administrative functions of managing users, data, and software on UNIX systems

Learning Objectives
  • The UNIX systems administrator role - connect the role of the systems administrator with the responsibilities of superuser privileges.
  • Administering UNIX users and groups - determine the method for adding and configuring a user account.
  • Monitoring and controlling UNIX users - recognize the strategies used to track user activity and control access to resources in a given scenario.
  • Working with UNIX user accounts - create and configure a user account in a given scenario.
  • Administering UNIX filesystems - configure a filesystem.
  • UNIX data protection strategies - identify the best data protection strategy in a given scenario.
  • Implementing RAID for UNIX - choose the RAID system to implement in a given scenario.
  • Designing a RAID implementation for UNIX - design a RAID implementation for a given scenario.

Deploying and Initializing UNIX Systems

To describe the maintenance and optimization of UNIX systems

Learning Objectives
  • Deploying and administering UNIX software - deploy and administer UNIX software in a given scenario.
  • Working with UNIX software packages - install and remove software packages.
  • Compiling UNIX software from source - compile software from source in a given scenario.
  • Installing the Apache web server on UNIX - install the Apache web server from source code to specification.
  • UNIX system startup - compare the different boot mechanisms for UNIX operating systems.
  • Managing UNIX initialization with init - modify startup scripts in a given scenario.
  • Managing UNIX system shutdowns - choose the appropriate procedure for shutting down the system in a given scenario.
  • Configuring UNIX run levels and shutdown - configure run levels and shutdown in a given scenario.

Securing UNIX Systems

To describe how to implement and maintain UNIX networking

Learning Objectives
  • UNIX file attributes - describe how UNIX file attributes relate to file ownership and access rights.
  • UNIX filesystem security - recognize how to protect the security of entire UNIX filesystems.
  • UNIX system security measures - set security parameters in UNIX kernels and prevent cron and unwanted shutdown security issues.
  • Configuring UNIX for security - change file permissions and implement permission-based system security in UNIX.
  • Benchmarking UNIX operating systems - recognize how to benchmark operating systems, including UNIX, and evaluate the security of their configurations.
  • The UNIX password system - describe the UNIX password system.
  • Boot-level and root access control in UNIX - recognize how to restrict boot-level and root access to UNIX systems.
  • Kerberos authentication on UNIX - recognize how to integrate Kerberos authentication on UNIX systems.
  • Implementing access control in UNIX - design and implement access control policies.
  • UNIX Pluggable Authentication Modules - use Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) to control access to system resources in a given scenario.

Networking and UNIX Name Resolution

To explain how to secure UNIX systems from local and remote security threats

Learning Objectives
  • TCP/IP network configuration in UNIX - implement core network configuration issues in UNIX.
  • Providing UNIX network services - identify how networking daemons are managed and configure the inetd super daemon.
  • Implementing networking with UNIX - configure TCP/IP networking in FreeBSD.
  • Managing TCP/IP addresses with UNIX - identify how addresses can be managed on a local network with DHCP and how name resolution services operate.
  • Implementing DHCP with UNIX - configure DHCP servers and clients.
  • Implementing DNS with UNIX - prepare BIND to support DNS operations.
  • Using OpenLDAP in UNIX - perform an LDAP search.
  • Managing UNIX naming services - manage and configure naming services on a UNIX system.

Managing UNIX Software and System Services

To introduce UNIX software and system services management

Learning Objectives
  • Patch and software management in UNIX systems - recognize how to apply software updates and patches to UNIX systems.
  • Security issues and boot services in UNIX - describe security issues and boot services in UNIX.
  • UNIX security issues and nonessential services - describe how to limit services launched by inetd and xinetd.
  • Starting and disabling UNIX services - identify services to be started or disabled, and configure inetd and xinetd to add or remove such services.

Managing UNIX Clients

To explain how to manage UNIX clients

Learning Objectives
  • UNIX client requirements - identify the hardware and software requirements for UNIX clients.
  • Configuring X for UNIX clients - configure X for UNIX clients.
  • Implementing diskless clients with UNIX - identify the steps in setting up a diskless UNIX client.
  • Enabling Windows in UNIX with WINE - recognize the principal features of WINE.
  • Managing UNIX clients - set up and manage UNIX clients.

Administering UNIX Network Services

To introduce the administration of UNIX network services

Learning Objectives
  • Configuring UNIX web services with Apache - perform key web service configurations with the Apache web server.
  • Messaging in UNIX - identify the components of an e-mail system and perform basic configuration of the Postfix mail service.
  • UNIX file sharing with NFS - implement and manage NFS file shares.
  • UNIX file sharing with Samba - configure file sharing and security with Samba.
  • Managing UNIX network services - manage and configure UNIX network services.
  • Administering printers with UNIX - set up and administer printers on UNIX.
  • Common UNIX Printing System - identify the features of the Common UNIX Printing System.
  • Troubleshooting printing services in UNIX - troubleshoot common printing problems in UNIX.
  • Providing FTP services with UNIX - configure the ftpd daemon.
  • UNIX remote login services - configure a secure shell server to provide encrypted remote access to a UNIX system.
  • Using SSH with UNIX - configure and implement ssh with UNIX.

UNIX Systems Management

To outline UNIX performance monitoring and disaster recovery strategies and techniques in UNIX

Learning Objectives
  • Performance optimization on UNIX systems - recognize the methods of performance optimization.
  • Managing UNIX processes - monitor and control UNIX processes in a given scenario.
  • Monitoring UNIX system performance - troubleshoot system performance in a given scenario. .
  • Managing UNIX logging - recognize how to interpret log files and configure logging in a given scenario.
  • Managing UNIX processes and jobs - identify, prioritize, and safely terminate jobs.
  • Backup strategies and best practices in UNIX - identify backup strategies and best practices for implementing backups.
  • Backup utilities in UNIX - detail the backup utilities available in UNIX.
  • Backups in UNIX - identify the commands used to back up data in UNIX.
  • UNIX crash management - recognize how to manage UNIX system crashes.
  • Backing up data in UNIX - recognize how to perform backups in UNIX.
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