Course SLE201v15

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Administration

This course is designed for those who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system.

Students will be able to install and configure a SLES 15 server and integrate it into an existing network. They will be able to perform the most important system administration tasks.

This course helps prepare students for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 15 certification exam (once it is released).

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Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Duration: 4 days
Course Level: Beginner

Key Objectives

Attendees will be taught the following concepts and skills that are fundamental in administering the SLES Operating System:

  • Install SLES 15 and perform basic Linux configuration
  • Become familiar with the command line interface & commonly used commands
  • Configure and use Remote Administration
  • Manage the boot process and understand systemd
  • Manage processes and jobs
  • Manage users and permissions
  • Manage software
  • Configure basic networking
  • Manage storage
  • Monitor SUSE Linux Enterprise

Audience Summary

This course is designed for those who have little or no experience with Linux and who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 operating system. It is also ideal for those who want to begin preparing for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 15 certification exam.

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Overview of SUSE Linux Enterprise
    • Flavors of SUSE Linux
    • SLE Maintenance Model
    • YaST
  • Section 2: The Linux Filesystem
    • Understand the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
    • Understand the Linux File Types
  • Section 3: Work with the Command Line
    • Getting Help at the Command Line
    • Understand the Shell Environment
  • Section 4: The Vim Editor
  • Section 5: Remote Administration
    • Understand Remote Administration with OpenSSH
    • Understand Remote Administration with VNC
  • Section 6: System Initialization
    • Understand the Boot Process
    • Understand the GRUB2 Boot Loader
    • Define and Describe systemd
  • Section 7: Process Management
    • Understand Process Administration
    • Understand Background Processes
    • Understand Process Scheduling
    • Understand xinetd
  • Section 8: Identity and Security
    • Understand User Management
    • Understand Filesystem Permissions
    • Understand Privilege Delegation
  • Section 9: Software Management
    • Understand Compiling Software from Source
    • Understand Management of RPM Packages
    • Understand Software Management with Libzypp
  • Section 10: Network Management
    • Understand Network Management in SLE
    • Understand Network Management with Wicked
    • Understand firewalldl
  • Section 11: Storage Management
    • Understand the Linux I/O Stack
    • Recognize Traditional Linux File Systems
    • Configure Logical Volume Management (LVM)
    • Configure Software RAID
    • Define and Describe BtrFS
    • Understand NFSv4
  • Section 12: Administration and Monitoring
    • Understand Time Sync with chrony
    • Configure System Logging
    • Understand Supportconfig
  • Section 13: Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise
    • Understand the Unified Installer
    • Understand Extensions and Modules
    • Understand AutoYaST

Course Prerequisites

This course is designed for students without previous Linux experience. Basic computer skills on any operating system is required.

Course Schedule

Date Location Provider  
Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018 Online Novacoast Register Now
Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018 Nashville Novacoast Register Now
Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018 Wroclaw OSEC Register Now
Nov 19, 2018 - Nov 22, 2018 Warszawa OSEC Register Now
Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018 Düsseldorf Lanworks AG Register Now
Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018 Online Novacoast Register Now
Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018 Nashville Novacoast Register Now
Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 Kraków OSEC Register Now
Jan 7, 2019 - Jan 10, 2019 Düsseldorf Lanworks AG Register Now
Jan 11, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019 Berlin, Hamburg and Hannover B1-Systems GmbH Register Now
Feb 5, 2019 - Feb 5, 2019 Leipzig and Dresden B1-Systems GmbH Register Now