Course 3124

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration

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

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

•    Install SLES 12 and perform basic Linux configuration steps
•    Become familiar with the command line interface and the most important commands
•    Manage users and permissions
•    Manage processes and jobs
•    Manage software
•    Use basic network commands and NFS

Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom, Virtual Classroom, Ondemand
Course Duration: 4 days
Course Level: Beginner

Key Objectives

Students will be able to install and configure a SLES 12 server and integrate it into an existing network. They will be able to do the most important system administrator tasks.

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 12 operating system. It is also ideal for those who want to begin preparing for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 12 certification exam.

Course Outline

1. What is SUSE Linux Enterprise?

  • Understand the different flavors of SUSE Linux
  • Understand the SUSE Linux Enterprise maintenance model
  • Install SLES12
  • Introduction to the GNOME Desktop
  • Understand YaST
  • Understand the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Get to Know the Linux File Types

2. Work with the Command Line

  • Define and Explain the Shell Environment
  • Use the Most Important Commands
  • Get Help at the Command Line
  • Work with the VIM Text Editor
  • Use OpenSSH for Command Line Remote Administration

3. System Initialization

  • Understand the SLE12 Boot Process
  • Understand UEFI, Secure Boot, and Trusted Execution
  • Configure the GRUB2 Bootloader
  • Define and Manage Services with systemd

4. Process Management

  • Manage Processes
  • Work with Background Processes
  • Schedule Processes

5. Identity and Security

  • Manage Users and Groups
  • Change File Permissions
  • Delegate Privileges (su)

6. Manage Software

  • Manage RPM Packages
  • Manage Software Repositories and Libzypp

7. Network Management

  • Use Basic Network Commands
  • Configure Network Interfaces
  • Manage Networks with Wicked
  • Set Up SUSEfirewall2

8. Storage

  • Configure Partitioning (MBR and GPT)
  • Recognize Traditional Linux File Systems
  • Introduction to BtrFS
  • Configure Software RAID
  • Configure Logical Volume Management (LVM)

9. Administration and Monitoring

  • Configure Time Synchronization
  • Configure System Logging
  • Use Supportconfig

10. Hardware Management

  • Display Hardware Information
  • Manage Drivers

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  
Aug 6, 2017 - Aug 9, 2017 Dubai Ingram Micro Register Now
Aug 7, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017 Brazil S-SYS Register Now
Aug 14, 2017 - Aug 18, 2017 Stuttgart Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017 Pretoria TORQUE IT Register Now
Aug 28, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 Oslo Redpill Linpro Register Now
Sep 4, 2017 - Sep 7, 2017 København Redpill Linpro Register Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 Ljubljana Softergee Register Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 Berlin Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017 Warszawa Compendium Centrum Edukacyjne Register Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 Johannesburg TORQUE IT Register Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017 Stockholm Redpill Linpro Register Now
Sep 20, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 Paris Prestige Réseaux Register Now
Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 28, 2017 Warsaw Compendium CE Spolka z o.o. Register Now
Oct 9, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 Hamburg Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Oct 9, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 Ljubljana Softergee Register Now
Nov 6, 2017 - Nov 9, 2017 Bratislava GOPAS Register Now
Nov 6, 2017 - Nov 10, 2017 Hallbergmoos Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Dec 4, 2017 - Dec 7, 2017 Kraków Compendium Centrum Edukacyjne Register Now
Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017 Eschborn Fast Lane GmbH Register Now