Course 3125

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration

The course SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration builds upon the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12: Administration course and teaches advanced system administration task on SLES 12.

SLES 12 comes with several innovative technologies – such as systemd as a SystemV init replacement, GRUB2, UEFI, GPT support, and others. This course covers these innovations and also teaches a system administrator how to administer SLES 12 efficiently and effectively.

After attending the course, the student should be capable to administer SLES 12, including systemd, to deal with specialized networking and storage setups, and should have a solid understanding of basic Bash scripts.

Attending students should have a good working knowledge of general system configuration and command line work with Linux.

This course helps prepare students for the SUSE Certified Engineer in Enterprise Linux 12 certification exam.

Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Course Duration: 5 days
Course Level: Intermediate

Key Objectives

The goal of this course is to enable the SLES 12 administrator to

  • Use the Shell efficiently and create Shell scripts
  • Configure IPv6 and manage specialized network configuration setups
  • Manage Storage
  • Manage Processes, the boot process, and Systemd
  • Configure common network services
  • Establish server health and troubleshoot problems

Audience Summary

The course is designed for those who already have experience with Linux, including general system configuration and command line work. The course is ideal for those seeking advanced administration skills on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, those who have completed the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration (3124) course and those preparing to take the SUSE Certified Engineer in Enterprise Linux 12 certification exam.

Course Outline

1. Identity and Security

  • Delegation of Privilege (sudo/polkit)
  • ACLs
  • AppArmor

2. Advanced Network Configuration

  • Bonding
  • VLAN
  • IPv6

3. Manage Storage

  • iSCSI
  • MPIO

4. Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Configure System Logging
  • Backup/Recovery, Snapper
  • Establish Server Health
  • Troubleshooting

5. Advanced System Administration

  • Configure systemd
  • Understand AutoYaST

6. Network Services

  • SSH
  • xinetd
  • NFSv4
  • Apache2
  • Samba 4

7. Shell Scripting

  • Elements of Shell Scripts
  • Control Structures
  • Interactive Scripts

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this course, it is highly recommended that students have a good working knowledge of Linux and should be able to:

  • Perform partitioning and file system setup and maintenance
  • Perform system configuration including network setup and user management
  • Manage software packages
  • Work on the command line including file management and text editing

This knowledge can be gained through the SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Administration Course.

Course Schedule

Date Location Provider  
Sep 18, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 Berlin Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Sep 18, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 Warszawa Compendium Register Now
Sep 18, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 Oslo Redpill Linpro Register Now
Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 Ljubljana Softergee Register Now
Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 København Redpill Linpro Register Now
Oct 2, 2017 - Oct 6, 2017 Stockholm Redpill Linpro Register Now
Oct 2, 2017 - Oct 6, 2017 Riga BDA Register Now
Oct 9, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 Düsseldorf Lanworks AG Register Now
Oct 16, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017 Hamburg Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Oct 16, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017 Johannesburg TORQUE IT Register Now
Oct 23, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 Stuttgart B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Oct 23, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017 München B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 6, 2017 - Nov 10, 2017 Ljubljana Softergee Register Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 Paris Prestige Réseaux Register Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 Hallbergmoos Fast Lane GmbH Register Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 Leipzip B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 Berlin B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 27, 2017 - Dec 1, 2017 Hannover B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Nov 27, 2017 - Dec 1, 2017 Hamburg B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 4, 2017 - Dec 8, 2017 Bratislava GOPAS Register Now
Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 Frankfurt B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 Köln B1 Systems GmbH Register Now
Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 13, 2017 Kraków Compendium Register Now
Dec 18, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 Eschborn Fast Lane GmbH Register Now