Syllabus

Introduction to Linux and UNIX
• History of UNIX & LINUX
• Concepts of Operating Systems
• Kernel, shell & file system structure
Installation of Linux
• Types of Installation Methods
• GUI • Text
Linux System Structure
• Concepts of Linux
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux Vs Cent OS
• Bash commands • Editors [GUI & CLI]
User and Group Administration
• Types of Users,
• Creating & Deleting – Users & Groups
• Modifying Users profile
• Adding Users into the Groups
• User & Group administration
Advanced File Permissions
• Importance of Permissions
• Types – User level, Group level
• Setting Access Level Permissions
on Users & Groups
Disk Partitioning & Mounting File System
• Definition • Types of Partitions
• Comparison – ext2, ext3 & ext4 file systems
• Creating partitions using Fdisk utility
• Formatting partitions using mkfs
• Mounting various filesystems
– temporarily, permanently
Logical Volume Management
• Introduction • Data storage using LVM
• Conversion of Partition into Physical Volume
• Creating volume groups and logical volumes
• Mounting the logical volume filesystems
• Extend and Reduce the logical volumes
• Renaming volume groups & logical volumes
• Removing physical volume, volume group &
logical volume
SWAP PARTITION
• Introduction • Format partition
• SWAP partition – Turn on, Turn off
Network Connections
• Configuring Physical IP Address
• Configuring Virtual IP Address
• Enabling & Disabling Network Connections
Disk Label
• Introduction • Mounting partition
• Permanently mounting partition
Disk Quotas
• What is Disk Quota
• Mount partition with user & group
• Full permission on quota partition
• Enable the quota on partition
• Apply quota on a user, group
Backup & Restore
• Tar & Filter the archive – GZIP(-Z)
• Tar & Filter the archive – BZIP2(-J)
• CPIO command
yum server
• Introduction • yum server configuration
NFS server
• Introduction •Install NFS appln
• NFS server configuration
• Provide share directory name in
NFS configuration file & give
share permission
• NFS client configuration
FTP Server
• FTP • Configuring vsftpd
DHCP server
• Introduction • Configuring DHCP
• DHCP client configuration
DNS server
• Introduction • DNS configuration
• Create zones – forward, reverse
• DNS client configuration
APACHE WEB SERVER
• Introduction of Apache web server
• Server configuration based on
– names, IP addresses
• Web server client configuration
• Port based websites configuration