SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Administration (SLE201)

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.


Audience

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 


Prerequisites

This course is designed for students without previous Linux experience.

Basic computer skills on any operating system is required.


Duration

4 days. Hands on.


Course 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 Enterpri
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Course Content

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