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Linux for System Engineers

Linux for System Engineers

This course will teach you everything you need to know to be an advanced systems administrator and to prepare for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer certification. 


In this course you’ll learn: 

  • How to design, deploy and maintain a network running under Linux. 
  • How to administer the network services. 
  • The skills to create and operate a network in any major Linux distribution. 
  • How to securely configure the network interfaces. 
  • How to deploy and configure file, web, email and name servers. 

This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro 

Perfil de los alumnos

This course is designed for system administrators and IT professionals who need to gain a hands-on knowledge of Linux network configuration and services as well as related topics such as basic security and performance. 

Requisitos previos

Basic knowledge of Linux operating system.


Our team of highly qualified instructors combine training activities with the development of their profession as experts in the field of IT. Professionals certified by the major manufacturers capable of transferring an enjoyable and easy to understand technical concepts more abstract. 


A copy of the official Linux Foundation Training documentation.

Contenidos del Linux for System Engineers

1. Introduction  

  • Linux Foundation 
  • Linux Foundation Training 
  • Linux Foundation Certifications 
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources 
  • E-Learning Course: LFS211 
  • Distribution Details 
  • Labs 

2. Linux Networking Concepts and Review  

  • OSI Model Introduction and Upper Layers 
  • OSI Model Transport Layer 
  • OSI Model Network Layer 
  • OSI Model Lower Layers 
  • Network Topology 
  • Domain Name System 
  • System Services 
  • Managing System Services 
  • Labs 

3. Network Configuration  

  • Runtime Network Configuration 
  • Boot Time Network Configuration 
  • DNS Client 
  • Intro to OpenVPN 
  • Labs 

4. Network Troubleshooting and Monitoring  

  • Network Troubleshooting 
  • Client-Side Troubleshooting 
  • Server-Side Troubleshooting 
  • Network Monitoring 
  • Labs 

5. Remote Access  

  • Remote Access History 
  • Intro to Cryptography 
  • Secure Remote Access 
  • Remote Graphics 
  • Labs 

6. Domain Name Service  

  • Overview Of DNS 
  • BIND (named) Server 
  • BIND Zone Configuration 
  • Labs 

7. HTTP Servers  

  • Apache 
  • Apache Configuration 
  • Apache Virtual Hosts 
  • Apache Security 
  • Labs 

8. Advanced HTTP Servers  

  • Mod Rewrite 
  • Mod Alias 
  • Mod Status 
  • Mod Include 
  • Mod Perl 
  • Performance Considerations 
  • Labs 

9. Email Servers  

  • Email Overview 
  • Postfix 
  • Dovecot 
  • Labs 

10. File Sharing  

  • FTP 
  • vsftpd 
  • rsync 
  • SSH Based Protocols 
  • Other Protocols 
  • Labs 

11. Advanced Networking  

  • Routing 
  • VLANs 
  • DHCP 
  • NTP 
  • Labs 

12. HTTP Caching  

  • Overview 
  • Squid Configuration 
  • Labs 

13. Network File Systems  

  • NFS 
  • Other Network File Systems 
  • Mounting Network File Systems 
  • Labs 

14. Introduction to Network Security  

  • Security Concepts 
  • Security Practices 
  • Security Tools 
  • Labs 

15. Firewalls  

  • TCP Wrappers 
  • netfilter Concepts 
  • Iptables Command 
  • Managing IPtables 
  • Advanced Firewalls 
  • Network Address Translation 
  • Labs 

16. High Availability  

  • Overview 
  • DRBD 
  • Labs 

17. Database  

  • Introduction 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) 
  • Labs 

18. System log  

  • Overview 
  • Remote Logging: Client 
  • Remote Logging: Server 
  • Labs 

19. Package Management  

  • Installing from Source 
  • Package Management 
  • Packaging System Benefits 
  • Main Package Management Systems 
  • Role of Linux Distributions 
  • Building RPM Packages 
  • RPM Spec File Sections 
  • RPM Spec File Example 
  • Building Debian Packages 
  • Labs 


Active and participatory course through demonstrations, practical exercises and clinical analysis of users of all the theoretical topics taught by the instructor in order to deal with real cases of the related product. The trainer will also use different dynamics that allow group work in the classroom as challenges, evaluation exams and real cases to prepare for the associated Linux Foundation certification exam, if there is one. 


Continual evaluation based on group and individual activities. The faculty will give continuous feedback and at the end of the activities to each participant.  

During the course the participants will complete an evaluation test that must be passed with more than 75%. They will have one hour available for its realization.


Se emitirá Certificado de Asistencia sólo a los alumnos con una asistencia superior al 75% y Diploma aprovechamiento si superan también la prueba de evaluación.

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