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Linux Administration Certification Training Course

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Features of This Course

Why Choose Linux Administration Certification Training?

TopD Learning’s online Linux Administration course will prepare you to shape into a professionally-trained Linux Admin. This certification course focuses on giving you hands-on, industry-relevant skills that will help you to carry out functions like running applications, performing desired functions on your system and networks, creating network configurations, and maintaining security administration.

Linux runs on 100% of the world’s 500 supercomputers.

Corporations, enterprises and many other MNC's worldwide use Linux across industries.

Average salary of Linux Administrator is $96k -

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Course Curriculum

Objectives In this module, you will learn Linux architecture in general, booting process, how to install Centos7 OS, system initialization and some basic commands to get started.

Topics Introduction, Installation, Linux Architecture, Boot Process, Kernel, System Initialization, GRUB(Modify the system boot loader), GUI, CLI(Access a shell prompt and issue commands with correct syntax, Use input-output redirection (>, >>, |, 2>, etc.), create and edit text files, delete, copy, and move files and directories, Introduction to Bash Shell, Basic Commands, Editors, Man Pages, Boot systems into different targets manually & automatically, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives In this module, you will understand a) Package management which includes installing, updating and removing software. b) Topics on basic networking, tools needed etc. c) CMD’s to monitor system processes and resources.


Topics – Securing single-user mode (su login), Shutting down and rebooting the system, RPM Package Manager, Installing and Removing Software, rpm Queries, rpm Verification, About yum, Using yum, Searching packages/files, Configuring local Repositories, What processes are?, The properties of a process, Parent processes and child processes, Killing processes and sending signals to a process (kill, killall, xkill), How to start processes, monitor them, Identify CPU/memory intensive processes, adjust process priority, start/stop/check the status of network services, Configure networking and hostname resolution statically or dynamically, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand how to manage services, important directories, files and configurations. Also included are topics on different data processing utilities.

Topics – Control services and Daemons, Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot, /dev & /proc directories, system documentation under /usr/share/doc, Awk, Sed, use grep and regular expressions to analyze text, Archive, compress, unpack, and uncompress files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2, dump, restore, Locate and interpret log files, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand how to configure NTP service, Schedule jobs, Secure communication and copying of files, X Window system etc.

Topics – Network Time Protocol, X Windows, SSH: Secure Shell(Access remote systems using ssh, SCP, Passwordless SSH, Configure key-based authentication for SSH), Cron, Controlling Access to cron, System crontab Files, Daily Cron Jobs, Anacron Scheduler, Schedule tasks using at, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand different concepts of user administration in Linux, how to add new user account, modify and delete existing user accounts etc. We will also discuss network users and file permission techniques.

Topics -Adding a New User Account, User Private Groups, Modifying / Deleting User Accounts, Group Administration, Password Aging Policies, Switching Accounts, sudo access, Network Users, Authentication Configuration, SUID and SGID Executable, SGID Directories, The Sticky Bit, Default File Permissions, , Changing file ownership (chown), Changing file group ownership (chgrp), Permissions on files, Permissions on directories, How permissions are applied, Changing permissions (chmod),Access Control Lists (ACLs), Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will learn file system management which includes mounting, unmounting and automounter techniques. We will discuss details of file system security and also understand how permissions are applied.


Topics – Device Recognition, Disk Partitioning, Managing Partitions, Making Filesystems(vfat, ext4, and xfs,), Mount and unmount CIFS and NFS network file systems, Filesystems and types, Labels, tune2fs, Mount Points and /etc/fstab, Mounting Filesystems with mount, Unmounting Filesystems, Handling Swap Files and Partitions, NFS server and NFS Client, NFS share for group collaboration, Mounting NFS Filesystems, Use Kerberos to control access to NFS network shares, Automounter, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand how to create the Quota System, Reporting Quota Status etc, LVM Creation, Network Tools, File types, diff b/w soft and hard links etc.

Topics – Special file types, Symbolic links (ln -s), Inodes and directory entries, Hard links, Preserving links while copying and archiving, Configuring the Quota System, Setting Quotas for Users, Reporting Quota Status, What is Logical Volume Manager (LVM)?, Creating Logical Volumes, Resizing Logical Volumes, Network Interfaces, IPv4 Addresses, Dynamic IPv4 Configuration, Static IPv4 Configuration, Device Aliases, Routing Table, Default Gateway, Verify IP Connectivity, Defining the Local Host Name, Local Resolver, Remote Resolvers, Verify DNS Connectivity, Network Tools, NFS server and NFS Client, NFS share for group collaboration, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand more about DNS and Apache Configuration, Analyze and store logs.

Topics – Configure BIND to function as a caching-only DNS server, Configure a caching-only name server to forward DNS queries, Troubleshoot DNS client issues, Configuring BIND options, Configuring directory location for zone files, Apache Overview, Apache Server Configuration, Virtual Hosts, Apache Access Configuration, Deploy a basic CGI application, Configure TLS security, Configure private directories, Analyze and store logs, Annie’s Quizzes LAB, Q & A and Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand how to write efficient shell scripts, how to configure Kerbersos system.

Topics – Shell Scripting basics, loops, shell variables, arrays, writing scripts, Kerberos authentication Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand Samba (SMB) Service, Mail Service (SMTP) and Linux Virtualization.


Topics – Configure SMB to provide network share to clients, Configure mail server to forward all emails to Central mail server, Introduction to KVM Virtualization, Virtual Machine installation, Configuring Virtual Machines, Install centos systems as virtual guests, Configure systems to launch virtual machines at boot, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will understand more about some advanced topics like SELinux, IPTables (Firewall Configuration), Aggregation & Bridging, Linux Containers.

Topics – SELinux Overview, SELinux Tools, SELinux Contexts, SELinux Booleans, Use SELinux port labeling to allow services to use non-standard ports, Diagnose and address selinux policy violations, Configure firewall settings, N/W port security, Route IP traffic and create static routes, Boot level security (GRUB), Security need for TCP wrappers, Configure aggregated links between two systems, Use firewalld and associated mechanisms such as rich rules, zones and custom rules, to implement packet filtering and configure network address translation (NAT), Use /proc/sys and sysctl to modify and set kernel runtime parameters, Linux Containers, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Objectives -In this module, you will understand more about MariaDB installation, creating basic schema, running queries and on how to perform backup, restore operations, iSCSI devices.

Topics – Install MariaDB, Schema Creation and Writing Queries, backup & restore operations, Configure a system as either an iSCSI target or initiator that persistently mounts an iSCSI target, Annie’s Quizzes, LAB, Q & A and Quick Recap.

Objectives – In this module, you will learn about IPv6 configuration and how to perform kickstart installation using different services.

Topics – Ipv6 configuration, kickstart installation using NFS, HTTP services, Setting Grub Password, Setting root password for single user mode from Grub page, Configure systems to mount file systems at boot by Universally Unique ID (UUID) or label, List, create, delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks.

Objectives – In this module, we will learn to perform some of the day-to-day activities you would need to do as a Linux administrator such as creating a user, group, setting permissions for them, backing up data, restricting access to specific users, copying/moving files, managing processes and services, and securing system


Topics – Include questions from all the topics covered so far, new troubleshooting scenarios, Writing Scripts for given use cases, Project for Certification, Q & A and Quick Recap.

Linux Administration Training Course Features

Instructor-led Live Sessions

We use only the finest instructors in the IT industry with good experience. Learn from our instructor and interact live at your desired place via virtual learning programs scheduled to run at specific times.

E-Learning Self-Paced Training

We offer self-paced training programs, which are structured in modules so as to offer maximum flexibility to those who wish to work around their already hectic schedules.

One to One Training

We offer is one to one training as a mode of educational training where you can Interact one to one with the instructor to get a fully focused training experience. It is preferred by students who prefer a personalized approach.

24 x 7 Expert Support

We have a lifetime 24x7 online support team to resolve all your technical queries, through a ticket based tracking system.


After successfully completing your course & projects, TopD Learning will provide a professional certification for you.

Lifetime Access

You will get lifetime access to our LMS where quizzes, presentations & class recordings are available.

Course Completion Certification

Give your resume a BOOST, and join Top Companies with a good package.

You will receive a course completion certificate post completing all assignments & tasks certifying that you have learned the skills and completed the course successfully. 

Frequently Asked Questions


TopD Learning has you covered as we provide 24/7 lifetime support. We will help you in resolving queries, during, and after the Linux Administration Certification Course.

Our course structure is in-line with the requirements of the certification, hence with our training you can clear the exam and get certified.

You will never miss a lecture at TopD Learning! We’ve got you covered:

  • View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS.
  • You can attend the missed session, in any other live batch.

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