SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration Course Overview:

SLES 12 incorporates pioneering technologies, including systemd as a SystemV init substitute, GPT support, UEFI, GRUB2, and more. This course encompasses these innovations, equipping system administrators with effective SLES 12 management skills. Upon completion, students will proficiently handle SLES 12, navigate specialized networking and storage setups, and grasp basic Bash scripts. Attendees should possess a strong grasp of general system configuration and Linux command line operations. This course is ideal for those seeking advanced administration proficiency in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, especially for those who have completed the prior course in the SUSE CLP 12 curriculum.

Intended Audience:

  • Experienced system administrators
  • IT professionals seeking advanced proficiency
  • Those with foundational Linux knowledge
  • SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) candidates
  • Technical consultants and engineers
  • Application and database managers
  • IT managers and team leads
  • Professionals aiming for performance optimization
  • Individuals interested in advanced SUSE Linux administration.

Learning Objectives of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration:

  • Understand Activate kGraft
  • Interact with SUSE Support
  • Install kGraft Patches
  • Understand the working of SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • Install SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • Use the kgr tool
  • Remove kGraft Patches

 Module 1: Advanced System Administration

  • YaST Security Module
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Software Libraries
  • General Server Health
  • Monitoring Overview
  • Control Groups

 Module 2: Encryption


 Module 3: Shell Scripting

  • Use Basic Script Elements
  • Use Control Structures
  • Read User Input
  • Use Array
  • Use Functions
  • Use Command Options in Scripts
  • Test File Types and Compare Values

 Module 4: Hardware

  • Hardware Info
  • Drivers

 Module 5: Advanced Networking

  • Network Namespaces
  • Openvswitch
  • IPv6

 Module 6: Storage Administration

  • iSCSI
  • MPIO

 Module 7: Centralized Authentication

  • PAM
  • SSSD

 Module 8: Packaging and Updates

  • RPM
  • Repositories
  • SMT

 Module 9: Advanced Deployment

  • AutoYaST
  • Kiwi
  • Machinery

 Module 10: Configuration Management with Salt

  • Salt Overview
  • Install and Configure Salt
  • Understand Execution Modules
  • Understand the Salt State System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration Course Prerequisites:

  • Basic Computer Knowledge.

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