Training The Linux Foundation

Training goals dlearning

code: LFS311

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.

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.

Conspect Show list

  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
    • SMB/CIFS
    • 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
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Additional information


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.

Difficulty level
Duration 4 days

The participants will obtain certificates signed by The Linux Foundation.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.


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  • hybrid training: HYBRID
    • General information
    • Guaranteed dates
    • Last minute (-10%)
    • Language of the training
    • English
  • hybrid training: HYBRID
    • General information
    • Guaranteed dates
    • Last minute (-10%)
    • Language of the training
    • English
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