Free BSD Training

Free BSD Training

The hands-on FreeBSD System Administration class covers the fundamentals of FreeBSD system administration, including: installation , system services, installing software packages, configuring and building kernels, network configuration, and more. It also covers DNS, email, and web services. The students will implement DNS zones and Apache website virtual hosting in the lab.

Description Days Price (ex vat)
Free BSD Training* 3 ZAR USD

R 15,000

$ 1,500
  • Lunch, refreshments and training material included.
  • Class start at 9:00am for 9:30am
  • South Africa training locations: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban
  • Global training locations: USA, Candana, UK, Dubai, Europe

Course Outline

  • interactive operating system installation¬†
  • basic filesystem creation and maintenance
  • system startup configurations (using rc.conf and rc.d)
  • networking setup and troubleshooting
  • user and group administration
  • logs, syslog and log rotations
  • inetd
  • system clock and cron
  • periodic tasks
  • using kernel modules
  • installing new software using ports and pre-built packages
  • DNS and SMTP fundamentals
  • setting up a DNS caching and authoritative DNS server (using BIND)
  • Apache HTTPD webserver installation and configuration for virtual domains.
  • setting up basic packet filter and NAT (Network Address Translation)
  • beginning email server configuration (using Postfix)
  • Unix security concepts
  • basic system "hardening" techniques
  • customizing and building the kernel
  • updating a FreeBSD system