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SUSE training in Johannesburg South Africa, by Jumping Bean. We are an approved SUSE partner.

Improve your skills, or the skills of your team, with our hands-on, role-based training for IT professionals and developers. Master key tasks for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Manager, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, and more.

We offer two SUSE training courses namely:

Jumping Bean Suse Training

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration - Course 3124
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration - Course 3125
 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Administration - Course 3124

This course is designed for those who have little or no experience with Linux and who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system. It is ideal for those who are preparing to take the SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux certification exam.

Attendees will be taught the following concepts and skills that are fundamental in administering the SLES Operating System:

  •  Install SLES 12 and perform basic Linux configuration steps
  •  Become familiar with the command line interface and the most important commands
  •  Manage users and permissions
  •  Manage processes and jobs
  •  Manage software
  •  Use basic network commands and NFS

Course Outline

1. What is SUSE Linux Enterprise?

  • Understand the different flavors of SUSE Linux
  • Understand the SUSE Linux Enterprise maintenance model
  • Install SLES12
  • Introduction to the GNOME Desktop
  • Understand YaST
  • Understand the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Get to Know the Linux File Types

2. Work with the Command Line

  • Define and Explain the Shell Environment
  • Use the Most Important Commands
  • Get Help at the Command Line
  • Work with the VIM Text Editor
  • Use OpenSSH for Command Line Remote Administration

3. System Initialization

  • Understand the SLE12 Boot Process
  • Understand UEFI, Secure Boot, and Trusted Execution
  • Configure the GRUB2 Bootloader
  • Define and Manage Services with systemd

4. Process Management

  • Manage Processes
  • Work with Background Processes
  • Schedule Processes

5. Identity and Security

  • Manage Users and Groups
  • Change File Permissions
  • Delegate Privileges (su)

6. Manage Software

  • Manage RPM Packages
  • Manage Software Repositories and Libzypp

7. Network Management

  • Use Basic Network Commands
  • Configure Network Interfaces
  • Manage Networks with Wicked
  • Set Up SUSEfirewall2

8. Storage

  • Configure Partitioning (MBR and GPT)
  • Recognize Traditional Linux File Systems
  • Introduction to BtrFS
  • Configure Software RAID
  • Configure Logical Volume Management (LVM)

9. Administration and Monitoring

  • Configure Time Synchronization
  • Configure System Logging
  • Use Supportconfig

10. Hardware Management

  • Display Hardware Information
  • Manage Drivers

*This course is designed for students without previous Linux experience. Basic computer skills on any operating system is required.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Certified Engineer - Course 3125

The course SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration builds upon the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12: Administration course and teaches advanced system administration task on SLES 12.

SLES 12 comes with several innovative technologies – such as systemd as a SystemV init replacement, GRUB2, UEFI, GPT support, and others. This course covers these innovations and also teaches a system administrator how to administer SLES 12 efficiently and effectively.

After attending the course, the student should be capable to administer SLES 12, including systemd, to deal with specialized networking and storage setups, and should have a solid understanding of basic Bash scripts.

Attending students should have a good working knowledge of general system configuration and command line work with Linux.

This course helps prepare students for the SUSE Certified Engineer in Enterprise Linux 12 certification exam.

Course Outline

1. Identity and Security

  • Delegation of Privilege (sudo/polkit)
  • ACLs
  • AppArmor

2. Advanced Network Configuration

  • Bonding
  • VLAN
  • IPv6

3. Manage Storage

  • iSCSI
  • MPIO

4. Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Configure System Logging
  • Backup/Recovery, Snapper
  • Establish Server Health
  • Troubleshooting

5. Advanced System Administration

  • Configure systemd
  • Understand AutoYaST

6. Network Services

  • SSH
  • xinetd
  • NFSv4
  • Apache2
  • Samba 4

7. Shell Scripting

  • Elements of Shell Scripts
  • Control Structures
  • Interactive Scripts

* Before attending this course, it is highly recommended that students have a good working knowledge of Linux and should be able to:

  • Perform partitioning and file system setup and maintenance
  • Perform system configuration including network setup and user management
  • Manage software packages
  • Work on the command line including file management and text editing

This knowledge can be gained through the SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Administration Course.