Oracle Linux 5 & 6 Advanced Administration

Course Fees: $5365.00 excl. GST
Printed Manual: $100.00 excl. GST
Course Duration: 5 days
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After taking this course, you will be equipped to use the advanced features of Oracle Linux to get the most out of your systems and applications. Discover how to take advantage of XFS, which improves file system performance, and Btrfs, with its data integrity, copy-on-write, and snapshotting functionality. You'll also learn how to use Control Groups and Linux Containers to increase your resource utilization by creating secure, isolated environments on a single host.
Automate installation using Kickstart. 
Recover from boot errors. 
Address today's large storage requirements. 
Manage resources to deliver consistent response times and performance.
Allocate system resources to specific Linux processes. 
Use DTrace to identify performance bottlenecks. 
Configure the Oracle Cluster File System. 
Use new technologies, including Linux Containers.
Data Center Manager
Network Administrator
Support Engineer
System Administrator
System Integrator
Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administration
Configure network addressing and authentication services
Configure Apache web services
Automate installation using Kickstart
Create and use Btrfs file systems
Create and use XFS file systems
Configure resource management using Control Groups (cgroups)
Configure operating system-level virtualization with Linux Containers (LXC)
Configure server virtualization with KVM Configure iSCSI shared storage
Configure Device Mapper Multipathing
Create Udev rules for persistent device naming
Configure a shared disk cluster file system using Oracle Cluster File System Version 2 (OCFS2)
Collect and analyze core dumps
Explore your system using Dynamic Tracing (DTrace)
Configure and use SELinux Perform advanced software package management
Course Introduction Course Goals Schedule Virtualization with Oracle VM Server for x86 Classroom System Configuration Local Yum Repository Network Addressing and Name Services Introduction to DHCP Configuring a DHCP server Configuring a DHCP client Copyright © 2013, Oracle. All rights reserved. Page 2 Introduction to DNS BIND Zone Files Reverse Name Resolution The host and dig utilities Authentication and Directory Services Authentication configuration tool NIS Authentication Introduction to LDAP OpenLDAP Configuring LDAP Authentication Configuring Winbind authentication Configuring Kerberos Authentication System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) Web and Email Services Apache HTTP server Configuring Apache Apache Containers Apache Virtual Hosts Email Program Classifications Email Protocols Postfix SMTP Server Sendmail SMTP Server Installing Oracle Linux using Kickstart Kickstat Installation Method Kickstart File Kickstart Configurator Beginning a Kickstart Installation Rescue Mode Samba Services Introduction to Samba Samba Daemons and Services Samba Server Configuration Accessing Linux Shares from Windows Accessing Windows Shares from Linux Samba Utilities Advanced Software Package Management Software Management with RPM and Yum The Binary RPM Build Process Managing RPM-Based Software with Yum Yum Cache Yum History Extending Yum Functionality with Plug-Ins PackageKit Software Package Manager GUI Advanced Storage Administration Access Control Lists (ACLs) Copyright © 2013, Oracle. All rights reserved. Page 3 The getfacl and setfacl Utilities Enabling Disk Quotas Encrypted Block Devices The cryptsetup command The kpartx Utility Udev: Introduction The udevadm Utility OCFS2 and Oracle Clusterware OCFS2: Introduction OCFS2 Features Using OCFS2 The o2cb Utility OCFS2 Heartbeat The o2cb Initialization Script OCFS2 Tuning and Debugging Introduction to Oracle Clusterware iSCSI and Multipathing Introduction to iSCSI iSCSI Target iSCSI Initiators iSCSI Discovery iSCSI Initiator Sessions iSCSI Block Devices Device Mapper Multipathing iSCSI Multipathing Implementing the XFS File System Introduction to XFS File System Creating an XFS File System The xfs_growfs and xfs_admin Utilities Enabling Disk Quotas on an XFS File System The xfs_quota Utility Backing up and Restoring XFS File Systems The xfsdump and xfsrestore Utilities XFS File System Maintenance Implementing the Btrfs File System Btrfs: Introduction Creating a Btrfs File System Btrfs Subvolumes and Snapshots Btrfs filesystem Utilities Btrfs device Utilities Btrfs scrub Utilities Converting Ext File Systems to Btrfs UEK Boot ISO Managing Resources with Control Groups (cgroups) Control Groups: Introduction Cgroup Subsystems (Resource Controllers) Cgroup Subsystem Parameters Copyright © 2013, Oracle. All rights reserved. Page 4 Cgroup Configuration Rules and Constraints Assigning Processes to a Cgroup Cgroup Rules Configuration File Enabling PAM to Use Cgroup Rules Getting Information About Cgroups Virtualization with Linux Virtualization Concepts Virtualization Modes Linux and Xen Integration KVM libvirt Virtual Networks Creating Virtual Machines Managing the Life Cycle of a Virtual Machine Virtualization with Linux Containers Linux Containers: Introduction Linux Container Resource Isolation Linux Container Configuration File Linux Container Template Scripts lxc-oracle Container Template Starting and Stopping a Container Linux Container Utilities Creating a Linux Container from an Existing root file system Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Introduction to SELinux SELinux Administration GUI SELinux Modes SELinux Policies SELinux Booleans SELinux File Labeling SELinux Context SELinux Users Core Dump Analysis System Core Collection: Kexec and Kdump Kdump Setup Configuration GUI netdump Utility Kernel Tuning Parameters Magic SysRq Keys crash Utility kernel-debuginfo RPM Packages General Guidelines for Using crash Dynamic Tracking with DTrace DTrace: Introduction Reasons to Use DTrace on Linux DTrace-Enabled Applications DTrace Probes DTrace Providers Copyright © 2013, Oracle. All rights reserved. Page 5 DTrace Actions Built-in D Variables D Scripts