Selected Linux server-side technologiesLX-201

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Remote training: online live with a trainer and a group. Available on demand, at time and place convenient to you, for groups of at least 3 participants.

exempt from VAT

Price: 1240 EUR

refreshments included

computer station included

Selected Linux server-side technologies

Category: Linux administration

This course targets intermediate-level Linux system administrators. It discusses several more advanced techniques related to system security and reliability, including: LVM, SELinux, virtualization (overview of available technologies, applications and advantages), system monitoring, backups, disk space management and encryption, access control. It also includes setup and configuration of most popular relational database servers.


4 days


  1. LVM advanced configuration and management
    • devicemapper
    • disk space management
    • backups
    • data recovery
    • encrypted filesystems
  2. SELinux
    • basic operation and management
    • security policies and contexts
    • configuration
  3. Virtualization
    • an overview of available solutions
    • XEN – installation, configuration and administration
    • resource management, relocation
    • vserver – installation, configuration and administration
  4. System monitoring
    • SNMP protocol
    • server state and services monitoring
    • UPS monitoring
  5. Backups
    • overview of backup techniques
    • basic backup tools
    • networked systems – Bacula
  6. Relational database management systems
    • databases from an administrator’s point of view
    • installation and configuration of PostgreSQL and MySQL
    • access control, user management
    • data replication
    • backups

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Audience and prerequisites

This course is for IT professionals who have some experience with Linux server administration and want to expand their knowledge with more advanced tools and techniques.

Participants are expected to be familiar with Linux and TCP/IP networks on an intermediate level (equivalent to our Linux Administrator long course or LPI 101 + LPI 102 short courses).


Course participants receive completion certificates signed by ALX.

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