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Managing SUSE Linux Enterprise

Course

Intro Video

Photo of Ross Brunson

Ross Brunson

Linux Training Architect II

Length

08:27:27

Difficulty

Beginner

Videos

18

Hands-on Labs

13

Course Details

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Syllabus

Course Overview

Introduction

Upcoming Lesson: Course Introduction

Lesson Description:

This course is the fourth in a five-part series of courses covering the SUSE Linux Enterprise Administrator for SLES 15 objectives and exam. This course provides an lessons on Software Management, Network Management, Storage Management and Administration and Monitoring of SUSE Linux Enterprise.

Upcoming Lesson: About the Training Architect

Lesson Description:

This video provides an introduction to the course's author: Ross Brunson, Linux Training Architect II at Linux Academy.

Module 01

Software Management

Understanding Compiling Software from Source

00:22:27

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we'll cover the basics of compiling software from source code, including configuration, making and installing.

Understanding Management of RPM Packages

00:20:15

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn the basics of RPM Package Management. We'll discuss the structure of RPM Packages, RPM Database, Package File contents, and how they inter-relate. We'll show basic operations such as how to query, install, remove, and include more advanced actions with RPM Software.

Understanding Software Management with Libzypp

00:28:14

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll find out a lot more about how software is managed on a SUSE Linux Enterprise system. You'll see how source compilation works, when it's a good idea and when it's better to use packaged software. You'll gain an understanding of the RPM package management system, how software in installed, updated, removed and verified. Lastly, you'll learn necessary information about the Libzypp and Zypper package management mechanism, including how to install, query, and remove packages for managing your software repositories.

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Compiling Software from Source in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Managing Software via RPM in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Managing Software and Repositories via Libzypp/Zypper in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Module 02

Network Management

Understanding Network Management in SLE

00:16:35

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn the definitions of common networking terms, establishing connectivity between hosts, configuring network interfaces via command line and more menu-based and GUI methods.

Upcoming Lesson: Understanding Network Management with Wicked

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn more about the Wicked method of network management.

Understanding `firewalld`

00:18:27

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we look at how SuSEfirewall2's interface replacement, firewalld works. You'll learn about its zones, and how to configure firewalld from the command line and via the firewall-config GUI tool.

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Configure Networking via YaST and Wicked on SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Protecting Your System via `firewalld` in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Module 03

Storage Management

Linux I/O Stack Overview

00:11:27

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn how the Linux system views storage, how to configure partitions, make file systems in those partitions and how to mount and manage filesystems for system usage.

Upcoming Lesson: Recognizing Traditional Linux File Systems

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll explore the traditional Linux filesystems, how to view the storage devices that are available to your system, create basic filesystems and mount and unmount them. You'll also learn how to get users off a system if you need to backup a volume or do maintenance.

Upcoming Lesson: Configuring Logical Volume Management (LVM)

Upcoming Lesson: Configuring Software RAID

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn what RAID is and the levels of RAID methods that are supported in SUSE Linux Enterprise. We'll explore how to setup, configure, and fix RAID arrays when issues occur and how to monitor them.

Upcoming Lesson: Defining and Describing Btrfs

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn all about the recent Btrfs Filesystem, subvolumes, snapshots, and what Copy-on-Write means for your data integrity and safety. You also learn about restoring directories from Btrfs Snapshots.

Upcoming Lesson: Understanding Network File System Version 4 (NFSv4)

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn about Network File Sharing, also known as NFS Version 4, including some differences between this version and the previous. You'll learn how to configure, start, stop, and query the NFS Server and clients for its shares as well as how to use YaST to map remote drives to your system.

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Managing Disks, Partitions, and File Systems in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Creating and Managing Logical Volumes in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Creating and Managing a RAID Array in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:45:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Configuring Btrfs in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

Module 04

Administration and Monitoring

Upcoming Lesson: Understanding Time Sync with `chrony`

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll learn about the replacement for the aging NTP daemon, chrony. We will cover its suite of utilities, including the client utility (chronyc), and the daemon (chronyd).

Upcoming Lesson: Configuring System Logging

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you will learn the two methods of logging on SUSE Linux Enterprise systems: systemd journal and rsyslog. We'll discuss facilities and priorities, rules, filters, selectors, and targets. You'll also learn to query systemd journal or log entries and filter the output to find what you are looking for directly.

Upcoming Lesson: Understanding Supportconfig

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, you'll discover the Supportconfig system information tool that is used when submitting support requests to SUSE's Support team.

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Managing System Time with `chrony` in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:15:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Configuring and Managing System Logs in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:15:00

Hands-on Labs are real live environments that put you in a real scenario to practice what you have learned without any other extra charge or account to manage.

Using Supportconfig in SUSE Linux Enterprise

00:30:00

What's Next

Where do I go from here?

Upcoming Lesson: Next Steps

Lesson Description:

This is a short video that shows you what is up next, which will be the Exam Prep and Objectives Review course, # 455.

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