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There are no prerequisites to learn this Linux Administration course, having experience in IT world could be an added advantage.

Linux Administration Course Overview

Become a Certified Linux Administration professional by enrolling in Our SVTechhub Linux Administration course. Course curriculum at SVTechhub designed by real-time industry professionals to cover the fundamental concepts such as Red Hat Linux system, Linux operations, installation, managing boot process, Linux operations, Linux Kernel, testing, and debugging. Enroll now into our Linux administration course and get certified.

About Linux Administration  Course

Linux operating system was developed by Linus Torvalds with other contributors in 1991. The major advantage of Linux is that it is an open-source framework, any programmer can utilize this Linux Kernel to design the customized operating system. The majority of the Linux operating system code is written in C.

Here in this Linux Administration course, we are going to cover all the essential administration concepts of Linux. We will be covering the concepts from the start to end which includes  Linux installation, networking concepts, system services,  file system management,  Linux configuration, Kernel services, and security administration.

Linux Administration  Course Objectives  

Q) What will you learn in this Linux Administration online training?

In our Svtechhub’s Linux Administration  training, you will learn about:

  1. Installation and Initialization of Linux
  2. User administration, utilities, and services in Linux
  3. Shell Scripting, Server configuration, and Kerberos
  4. SMTP and SMB service and Virtualization
  5. NFS with RPC letting remote hosts organize Linux file system.
  6. Networking concepts and security in Linux
  7. Configuration of the database in Linux and initialization
Q) Why should you learn Linux Administration to grow your career?
  • Linux is a popular operating system and we are regularly communicating with Linux servers. Major sites such as Google and Facebook are using Linux Servers.
  • In Addition, to the above sites, android mobiles and modern television sites run on Linux.
  • Linux is a free open source software and highly flexible to make customizations.
  • Linux is widely used to operate supercomputers, desktops, airplanes, automobiles, mobile devices, networking equipment, etc.
  • According to the recent statistics of, the average salary received by a Linux administrator is $66,204 per annum.

Overview: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (Install Configure and Manage)

This 40 hours course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing RHEL 7.0, which includes understanding basics and advanced administration in Red Hat Linux world. This course prepares you to administer a generic Linux infrastructure for an organization of any size.

Product Alignment



  • CS graduates
  • System engineer and administrators

Prerequisites: This course requires the following prerequisites:

  • Operational experience on Microsoft Windows or any other operating system

Lab Setup: This course requires the following minimum lab setup:

S.No Topics Sub Topics
1 Introduction of Linux OS and its architecture
  • Understanding *nix History
  • Analyzing Linux flavors and distributions
  • Understanding Linux kernels and shell
  • 1 Introduction of Linux OS and its architecture
  • Understanding minimum requirements.
  • Creating Partition Layout.
  • Installing OS
  • Understanding RPM and YUM
  • Setting up custom/DVD, YUM repository
  • Doing post Installation up-gradation
  • 3 Accessing Linux File System
  • Understanding file system and directory structure
  • Arrangement of directories and their significance
  • Understanding Linux bootup and control initialization sequence
  • Commands to be thought: pwd, ls
  • 4 Accessing the Command Line
  • Understanding shell locations and shell behavior
  • Understanding command, options and arguments
  • 5 Getting Help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Getting help,( man, --help, info, tab, double tab), online help forums
  • 6 Managing Files From the Command Line
  • Commands to be thought: ls, touch, cat, mkdir, rmdir, cd, cp, mv, ls , stat, file, cp, mv, ln, pwd, whereis, find
  • 7 Creating and Editing Text Files with Vim
  • Using vi editor
  • Advanced vi editor
  • 8 Managing Local Linux Users and Groups
  • Files: /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group, /etc/skel
  • Commands: useradd, usermod, userdel, groupadd, groupmod, groupdel
  • 9 Controlling Access to Files with Linux File System Permissions
  • chmod, chown, chgrp, setuid, setgid, stickybit
  • 10 Controlling Access to files with Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • setfacl, getfacl,
  • 11 Monitoring and Managing Linux Process
  • Significance of /proc directory and procfs
  • Commands: ps, top, who, who am i, kill, pkill, free
  • 12 Managing Priority of Linux Process
  • Commands: renice, nice
  • 13 Controlling Services and Daemons
  • Configuring the Default Runlevel
  • service, chkconfig and systemctl
  • 14 Configuring and Securing open SSH Service
  • Files: /etc/ssh/sshd_config | /etc/ssh/ssh_config | ~/.ssh/ | ~/.ssh/authorized_keys | /etc/nologin
  • Disable OpenSSH Server
  • Only Using SSH Protocol 2
  • Configure Idle Log Out Timeout Interval
  • Disable root Login via SSH
  • Enable a Warning Banner
  • Enabling Passwordless authantication
  • 15 Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking
  • Files:- /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* | /etc/hosts | /etc/resolv.conf
  • Commands: hostnamectl, nmcli
  • 16 Archiving and Copying Files Between Systems
  • Commands: scp, rsync
  • 17 Archiving and Copying Files Between Systems
  • Setting up a FTP server
  • Setting up a Kickstart configuration file
  • Initiating a Kickstart installation
  • 18 Using Regular Expressions with grep
  • ^ (Caret)
  • $ (Dollar)
  • \ (Back Slash)
  • [ ] (Brackets)
  • [^ ]
  • . (Period)
  • * (Asterisk)
  • \{x,y\}
  • \{x\}
  • \{x,\}
  • 19 Analyzing and storing Logs
  • Files: /etc/rsyslog.conf, /var/log/*, log rotation,
  • 20 Scheduling Future Linux Tasks
  • Commands: &, bg, fg, at, crontab
  • 21 Adding Disks, Partitions and File systems to a Linux System
  • List, create, delete, and set partition type for primary, extended, and logical partitions
  • 22 Managing Logical Volume management (LVM) Storage
  • Create and remove physical volumes, assign physical volumes to volume groups, and create and delete logical volumes.
  • Configure systems to mount file systems at boot.
  • Add new partitions and logical volumes, and swap to a system non-destructively.
  • Commands: fdisk, parted, mkfs, mount, pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate, vgextend, lvextend,resize2fs, xfs_growfs, df, du
  • 23 Accessing Network Storage with Network File System (NFS)
  • Creating a NFS share and understanding exportfs
  • 24 Providing File –based Storage
  • Mounting a NFS share
  • 25 Accessing Network Storage with SMB
  • Creating a SMB share and understanding samba configuration files
  • Mounting a SMB share
  • 26 Providing Remote Block Storage
  • Configuring an iSCSI target
  • Configuring an iSCSI initiator to connect to iSCSI target
  • 27 Controlling and Troubleshooting the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Boot Process
  • Recovering from a system upgrade that left system unbootable
  • Simulating a failure and entering into rescue mode
  • 28 Managing IPv6 Networking
  • Understanding IPv6 implementation in Linux
  • Add IPv6 address in Linux Box
  • 29 Network Port Security
  • Commands: iptables, firewalld
  • 30 Managing DNS for Servers
  • Configure a caching-only name server.
  • Configure a caching-only name server to forward DNS queries.
  • Configure a forward lookup zone and reverse lookup zone.
  • 31 Configuring basic servers
  • Apache
  • vsptpd
  • samba
  • dhcpd
  • 32 Writing bash shell Scripts
  • Creating a basic bash shell script
  • Understanding header
  • Assigning executable permission
  • Converting a script to a command
  • 33 Bash Conditionals and Control structures
  • $?, if, for, do, case, file operations, arithmetic operations
  • 34 Configuring the Shell Environment
  • Understanding ~/.bashrc, /etc/profile, and /etc/passwd
  • 1) Linux Administration  Certification:

    Certification plays an essential role in uplifting one’s career. Companies are preferring to hire candidates with the Linux Administration  Certification.  Passing the Linux Administration certification demonstrates that you are a skilled professional in Linux Administration. This course curriculum is inlined for clearing the Red Hat Certified System Administration exam in Linux.  At the end of the Training, you will be awarded the Linux Administration Course completion certificate form the  SVTechhub which is valid across the top MNCs.

    2) Which companies are recruiting Linux Administration professionals?

    Below mentioned is a list of some of the top companies that are employing Linux Administration professionals.

    • Oracle
    • NOVELL
    • RedHat
    • Google
    • IBM
    • Facebook
    • Amazon
    • DELL
    • Samsung
    • Microsoft

    3) Who can join this course?

    This course can be learned by anyone who wishes to start their career as a Linux Administrator.


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    I have enrolled for the Linux Administration course from the SVTechhub. It was a very good experience for me. Course content and quality of teaching made me feel confident. The trainer helped me a lot in understanding this operating system with ease. Thanks for the SVtechhub support team without whom my training would have been a difficult journey.

    This Linux administration online course is awesome. Clear explanations and good examples gave full knowledge of Linux. Course content is very depth and helped to get a deep dive into this subject matter. Thanks for the best Linux course.

    I have trained on the Linux administration course from SVTechhub technologies. At the beginning of the course, I was unable to cope up with the lectures but the trainer helped me to understand everything with real-world use cases. The course content was very accurate and covered all the Linux administration core topics. I would suggest SVTechub for the best Linux Administration course.