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Official Linux Foundation™ Course

Automation is essential to running Linux in the enterprise effectively.

Automation lets you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, helps ensure compliance across the data center, standardizes your software infrastructure and accelerates deployments for your bare-metal and cloud infrastructures. This Linux Enterprise Automation training course will teach you how to use automation to achieve these outcomes.

In this course you’ll learn everything you need to know to automate an enterprise Linux environment.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Act as a key participant for architectural decisions involving data center automation.
  • Understand advanced system administration concepts and techniques that take scalability, reproducibility and efficiency into account.
  • Provision physical (bare-metal) and virtual hosts in a consistent and scalable way.
  • Deploy configuration management tools in an heterogeneous Linux environment.
  • Package software releases on both RPM and DPKG based systems.
  • Plan, build and customize OS releases in your environment.

This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.

Course Materials

As part of your registration, a printed copy of the course manual will be course manual will be provided.

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

 

Linux Enterprise Automation

Course Code

GTLFS6

Duration

4 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

Linux Foundation

 

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

Target Audience

This Linux Enterprise Automation training course is for technical IT professionals interested in finding cost-efficient ways to accelerate Linux deployments, reduce operation costs and minimize system installation overhead.

Attendee Requirements

Students should have a good grasp of common scalability and system administration issues frequently encountered in enterprise environments. They should have experience with the Linux command line, shell scripting, and text file editing.


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Course Description

Official Linux Foundation™ Course

Automation is essential to running Linux in the enterprise effectively.

Automation lets you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, helps ensure compliance across the data center, standardizes your software infrastructure and accelerates deployments for your bare-metal and cloud infrastructures. This Linux Enterprise Automation training course will teach you how to use automation to achieve these outcomes.

In this course you’ll learn everything you need to know to automate an enterprise Linux environment.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Act as a key participant for architectural decisions involving data center automation.
  • Understand advanced system administration concepts and techniques that take scalability, reproducibility and efficiency into account.
  • Provision physical (bare-metal) and virtual hosts in a consistent and scalable way.
  • Deploy configuration management tools in an heterogeneous Linux environment.
  • Package software releases on both RPM and DPKG based systems.
  • Plan, build and customize OS releases in your environment.

This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.

Course Materials

As part of your registration, a printed copy of the course manual will be course manual will be provided.

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

 

Course Outline

    1. Introduction

  •         Linux Foundation
  •         Linux Foundation Training
  •         Logistics

    2. Advanced Systems Administration

  •         What Makes A Good Systems Administrator
  •         "Soft" Skills and Tools
  •         "Hard" Skills And Tools
  •         Other Concerns

    3. Software Management

  •         Manual Software Lifecycle
  •         Package Management
  •         Creating Your Own Packages
  •         Creating Debian Packages
  •         Creating RPM Packages
  •         Creating Packages of Third Party Software
  •         Rebuilding OS supplied Packages
  •         Advanced Packaging Tips
  •         GPG Sign Your Packages

    4. Packaging Automation

  •         Preparing Packages for Automatic Building
  •         Automation Frameworks

    5. Software Distribution

  •         Introduction to Software Distribution
  •         Repository Management
  •         Creating Repositories
  •         Using Third Party Repositories
  •         Mirroring Repositories

    6. Installation Tree Management

  •         CentOS Installation Trees
  •         Debian/Ubuntu Install Trees

    7. Automating Installation

  •         Automating Installation
  •         Automating Installation with Kickstart
  •         Using Kickstart Files
  •         Debian Preseed
  •         Further Automation

    8. Installation Tools Cobbler

  •         Cobbler Overview
  •         Cobbler Setup
  •         Using Cobbler
  •         Advanced Cobbler

    9. Installation Tools TheForeman

  •         Introduction to TheForeman
  •         Installing TheForeman
  •         TheForeman Setup
  •         Using TheForeman
  •         Advanced TheForeman Concepts

    10. Configuration Management Overview

  •         What is Configuration Management
  •         Configuration Management Methods
  •         Overview of Configuration Management Tools

    11. Configuration Management Puppet

  •         Puppet Overview
  •         Puppet Setup
  •         Puppet Terminology and Configuration
  •         Puppet Operations
  •         Puppet Operations
  •         Advanced Puppet Concepts

    12. Configuration Management with SaltStack

  •         Introduction to SaltStack
  •         SaltStack Setup
  •         SaltStack Basics
  •         Advanced SaltStack Concepts

    13. Configuration Management CFEngine

  •         Introduction to CFEngine

    14. Configuration Management Ansible

  •         Introduction to Ansible
  •         Ansible Setup
  •         Ansible Basics
  •         Advanced Ansible Concepts

    15. Spacewalk Server

  •         Installing Spacewalk Server
  •         Deploying Spacewalk Clients
  •         Managing Changes with Spacewalk
  •         Scripting with the Spacewalk API

    16. Server Monitoring with Spacewalk

  •         Server Monitoring
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