Course Description

This course offers an in-depth course that explores installation, configuration and maintenance of Linux systems. The course focuses on issues universal to every workstation and server. Like all Guru Labs courses, the course material is designed to provide extensive hands-on experience. Topics include: installation and configuration; the boot process; user and group administration; filesystem administration, including quotas, FACLs, RAID and LVM; task automation; client networking; SELinux; software management; log files; troubleshooting; and more.

LIN250 is the second course in the Linux Administration Professional Certificate. To complete the certificate students will also enroll in LIN120. Click on each course link for more details and to add to cart.

Course Outline

  1. Linux Kernel & Devices
  2. SYSTEMD Overview
  3. GRUB2/SYSTEMD Boot Process G
  4. Software Maintenance
  5. Local Storage Administration
  6. LVM and Raid
  7. Remote Storage Administration
  8. User/Group Administration
  9. Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  10. Security Administration
  11. Basic Networking
  12. Advanced Networking
  13. Log File Administration
  14. Monitoring and Troubleshooting


LIN120 Linux Fundamentals, or equivalent experience. Students should already be comfortable working in a Linux or Unix environment. Fundamentals such as the Linux filesystem, process management, and how to edit files will not be covered in class. An understanding of network concepts, and the TCP/IP protocol suite is helpful.


30 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Enterprise Linux System Administration
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Oct 16, 2023 to Nov 15, 2023
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Rate non-credit $2,995.00
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