Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course: Module 1 – Understanding Linux Concepts What is Linux? Everyday use of Linux Unix vs. Linux Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 2 – Download, Install and Configure What is Oracle Virtual Box? Downloading and Installing Oracle Virtual Box Creating virtual machine Linux Distributions Different way to install Linux Downloading and Installing Linux (CentOS) Redhat Linux installation (Optional) Linux Desktop (GUI) Virtual Machine Management Linux vs. Windows Who Uses Linux? Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 3 – System Access and File System Accessing Linux system Download and install Putty Connect Linux VM via Putty Important Things to Remember in Linux Introduction to File System File system structure description File system navigation commands File System Paths Directory listing overview Creating Files and Directories Finding Files and Directories (find, locate) Changing Password Wildcard (*, $, ^) Combining and Splitting Files (cat and cut) Soft and Hard Links (ln) Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 4 – Linux Fundamentals Commands Syntax File Permissions (chmod) File Ownership (chown, chgrp) Getting Help (man, whatis etc.) TAB completion and up arrow keys Adding text to file Pipes ( | ) File Maintenance Commands File Display Commands Filters / Text Processing Commands (cut, sort, grep, awk, uniq, wc) Compare Files (diff, cmp) Compress and Un-compress files/directories (tar, gzip, gunzip) Combining and Splitting Files Linux vs. Windows Commands Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 5 – System Administration Linux File Editors (vi text editor) sed Command User account management Switch users and Sudo access Monitor users Talking to users (users, wall, write) Linux Directory Service - Account Authentication Difference between Active Directory, LDAP, IDM, WinBIND, OpenLDAP etc. System utility commands (date, uptime, hostname, which, cal, bc etc.) Processes and schedules (systemctl, ps, top, kill, crontab and at) Process Management System Monitoring Commands (top, df, dmesg, iostat 1, netstat, free etc.) OS Maintenance Commands (shutdown, reboot, halt, init etc.) Changing System Hostname (hostnamectl) Finding System Information (uname, cat /etc/redhat-release, cat /etc/*rel*, dmidecode) System Architecture (arch) Terminal control keys Terminal Commands (clear, exit, script) Recover root Password (single user mode) SOS Report Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 6 – Shell Scripting Linux Kernel What is a Shell? Types of Shells Shell scripting Basic Shell scripts If-then scripts For loop scripts do-while scripts Case statement scripts Aliases Shell History Command history Module 7 – Networking, Servers and System Updates Enabling internet in Linux VM Network Components Network files and commands (ping, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, networking config files) NIC Information (ethtool) NIC or Port Bonding Downloading Files or Apps (wget) curl and ping Commands File Transfer Commands System updates and repositories (rpm and yum) System Upgrade/Patch Management Create Local Repository from CD/DVD Advance Package Management SSH and Telnet DNS Hostname and IP Lookup (nslookup and dig) NTP chronyd (Newer version of NTP) Sendmail Apache Web Server (http) Central Logger (rsyslogd) Securing Linux Machine (OS Hardening) OpenLDAP Installation Quiz, Homework and Handouts Module 8 – Disk Management and Run Levels System run levels Linux Boot Process Message of the Day Disk partition (df, fdisk, etc.) Storage Logical Volume Management (LVM) LVM Configuration during Installation Add Disk and Create Standard Partition Add Disk and Create LVM Partition LVM Configuration during Installation Add Virtual Disk and Create New LVM Partition (pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate,) Extend Disk using LVM Adding Swap Space RAID