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Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training Course Outline

Introduction and Installation

  • Preparing to Install
  • Installation Using Liver Server Installer and Debian-Installer
  • Advanced Installation
  • Kernel Crash Dump

Introduction to Package Management

  • Define Package Management
  • dpkg
  • Apt and Aptitude
  • Automatic Updates
  • Configuration

Overview of Networking

  • Network Configuration
  • TCP/IP
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Time Synchronisation
  • Data Plane Development Kit

Introduction to DM-Multipath

  • Device Mapper Multipathing
  • Multipath Devices
  • Setting DM-Multipath
  • DM-Multipath Configuration File
  • DM-Multipath Administration and Troubleshooting

Remote Administration

  • OpenSSH Server
  • Puppet
  • Zentyal

Network Authentication

  • OpenLDAP Server
  • Samba and LDAP
  • Kerberos
  • Kerberos and LDAP
  • SSSD and Active Directory

Exploring Domain Name Service (DNS)

  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Troubleshooting

Overview of Security and Monitoring

  • User Management
  • Console Security
  • Firewall
  • AppArmor
  • Certificates
  • eCryptfs
  • Nagios and Munin

Web Servers

  • HTTPD - Apache2 Web Server
  • PHP- Scripting Language
  • Squid – Proxy Server
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Apache Tomcat

Databases and LAMP Applications

  • MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Moin Moin
  • phpMyAdmin
  • WordPress

File Servers and Email Services

  • FTP Server
  • Network File System (NFS)
  • iSCI Initiator
  • Print Server
  • Postfix and Exim4
  • Dovecot Server
  • Mailman
  • Mail Filtering

Introduction to Chat Applications

  • IRC Server
  • Jabber Instant Messaging Server

Version Control System

  • Bazaar
  • Git
  • Subversion

Exploring Samba

  • File and Print Server
  • Samba as a Domain Controller
  • Active Directory Integration

Basics of Virtualisation

  • libvirt
  • Qemu
  • Cloud Images and uvtool
  • Ubuntu Cloud
  • LXD and LXC

Clustering and VPN

  • DRBD
  • OpenVPN

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There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, basic knowledge of any Linux OS would be beneficial.


Anyone interested in learning about Ubuntu Linux server administration can attend this course.

Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training ​Course Overview

The Knowledge Academy’s Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training is designed to provide knowledge of how to install and configure server applications on the Ubuntu system as per your requirements. Delegates will learn about the installation process using liver server installer and Debian-installer. Delegates will gain knowledge of package management covering dpkg, apt, and aptitude.

In this 1-day training, delegates will be equipped with the knowledge of networking that includes network configuration, TCP/IP, and DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol). In addition, delegates will get to learn about device mapper multipathing. This course will teach delegates how to set DM-multipath and its troubleshooting.

During this Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training, delegates will gain knowledge of OpenSSH server and OpenLDAP server. They will learn about the relationship between Samba and LDAP as well as Kerberos and LDAP. Domain name service, web servers, and LAMP applications are some other essential topics covered in this training. At the end of this training, delegates will become familiarised with the samba, virtualisations, clustering and VPN.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


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Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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Frequently asked questions


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites to attend this course. However, basic knowledge of any Linux OS would be beneficial.
Anyone interested in learning about Ubuntu Linux server administration can attend this course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training certification in Australia starts from AUD2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Ubuntu Linux Server Administration Training.

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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