SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration

Course #3125


The course SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Advanced Administration. builds upon the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12: Administration course and teaches advanced system administration task on SLES 12.

SLES 12 comes with several innovative technologies - such as systemd as a SystemV init replacement, GRUB2, UEFI, GPT support, and others. This course covers these innovations and also teaches a system administrator how to administer SLES 12 efficiently and effectively.

After attending the course, the student should be capable to administer SLES 12, including systemd, to deal with specialized networking and storage setups, and should have a solid understanding of basic Bash scripts.

Attending students should have a good working knowledge of general system configuration and command line work with Linux.

In instructor-led classes, students may be offered to take the SUSE Certified Linux Professional Practicum exam in the last afternoon of the class.


Before attending this course, it is highly recommended that students have a good working knowledge of Linux and should be able to:
  • Perform partitioning and file system setup and maintenance
  • Perform system configuration including network setup and user management
  • Manage software packages
  • Work on the command line including file management and text editing
This knowledge can be gained through the SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Administration Course.


The course is designed for those who already have experience with Linux, including general system configuration and command line work. The course is ideal for those seeking advanced administration skills on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, those who have completed the previous course in the SUSE CLP 12 curriculum, and those preparing to take the SUSE CLP 12 Practicum.


Course Outline

Section 1: Identity and Security

  • Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  • ACLs
  • AppArmor
  • Certificate Authority and Server Certificates
Section 2: Advanced Network Configuration
  • Bonding
  • VLAN
  • Network Bridges
  • IPv6
Section 3: Manage Storage
  • iSCSI
  • MPIO
  • BtrFS
Section 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  • Configure System Logging
  • Backup/Recovery, Snapper
  • Establish Server Health
  • Troubleshooting
Section 5: Advanced System Administration
  • systemd
  • Autoyast
Section 6: Network Services
  • SSH
  • xinetd
  • NFSv4
  • Apache2
  • Samba 4
Section 7: Shell Scripting
  • Elements of Shell Scripts
  • Control Structures
  • Interactive Scripts

Delivery Options

In-Classroom Live Online Self-Study
This is traditional instructor-led classroom training. Students are taught in person using classroom computers for labs. Still instructor-led, this method allows students to participate remotely using a home or office computer with a microphone and earphones. Classroom computers are used over the Internet to complete labs. Materials used in the classroom are provided. No instructor or computers provided. Can be studied at student's own pace.
Length: 5 Days Length: 5 Days Length: N/A
Cost: $2695.00 Cost: $2695.00 Cost: $595.00
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