5 días - 30 horas


This Oracle Linux Advanced Administration training is ideal for experienced administrators who need to learn more about advanced features of Oracle Linux. You'll learn to configure network and authentication services, implement virtualization technologies to more effectively manage system resources, and deploy new types of file systems to improve performance and increase data integrity, while developing troubleshooting and advanced storage administration skills. In this course, you will be introduced to Oracle IaaS Cloud Solution.


  1. Configure network addressing and authentication services
  2. Gain an understanding of the Oracle IaaS Cloud Solution
  3. Configure a shared disk cluster file system using Oracle Cluster File System Version 2 (OCFS2)
  4. Create Udev rules for persistent device naming
  5. Configure Device Mapper Multipathing
  6. Configure iSCSI shared storage
  7. Configure and use SELinux
  8. Explore your system using Dynamic Tracing (DTrace)
  9. Collect and analyze core dumps
  10. Configure Apache web services
  11. Automate installation using Kickstart
  12. Create and use Btrfs file systems
  13. Create and use XFS file systems
  14. Configure resource management using Control Groups (cgroups)
  15. Configure operating system-level virtualization with Linux Containers (LXC)
  16. Configure server virtualization with KVM

Contenidos del curso

Course Introduction  

  • Course Goals
  • Schedule
  • Virtualization with Oracle VM Server for x86
  • Classroom System Configuration
  • Local Yum Repository

Network Addressing and Name Services

  • Introduction to DHCP
  • Configuring a DHCP server
  • Configuring a DHCP client
  • Introduction to DNS
  • BIND
  • Zone Files
  • Reverse Name Resolution
  • The host and dig utilities

Authentication and Directory Services

  • Authentication configuration tool
  • NIS Authentication
  • Introduction to LDAP
  • OpenLDAP
  • Configuring LDAP Authentication
  • Configuring Winbind authentication
  • Configuring Kerberos Authentication
  • System Security Services Daemon (SSSD)

Web and Email Services

  • Apache HTTP server
  • Configuring Apache
  • Apache Containers
  • Apache Virtual Hosts
  • Email Program Classifications
  • Email Protocols
  • Postfix SMTP Server
  • Sendmail SMTP Server

Installing Oracle Linux using Kickstart

  • Kickstat Installation Method
  • Kickstart File
  • Kickstart Configurator
  • Beginning a Kickstart Installation
  • Rescue Mode

Samba Services

  • Introduction to Samba
  • Samba Daemons and Services
  • Samba Server Configuration
  • Accessing Linux Shares from Windows
  • Accessing Windows Shares from Linux
  • Samba Utilities

Advanced Software Package Management

  • Software Management with RPM and Yum
  • The Binary RPM Build Process
  • Managing RPM-Based Software with Yum
  • Yum Cache
  • Yum History
  • Extending Yum Functionality with Plug-Ins
  • PackageKit Software Package Manager GUI

Advanced Storage Administration

  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • The getfacl and setfacl Utilities
  • Enabling Disk Quotas
  • Encrypted Block Devices
  • The cryptsetup command
  • The kpartx Utility
  • Udev: Introduction
  • The udevadm Utility

OCFS2 and Oracle Clusterware

  • OCFS2: Introduction
  • OCFS2 Features
  • Using OCFS2
  • The o2cb Utility
  • OCFS2 Heartbeat
  • The o2cb Initialization Script
  • OCFS2 Tuning and Debugging
  • Introduction to Oracle Clusterware

iSCSI and Multipathing

  • Introduction to iSCSI
  • iSCSI Target
  • iSCSI Initiators
  • iSCSI Discovery
  • iSCSI Initiator Sessions
  • iSCSI Block Devices
  • Device Mapper Multipathing
  • iSCSI Multipathing

Implementing the XFS File System

  • Introduction to XFS File System
  • Creating an XFS File System
  • The xfs_growfs and xfs_admin Utilities
  • Enabling Disk Quotas on an XFS File System
  • The xfs_quota Utility
  • Backing up and Restoring XFS File Systems
  • The xfsdump and xfsrestore Utilities
  • XFS File System Maintenance

Implementing the Btrfs File System

  • Btrfs: Introduction
  • Creating a Btrfs File System
  • Btrfs Subvolumes and Snapshots
  • Btrfs filesystem Utilities
  • Btrfs device Utilities
  • Btrfs scrub Utilities
  • Converting Ext File Systems to Btrfs
  • UEK Boot ISO

Managing Resources with Control Groups (cgroups)

  • Control Groups: Introduction
  • Cgroup Subsystems (Resource Controllers)
  • Cgroup Subsystem Parameters
  • Cgroup Configuration Rules and Constraints
  • Assigning Processes to a Cgroup
  • Cgroup Rules Configuration File
  • Enabling PAM to Use Cgroup Rules
  • Getting Information About Cgroups

Virtualization with Linux

  • Virtualization Concepts
  • Virtualization Modes
  • Linux and Xen Integration
  • KVM
  • libvirt
  • Virtual Networks
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing the Life Cycle of a Virtual Machine

Virtualization with Linux Containers

  • Linux Containers: Introduction
  • Linux Container Resource Isolation
  • Linux Container Configuration File
  • Linux Container Template Scripts
  • lxc-oracle Container Template
  • Starting and Stopping a Container
  • Linux Container Utilities
  • Creating a Linux Container from an Existing root file system

Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux)

  • Introduction to SELinux
  • SELinux Administration GUI
  • SELinux Modes
  • SELinux Policies
  • SELinux Booleans
  • SELinux File Labeling
  • SELinux Context
  • SELinux Users

Core Dump Analysis

  • System Core Collection: Kexec and Kdump
  • Kdump Setup Configuration GUI
  • netdump Utility
  • Kernel Tuning Parameters
  • Magic SysRq Keys
  • crash Utility
  • kernel-debuginfo RPM Packages
  • General Guidelines for Using crash

Dynamic Tracking with DTrace

  • DTrace: Introduction
  • Reasons to Use
  • DTrace on Linux
  • DTrace-Enabled Applications
  • DTrace Probes
  • DTrace Providers
  • DTrace Actions
  • Built-in D Variables
  • D Scripts

Oracle Cloud Computing

  • Overview of the different Oracle Cloud Solutions
  • Oracle-Provided Linux Images on the Cloud
  • Workflow to Create Your First Oracle Linux Instance on the Cloud
  • Create an Entire Virtualized Topology Using Orchestrations JSONs

Información extra

Learn to

  • Automate installation using Kickstart.
  • Recover from boot errors.
  • Address today's large storage requirements.
  • Manage resources to deliver consistent response times and performance.
  • Allocate system resources to specific Linux processes.
  • Use DTrace to identify performance bottlenecks.
  • Configure the Oracle Cluster File System.
  • Use new technologies, including Linux Containers.
  • Gain an understanding of the Oracle IaaS Cloud Solution.

Benefits to you

After taking this course, you will be equipped to use the advanced features of Oracle Linux to get the most out of your systems and applications. Discover how to take advantage of XFS, which improves file system performance, and Btrfs, with its data integrity, copy-on-write, and snapshotting functionality. You'll also learn how to use Control Groups and Linux Containers to increase your resource utilization by creating secure, isolated environments on a single host.


Gain Hands-On Experience

Extensive hands-on practices will guide you through each concept. You will install different types of file systems, including OCFS2, XFS, and Btrfs. You will also experience how to share storage devices across multiple systems, allocate system resources such as CPU, memory, network and I/O bandwidth to critical processes.


  • Data Center Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • System Administrator

Related Training

Required Prerequisites

  • Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administration

Información general

Área formativa

Oracle Solaris & Linux






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Fecha y precios de nuestros cursos

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16 Dec 2019
De 9.00 a 15.00h
Core Madrid
2250 € + IVA

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