System

Trouble Shooting

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
20
Level: 
III
Objective: 

Knowing the different trouble shooting items and know how to recover from trouble

  • Familiar with the List of Trouble Shooting items
  • Know the procedure to determine problems
    • check log/service/package
    • survey the problem
    • use ping
  • be able to recover from trouble
    • recover when lost file
    • login when lost the password

Server management system

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
19
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Understanding the importance and use of basic server, knowing how to setup/manage the different server

  • Understanding the use of basic server
  • Master the management and setup of different user
    • Setup the Dhcp server
    • Setup and operate the ftp server
    • Manage to use Http server
    • Manage to use DNS server
    • Manage to use File share server
    • Manage to use NFS server
    • Manage to use Samba server

Drives and the Kernel

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
18
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Understanding the concept of Linux kernel and the great flexibility of the system by modifying or configure the kernel.

  • Understanding the basic concept of Linux kernel
  • Understanding the basics of Linux kernel architecture
  • Understanding the drivers and device files
  • Understanding why and how to configure the kernel
  • Understanding how to building a Linux kernel
  • Understanding the concept of modules
  • Understanding the basics of setting bootstrap options

Performance Analysis

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
17
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Knowing the typical performance analysis tools and commands and understanding the principle of them.

  • Understanding the importance of performance analysis
  • Knowing what we can do to improve performance
  • Understanding the factors that affect performance
  • Knowing the methods of system performance chekup
    • Analyzing CPU usage
    • How Linux manages memory
    • Analyzing memory usage
    • Analyzing disk I/O
    • Choosing an I/O scheduler
    • Sar: collect and report statistics over time
    • Oprofile: comprehensive profiler

Performance Analysis

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
17
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Knowing the typical performance analysis tools and commands and understanding the principle of them.

  • Understanding the importance of performance analysis
  • Knowing what we can do to improve performance
  • Understanding the factors that affect performance
  • Knowing the methods of system performance chekup
    • Analyzing CPU usage
    • How Linux manages memory
    • Analyzing memory usage
    • Analyzing disk I/O
    • Choosing an I/O scheduler
    • Sar: collect and report statistics over time
    • Oprofile: comprehensive profiler

X Window System

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
16
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Familiar with two widely used X window system and its configurations.

  • Understanding the basics of X display manager
  • Understanding the mechanism of running an X application
  • Familiar with X server configuration
  • Knowing the methods of troubleshooting and debugging
  • Knowing the typical desktop environments: KDE/GNOME

LVM and Raid

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
15
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Configure Logical Volume Manager, volume groups and logical volumes, create and use software RAID devices, grow and shrink logical volumes and the filesystems on them, use LVM snapshots to create consistent, reliable backups

Prerequisite: 
  • Logical Volume Management
  • Implementing LVMs
  • Manipulating VGs and LVs
  • Advanced LVM Concepts
  • Graphical LVM Tool
  • RAID Concepts, Tools, and Implementation
  • RAID Monitoring/Control

Security Concern

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
14
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Understanding the typical security issues in OS and the tools or security power commands to supervise the security conditions in Linux and how to improve the security condition.

  • Understanding the security issues in OS and more appropriately, in Linux
  • Understanding how security is compromised
    • Social engineering
    • Software vulnerabilities
    • Configuration errors
  • Understanding the roles of certifications and standards
  • Understanding some security tips and philosophy
  • Familiar with security power commands and tools
    • Nmap: scan network ports
    • Nessus: next generation network scanner

Electronic Mail System

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
13
Level: 
II
Objective: 

Understanding the basics of Email and how to build mail system in Linux system.

  • Understanding the basics of mail system
    • User agents
    • Transport agents
    • Delivery agents
    • Message stores
    • Access agents
    • Mail submission agents
  • Understanding the basics of the anatomy of a mail message
  • Understanding the mail philosophy
  • Understanding the security and sendmail
  • Understanding the sendmail statistics and testing
  • Understanding the concept of postfix

Networking File System and Files Sharing

Code No
Skill Category No: 
2
Skill No: 
3
Topic No: 
12
Level: 
II
Prerequisite: 
  • Understanding basics of NFS
  • Understanding the server-side NFS and client-side NFS
  • Knowing the command nfsstat: dump NFS statistics
  • Understanding the concept of automatic mounting
  • Understanding the common challenge of sharing files between computers
  • Understanding the basics of NIS: the network information services
  • Understanding the basics of LDAP: the lightweight directory access protocol
  • Familiar with the commands: rdist(push files) and rsync(transfer files more securely)
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