Course Of System Administration Level III

System Administration Level III

Duration Time
400 Hrs

What we cover in this training.....

Level III System Administration

    •          Roles of Level III or a Senior System Administrator

    •          Understanding Market Requirement

    •          Possible future growth

Performing server migrations

    •          Performing cPanel to cPanel Migrations

    •          Performing Plesk to Plesk Migrations

    •          Performing Cross-platform application Migrations

    •          Performing Physical to Virtual Migrations

    •          Performing Virtual to Virtual Migrations

    •          Restoring image level backups on Virtual Machine

    •          Performing Bare Metal Restorations

Performing Server Security Hardening

    •          Installing and configuring important security tools on Linux and Windows

    •          Performing Vulnerability, malware scans on Windows and Linux Servers

    •          Performing network auditing and penetration testing

    •          Monitoring TCP traffic

    •          Finding security defenses in Linux

    •          Implementing Linux Environment Security tool

    •          Installing and Configuring WebScanners

    •          Securing PHP, Mysql, and Apache

    •          Securing Server access

    •          Working on Config Server Firewall

    •          Working with ModSecurity

    •          Working with sysctl.conf

    •          Securing important partitions

Working on Server Attacks and troubleshooting techniques

    •          Common Exploits and Attacks

    •          Find ongoing attack

    •          checking current network traffic

    •          Finding possible source of attack

    •          Studying running processes and logs

    •          Process to reduce the attack

Implementing Server Clusters

    •          Understanding the need of a clustered environment

    •          Implementing Linux Server Cluster

    •          Implementing Windows Server fail-over Cluster

    •          Troubleshooting Cluster issues

Implementing Server Replication

    •          Understanding the need of replication

    •          Implement PowerDNS replication

    •          Mysql Replication Master / Slave

    •          SQL Server Replication

    •          Troubleshooting Replication issues

Configuring Hardware RAID and working on DISKs

    •          Types of Disks and their features

    •          Checking HDD performance and life

    •          Understanding and Configuring Hardware RAID 0,1,5,6,10

    •          Working with MegaCLI, Dell Open-manager Server Administrator

    •          Working on Disk issues

Working on OS and Kernel upgrade

    •          Upgrading Linux Version to next release

    •          Performing Kernel upgrade using different methods

    •          Issues with installed kernel

    •          Working on Kernel Panic issues

Server backup tools file level and Block level

    •          Installing and Configuring UrBackup

    •          Installing and Configuring Bacula

    •          Installing and Configuring Veeam

    •          Installing and Configuring vembu

    •          Installing and Configuring rSync incremental Backups

    •          Configuring Windows Backups

    •          Working with WinSCP and schedules

    •          Troubleshooting Backup issues

Implementing Server Monitoring

    •          Installing and Configuring Nagios

    •          Installing and Configuring Cacti

    •          Installing and Configuring Zabbix

    •          Configuring all possible alerts on all above monitoring tools

    •          Server monitoring for HTTP, FTP, SSH, POP3, SMTP, SNMP, MySQL

    •          Hosts, items,  triggers

    •          Data collection

    •          Using host  templates

    •          Data visualization graphs,  network maps, screens,  slideshows

    •          Administrationusers,  user  group membership,  permission  system

    •          Global regular  expressions

    •          Escalations and  repeated  notifications

    •          Host and  host  group  level  maintenance

    •          Web monitoring

    •          SNMP monitoring

    •          Network discovery  and  active  agent auto-registration

    •          Native agents installations on Windows and Linux

    •          Sending custom values

    •          XML Import/Export

    •          Multiple alert levels: ERROR, WARNING, OK

    •          Alerts in e-mail and/or SMS

    •          ICMP checks

    •          Low level  discovery

    •          Automatic inventory  data  collection

    •          Extending monitoring user  parameters,  external  checks,  alert  scripts

    •          API overview

    •          Internal monitoring

    •          Backup procedures

    •          Troubleshooting Monitoring issues

Implementing Storage's

    •          Understanding Shared Storage

    •          Types of Storage

    •          Traditional JBOD, NAS implementation

    •          Implementing and configuring Openfiler

    •          Implementing and configuring NFS

    •          Implementing and configuring Microsoft iSCSI

    •          Implementing and configuring NexentaSto

    •          Implementing LVM remote allocations

    •          Using iSCSI initiator

    •          Synchronous / asynchronous volume migration & replication

    •          Online volume size and overlying filesystem expansion

    •          Per-share service activation (NFS, SMB/CIFS, HTTP/WebDAV, FTP with read/write controls)

    •          Quota / resource allocation

    •          Hypervisor support to shared storage

    •          Mounting, UN-mounting Shared Storage

    •          Troubleshooting Storage issues


    •          Types of Virtualization

    •          Benefits and Capabilities

    •          Physical vs. Virtual

    •          virtualization of Desktops

    •          Virtual Machines

    •          Understanding VMs

    •          Bare-metal installations vs. host-based

    •          Implementing OpenVZ

    •          Implementing KVM

    •          Implementing VMware workstation, VMware ESXi

    •          Implementing Hyper-V

    •          Implementing Docker

    •          NTP, DNS and DHCP in virtualized environments

    •          Creating a VM

    •          VM management and configurations

    •          VM migrations, clones, templates and backup

    •          VM networks and configurations

    •          Configuring Datastores

    •          Handling VM Snapshots

    •          Importing and Exporting Virtual Machines

    •          Backing up the Virtual Machine

    •          Common Virtual Machine issues and troubleshooting

    •          Managing Resource utilization for Virtual Machines

    •          Increasing resources for Virtual Machines

    •          Working with Virtual Machine file System

    •          VM networks

    •          Storage networks

    •          Host communications

    •          Performing every possible Virtualization LAB

Server Inventory Management

    •          Installing and Configuring Racktables

    •          managing physical Servers and their components (RAM, CPU, HD, Network)

    •          Setting up locations (Racks), connectivity (contract data like runtime, bandwith, and such)

    •          managing virtualized servers and their Host servers

    •          moving components between it's enclosures (CPU is in a Physical server, phys. server is in a rack)

    •          Adding new Objects as per requirement

Important Documentation

    •          Understanding Request For proposal (RFP)

    •          Preparing technical Proposal

    •          Preparing technical Presentations

    •          Preparing Root cause analysis (RCA)

Getting hired as a Senior System Administrator (Level III)

    •          Preparing a professional Resume with / without Experience

    •          Finding the right profile and company

    •          Preparing for the interview

    •          Changing existing Job

    •          Face us for the interview

    •          Apply for a job


Key Features
Education with new technologies
3 case studies
20 hours of high quality eLearning content
106 real world examples from various industries