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Linux Network Services Bootcamp

This bootcamp is a fast-paced course and assumes basic Linux system administration expertise and knowledge of networking fundamentals. There is substantial lecture work with continuous hands-on training. At the end of two days you would have a server securely configured with the most important networking services.

The class is complemented by our e-learning website and access to our instructors before and after the class.

The following is a high-level plan for your two days:

Day One  
9:00 - 9:30 AM Intro to Linux Network Services
Review of Pre-Read material
Laptop Orientation
9:30 - 10:30 AM Secured Network Configuration. System & Network hardening techniques.
10:40 - 12:15 PM Apache Web Server - Implementation and Maintenance. Performance tuning. Setting up a Proxy server.
12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:15 PM Integrating Apache, MySQL and PHP
3:30 - 5:30 PM DNS: Configuring, Maintaining and Securing BIND
Homework reading assignment
Day Two  
9:00 - 10:45 AM File Server setup. SAMBA, NFS and FTP configuration and tuning.
11:00 - 12:15 PM DHCP and BOOTP Configuration
12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 4:00 PM Sendmail configuration. Mail Management using procmail.
4:15 - 5:30 PM Open Lab. Questions, Post read topics, Closing
Homework reading assignment


The bootcamp is a fast paced course and assumes basic UNIX system administration knowledge. You should also be familiar with basics of TCP/IP and setting up a system on a LAN. If you have any questions about the difficulty level of the class, please contact us at


To enroll in the Network Services Bootcamp, please print, fill and send in your enrollment form

FEE : $1,725 (includes all class materials and Linux laptop).

All students will get a free laptop (see specs). You will have a working internet server running on this laptop to take home!!

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