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Workshop: Linux System Administration & Security

  • Event : SANOG XXXIV
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • Date : 3-7 August, 2019
  • Location : Kolkata, India
  • Venue : Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport Hotel
  • Level of Study : Beginner/Intermediate
  • Maximum number of attendees : 36 delegates

* Workshop Agenda : Linux System Admin Workshop Agenda & Other Details


This technical workshop is designed to teach require knowledge to plan, designed and operate Linux/Unix based system for ISP/Telco/Enterprise network or campus network, or at an Internet exchange Point (IXP). The topics that will be covered are: from the very basic to the professional level knowledge and the industry related best practices.

Target Audience

Entry level to senior technical and design staff of network operators or enterprise, who are involved in day-to-day server system or network operation and planning function. Also for final year/semester under-graduate and graduate IT students looking for employment.


This Is not mandatory but probably be useful if the participants have a good understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP, operating system knowledge and relevance topic.

Course outline may consist of:

  • Introduction to Linux for Administrators
  • Linux Commands and the CLI, file system structure, permissions etc
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Security Essentials: SSH
  • Database : MySQL
  • Web Service with Apache2, Best Practices
  • Concept of Mail Protocols / Postfix
  • Courier IMAP/Dovecot Labs
  • Host Security Analysis with Nmap
  • SNMP, SNMP Lab Exercise, etc.
  • Network Monitoring : Smokeping, Cacti, LibreNMS
  • Log Management syslog Lab
  • Ticketing with RT

Other requirements


It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers with Wifi (b/g/n) and administrative access to system to practice the lessons learned during the workshops.


sanog34/sysadm.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/03 01:06 by gzkabir