Course 9065

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 Administration

In this course, you are introduced to the configuration of an Open Source identity server base on OpenSSL, OpenLDAP and MIT Kerberos. Integration of common Linux services with this identity server is then covered. Services that are covered include: Apache, NFS, Samba, DHS, DHCP and Libvirt.

During this course, you learn the following concepts and skills fundamental to integrating Linux services:

  • Introduction to Secure Authentication Mechanisms
  • Configure TLS/SSL
  • Configure OpenLDAP Servers and Clients
  • Configure Kerberos Servers and Clients
  • Configure SSH to Use Kerberos
  • Integrate Apache with SSL and LDAP
  • Integrate NFSv4 with Kerberos
  • Integrate a Samba Domain Controller with LDAP
  • Integrate Samba with Active Directory and LDAP
  • Libvirt with LDAP, Kerberos and SSL
  • Integrate DNS with LDAP
  • Integrate DHCP with LDAP

Audience Summary

This course is designed for those who need to integrate Linux services with SSL, LDAP, & Kerberos.

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have basic Linux administrative skills.

Course Outline

SECTION 1 – Introduction to Secure Authentication Mechanisms

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Secure Authentication and Transport
  • Objective 2: Cryptography Techniques
  • Objective 3: Cryptography Methods
  • Objective 4: Authentication Protocols
  • Objective 5: Authentication Mechanisms
  • Objective 6: Authentication Providers
  • Objective 7: Session Encryption Protocols
  • Objective 8: Secure Service Protocols

SECTION 2 – Configure TLS/SSL

  • Objective 1: Introduction to TLS/SSL
  • Objective 2: TLS/SSL Files and Directories
  • Objective 3: Configure a Certificate Authority
  • Objective 4: Generate Certificates
  • Objective 5: Revoke Certificates
  • Objective 6: (Optional) OpenSSL CLI Exercises

SECTION 3 – Configure OpenLDAP Servers and Clients

  • Objective 1: Introduction to OpenLDAP
  • Objective 2: OpenLDAP Files and Directories
  • Objective 3: Configure an OpenLDAP Server
  • Objective 4: LDAP CLI Utilities
  • Objective 5: OpenLDAP Replication

SECTION 4 – Configure Kerberos Servers and Clients

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Kerberos
  • Objective 2: MIT Kerberos Files and Directories
  • Objective 3: Configure a Kerberos Server

SECTION 5 – Configure SSH to Use Kerberos

  • Objective 1: Configure SSH to Use Kerberos

SECTION 6 – Integrate Apache with SSL and LDAP

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Apache Configuration on SUSE Linux Enterprise
  • Objective 2: Configure Apache and SSL
  • Objective 3: Introduction to Apache Authentication and Authorization

SECTION 7 – Integrate NFSv4 with Kerberos

  • Objective 1: Introduction to NFSv4

SECTION 8 – Integrate a Samba Domain Controller with LDAP

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Samba Configuration on SUSE Linux Enterprise
  • Objective 2: Introduction to Samba Domain Control

SECTION 9 – Integrate Samba with Active Directory and LDAP

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Samba Integration with Active Directory

SECTION 10 – Libvirt with LDAP, Kerberos and SSL

  • Objective 1: Introduction to Libvirt

SECTION 11 – Integrate DNS with LDAP

  • Objective 1: Introduction to DNS Configuration on SUSE Linux Enterprise

SECTION 12 – Integrate DHCP with LDAP

  • Objective 1: Introduction to DHCP Configuration on SUSE Linux Enterprise

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