Linux Enterprise Automation

Automation is essential to running Linux in the enterprise effectively. Automation lets you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, helps ensure compliance across the data center, standardizes your software infrastructure and accelerates deployments for your bare-metal and cloud infrastructures. This course will teach you how to use automation to achieve these outcomes.


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Course Overview

In this course you’ll learn everything you need to know to automate an enterprise Linux environment.


Course Details

  • Delivery Method: classroom course
  • Duration: 4 days of instructor-led class time
  • Hands-on labs & Assignments
  • Ressources & Course Manual
  • Experience level: Advanced


After the course you will receive a certification of completion


Course Outline

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Advanced Systems Administration
  • Chapter 3. Software Management
  • Chapter 4. Packaging Automation
  • Chapter 5. Software Distribution
  • Chapter 6. Installation Tree Management
  • Chapter 7. Automating Installation
  • Chapter 8. Installation Tools Cobbler
  • Chapter 9. Installation Tools TheForeman
  • Chapter 10. Configuration Management Overview
  • Chapter 11. Configuration Management Puppet
  • Chapter 12. Configuration Management with SaltStack
  • Chapter 13. Configuration Management CFEngine
  • Chapter 14. Configuration Management Ansible
  • Chapter 15. Spacewalk Server
  • Chapter 16. Server Monitoring with Spacewalk



This course is for technical IT professionals interested in finding cost-efficient ways to accelerate Linux deployments, reduce operation costs and minimize system installation overhead. Students should have a good grasp of common scalability and system administration issues frequently encountered in enterprise environments. They should have experience with the Linux command line, shell scripting, and text file editing.