This course is designed for the enterprise-level UNIX
professional and represents the highest level of
professional, distribution-neutral UNIX certification
within the industry.
It covers administering UNIX enterprise-wide with an emphasis on mixed environments.
Replication concepts, OpenLDAP replication, replication log files, replica hubs, LDAP referrals, LDAP sync replication.
Securing the directory with SSL and TLS, Firewall considerations, Unauthenticated access methods, User/password authentication methods, Maintanence of SASL user DB, certificates.
Measure OpenLDAP performance, Tune software configuration to increase performance, indexes.
Configure PAM to use LDAP for authentication, NSS to retrieve information from LDAP and PAM modules in UNIX.
Kerberos integration with LDAP, Cross platform authentication, Single sign-on concepts, Integration and compatibility limitations between OpenLDAP and Active Directory.
Samba daemons and components, key issues regarding heterogeneous network, Identify key TCP/UDP ports used with SMB/CIFS, Knowledge of Samba3 and Samba4 differences.
Samba server configuration file structure, variables and configuration parameters, Troubleshoot and debug configuration problems.
Monitor and interact with running Samba daemons, Perform regular backups of Samba configuration and state data.
Samba logging, Backup TDB files, Restore TDB files, Identify TDB file corruption, Edit / list TDB file content.
Internationalization character codes and code pages, differences in the name space between Windows and Linux/Unix with respect to share, names, user/group/computer naming in a non-English environment.
File / directory permission control, Samba interaction with Linux file system permissions and ACLs, Use Samba VFS to store Windows ACLs.
Printer sharing, integration between Samba and CUPS, Manage Windows print drivers and configure downloading of print drivers, security concerns with printer sharing.
User and group accounts, mappings, user account management tools, smbpasswd, file/directory ownership of objects.
Local password database, password synchronization, passdb backends, Convert between passdb backends, Integrate Samba with LDAP, Winbind service, PAM and NSS.
Domain membership and trust relationships, Create and maintain a PDC and BDC with Samba3/4, Add computers to an existing domain, logon scripts, roaming profiles, system policies.
Samba 4 as an AD DC, smbclient, how Samba integrates with AD services: DNS, Kerberos, NTP, LDAP.
Joining Samba to NT4 and AD domains, obtain a TGT from a KDC.
WINS concepts, NetBIOS concepts, local master browser, domain master browser, Samba as a WINS server, name resolution, WINS replication, NetBIOS browsing and browser elections, NETBIOS name types.
DNS for Samba4 as an AD Domain Controller, DNS forwarding with the internal DNS server of Samba4.
SMB/CIFS concepts, remote CIFS shares from a Linux client, securely storing CIFS credentials, features and benefits of CIFS, permissions and file ownership of remote CIFS shares.
browse lists and SMB clients from Windows, Share file/print resources from Windows, the smbclient program, the Windows net utility.
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This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.