HP-UX System and Network Administration II

HP-UX System and Network Administration II Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course is the second of two courses that prepare you to successfully administer HP-UX servers in a network environment. Successful completion of HP-UX System and Network Administration I and II will prepare you for the HP-UX Certified System Administrator (CSA) technical certification exam. You will spend half of class in hands-on labs.

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Intended Audience for this HP-UX System and Network Administration II Course

  • » System and network administrators who maintain and configure system resources, control access to resources, and establish procedures

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Course Prerequisites for HP-UX System and Network Administration II

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HP-UX System and Network Administration II Course Objectives

  • » Configure HP-UX TCP/IP connectivity
  • » Configure HP-UX static and default routes
  • » Configure custom HP-UX startup and shutdown scripts
  • » Configure network file system (NFS) and AutoFS servers and clients
  • » Configure domain name system (DNS) servers and resolver clients
  • » Configure telnet, ftp, remsh, rlogin, bootp, tftp, and other inetd services
  • » Configure network time protocol (NTP) servers and clients
  • » Configure secure shell (SSH) servers and clients
  • » Configure lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) servers and clients
  • » Configure an Software Distributor-UX (SD-UX) depot server

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HP-UX System and Network Administration II Course Outline

      1. LAN Concepts
        1. Media Access Control (MAC) Addresses
        2. IP Addresses and Network Classes
        3. Host Names
        4. Converting IP Addresses to MAC Addresses
        5. Populating the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Cache
        6. Managing packet flow with Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
        7. Sending Data to Applications via Ports
        8. Managing Ports with Sockets
      2. LAN Hardware Concepts
        1. LAN Hardware Components
        2. LAN Cable and Connector Types
        3. LAN Interface Card Types
        4. LAN Transceivers
        5. Single- and Multi-Port Network Interface Cards
        6. Auto-Port Aggregation (APA)
        7. Repeaters and Hubs
        8. Bridges and Switches
        9. Routers, Gateways, and Firewalls
      3. Configuring IP Connectivity
        1. Installing and Verifying LAN Software
        2. Installing and Verifying LAN Interface Cards
        3. Configuring Link Layer Connectivity
        4. Configuring IP Connectivity
        5. Configuring IP Multiplexing
        6. Configuring the System Hostname and /etc/hosts
        7. Configuring Network Tunable Parameters
      4. Configuring IP Routing
        1. Concepts and Tables
        2. Viewing Routing Tables
        3. Configuring Static and Default Routes
        4. Configuring the /etc/rc.config.d/netconf File
      5. Configuring Subnetting
        1. IP Addresses and Netmasks in a Subnetted Network
        2. Host IP Addresses on a Subnet
        3. Routers in a Subnetted Network
      6. Troubleshooting Network Connectivity
        1. Network Troubleshooting Tools
        2. Troubleshooting Network Connectivity via nwmgr, lanscan, linkloop, and lanadmin
        3. Troubleshooting Network Connectivity via arp, ping, netstat, and nslookup
      7. Starting Network Services
        1. Configuring Network Services via /etc/rc.config.d/ files
        2. Controlling Network Services via /sbin/rc*.d/directories and scripts
        3. Starting and Stopping Network Services via /sbin/init.d/ scripts
        4. Creating Custom Startup/Shutdown Scripts
      8. Configuring NFS
        1. Concepts
        2. Versions
        3. Servers and clients
        4. RPCs, Program Numbers, and RPCBind
        5. Stateless Operation Concepts
        6. Security Concepts
        7. Authentication and Encryption Concepts
        8. Planning an NFS Configuration
        9. Selecting an NFS Protocol
        10. Maintaining User ID (UID), Group ID (GID), and Time Consistency
        11. Configuring and Starting NFS Server Daemons
        12. Temporarily and Permanently Sharing File Systems
        13. Verifying NFS Server Configuration
        14. Configuring and Starting NFS Client Daemons
        15. Temporarily and Permanently Mounting NFS
        16. Verifying NFS Client Configuration
        17. Troubleshooting NFS
        18. NFS vs. Common Internet File System (CIFS) Features and Benefits
      9. Configuring AutoFS
        1. AutoFS Concepts and Maps
        2. AutoFS Commands and Daemons
        3. Configuring the AutoFS Master and Hosts Maps
        4. Configuring the AutoFS Direct and Indirect Maps
        5. Mounting Home Directories with AutoFS
        6. Configuring AutoFS to Access Replicated Servers
        7. Troubleshooting AutoFS
      10. Configuring DNS
        1. DNS Concepts and Hierarchial Name Space
        2. DNS Name Servers and Name Server Zones
        3. Configuring DNS Master, Slave, and Cache-Only Servers
        4. Testing Name Servers with Dig
        5. Configuring DNS Clients and the /etc/nsswitch.conf File
        6. Testing Resolver Clients with nsquery
        7. /etc/named.data and /etc/named.conf
        8. Updating DNS Master and Slave Servers
      11. Configuring the ARPA/Berkeley Services
        1. Internet Service Clients and Servers
        2. Configuring /etc/rc.config.d/netdaemons
        3. Configuring /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/services
        4. Configuring /var/adm/inetd.sec
        5. Configuring /etc/hosts.equiv and ~/.rhosts
        6. FTP Configuration Issues
      12. Configuring SSH
        1. Network Service Vulnerabilities
        2. SSH Encryption, Server, and Client/User Authentication
        3. Configuring SSH Encryption, Server, and Client/User Authentication
        4. SSH Single Sign-On
        5. Configuring SSH Single Sign-On
        6. Using UNIX and PuTTY SSH Clients
      13. Configuring NTP
        1. NTP Time Sources, Stratum Levels, and Roles
        2. NTP Adjusting the System Clock
        3. Configuring NTP Servers and Clients
        4. Verifying NTP Functionality
      14. Managing Depots with SD-UX
        1. SD-UX Depot Server Concepts and Advantages
        2. Planning for Depots
        3. Adding Software and Patches to a Depot
        4. Removing Software from a Depot
        5. Registering or Unregistering a Depot
        6. Pulling and Pushing Software from a Depot
      15. Configuring LDAP-UX
        1. LDAP Concepts
        2. Schema, Object Classes, Attributes, and Directory Entries
        3. Directory Information Trees, Distinguished Names (DNs), Relative Distinguished Names (RDNs), and LDAP Data Interchange Files (LDIF) files
        4. Servers, Replicas, and LDAP Clients
        5. Referrals and Security
        6. Installing and Verifying an HP Directory Server
        7. Installing and Using a Basic LDAP-UX client
      16. Configuring /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/pam.conf Managing Passwords and Directory Entries

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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