Linux Server Administration

09:00 - 07 September 2017
17:30 - 11 September 2017
The Splendor Hotel Taichung
No. 1049, Jianxing Road
West District
Taichung City

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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.


This workshop will be held at APNIC 44, please visit the event website for full details and to register:


Target audience

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


It is not mandatory but it would be useful if the participants have a good understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP, operating system knowledge and relevant topic.

Course outline

  • Threat Models
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Linux Commands and the CLI, file system structure, permissions etc
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Apache, DNS etc
  • Network Monitoring & Management
  • SNMP, SNMP Lab Exercise etc
  • Observium, Nagios, Nagios Lab exercise
  • Smokeping, Smokeping Lab
  • Log Management rsyslog, Tenshi, Logstash, Rsyslog Lab
  • Netflow & Nfsen and Lab
  • Cacti & Cacti lab
  • Version control RANCID, SVNWeb
  • Netdot, Netdot Lab
  • Ticketing Systems (RT), Ticketing Systems (Nagios / Cacti w/RT) etc Lab

Other requirements

Hardware: 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.

Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client

Maximum number of attendees

36 delegates