SUSE Linux Network Services: SLES 9

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Linux Curriculum
Code N3057

This course has been retired in favour of the Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 Network Services course.


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Configure a DNS Server Using BIND (9 topics)

  • DNS Basics, a review
  • Forward Requests to Other Name Servers
  • Restrict Access to the Name Server
  • Configure Logging Options
  • Security Aspects for Zone Transfer
  • Configure Dynamic DNAS
  • Special aspects of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 Configuration
  • Use rndc to Control the name Server
  • Check Configuration Files

Use DHCP to Manage Networks (6 topics)

  • Understand How DHCP Works
  • Configure the DHCP Server
  • Configure DHCP Clients
  • Configure a DHCP Relay Server
  • Use DHCP and Dynamic DNS
  • Troubleshoot DHCP

Set Up a Print Server (5 topics)

  • Understand how CUPS Works
  • Install and Configure a Print Server
  • Configure a CUPS Client
  • Manage Printer Queues
  • Use the Web interface to Manage a CUPS Server

Use Samba to Connect to Windows (7 topics)

  • Basic Samba Configuration, a Review
  • Configure Virtual File Servers
  • Configure user Authentication
  • Manage Users
  • Configure Samba as Printer Server
  • Use Samba in a Windows NT Domain
  • Use Samba as a Domain Controller

Configure a Mail Server (11 topics)

  • Understand the Function of the Three Mail Agents
  • Understand the Architecture of Postfix
  • Start, Stop and Reinitialize postfix
  • Know the Components of the Postfix Program Package
  • Configure the Postfix Master Daemon
  • Configure Global Settings
  • Configure General Scenarios
  • Configure the Lookup Tables
  • Use Postfix Tools
  • Receive Email over IMAP and POP3
  • Fight Spam [2]

Use OpenSLP (4 topics)

  • What OpenSLP does
  • SLP Agents
  • Configure OpenSLP
  • SLP Frontends

Monitor Network Traffic (3 topics)

  • Use ntop to Monitor Network Traffic
  • Use Nagios to Monitor Hosts, Services and Network
  • Use Ethereal and tcpdump to Troubleshoot Network Problems

Deploy Tomcat (5 topics)

  • Describe Tomcat
  • Install and Configure Tomcat
  • Install Web Applications
  • Use the Tomcat Administration Tools
  • Use Port 80 to Access Tomcat

Use YaST to Configure a Printer Manually (2 topics)

  • When to Configure a Printer
  • How to Change a Printer Configuration [3]


Delegates must have a Novell Certified Linux Professional certification or equivalent experience. This course is for students seeking the Novell Certified Linux Engineer 9 certification and/or those who want to learn to configure advanced network services on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9. If you are seeking the Novell Certified Linux Engineer certification, please note that you are required to complete the Novell Certified Linux Professional certification first.

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