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Release Info

Among the longstanding and well-maintained Distros is Debian. Its 'apt' package management framework is legendary; as is its commitment to supply por gratis, recurring security updates over a long horizon. Indeed, this distinguishes Debian and its relatives as the leading Linux Distros available.

Release Syllabus

Debian 10x Administration
  • Explore usage of the following useful commands
    • ls, pwd, cd, cp, mv, rm, mkdir, rmdir, whoami, tty
    • cat, file, chmod, chown, history
    • STDIN, STDOUT, STDERR, UNIX Pipes, Redirection, Command Chaining
    • ps, df, free, top, dd
    • stat, which, w, who
    • Archival and compression utilities with tar|gzip|bzip2
    • Use checksum programs to confirm content integrity
    • Explore important SSH clients for secure access
    • Provision VNC GUI-enabled Remote access
    • Provision Users && Groups as needed
    • Evaluate effective permissions
    • Default to Z-Shell
  • Secure Communications
    • Explore SSH defaults
    • Use SSH to connect to targets
    • Transfer data with: SFTP | SCP
    • Use 'parallel-ssh' to invoke commands on multiple targets
  • Storage Management
    • Explain common Linux file permissions
    • Discuss various Linux file attributes | features
    • SymLinks
    • Explore available disks with 'fdisk'
    • Allocate new virtual storage for additional partitions
    • Provision EXT4 File Systems
    • Duplicate Partitions
    • Examine default and Provision additional Swap storage
    • Allocate | De-allocate SWAP as needed
    • Ensure persistence across EXT4 and SWAP provisions
    • Use GNOME Disks to manage storage graphically
    • Explore Logical Volume Management (LVM) Configuration
    • Create volume sets using: Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Ana(Cron) Schedulers
    • Anacron
    • Identify key Cron configuration scopes (Global & User)
    • Explain Crontab file format and applicable options
    • Define global cron jobs
    • Define custom cron jobs user-wide
    • Evaluate results of cron jobs
  • SystemD | Logs | Rotation
    • SystemD - Key Utilities
    • Explore default SYSLOG configuration
    • Expose 'rsyslog' configuration
    • Explore LOG Rotation configuration
    • Peruse various SYSLOG LOGs
    • Discuss various configurations options
  • Package Management
    • Explore default APT configuration
    • Identify commonly-used package management tools
    • Enumerate installed packages
    • Identify package owners based on system binaries
    • Discuss 'apt' and 'dpkg' options
    • Install | Remove various packages
  • Debian Networking
    • Network Tools | IP Configuration
      • Use GUI to initiate common network queries
      • Discuss results of initiated queries
      • Examine default IP configuration
      • Extend IP configuration to facilitate additional addresses
      • Confirm communications
      • Extend multiple addresses on various servers
  • NMap Reconnaissance
    • Identifiy key NMAP configuration files
    • Identify commonly used NMAP options/switches/parameters
    • Scan Server resource
    • Perform default TCP Connect-based ethical scans of local and remote resources
    • SSH Brute-Force Scan

Release Notes

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