Mastering CentOS 7 Linux Server [Video]

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  • Secure your Centos 7 Linux server
  • Use Linux for different purposes
  • Configure a mail server with Postfix
  • Securely monitor a remote server with Zabbix
  • Managing logs using journals
  • Configure your virtual machine with virtualization techniques
  • Explore cloud computing and configuration management

a brand-new version of the CentOS Linux system in the RPM family and is one of the most widely-used operating systems by many organizations across the World. Most server infrastructures are equipped with at least one Linux server that provides many essential services, both in terms of users and the infrastructure itself.

In this course, you will start by exploring the administration tools of CentOS 7 Linux server and implementing some of the most common Linux services. You'll get your hands on CentOS 7's built-in security tool. Next, you will be introduced to the most commonly used services and shown in detail how to implement and deploy a secure and production-grade environment for your organization following the open-source DevOps model. Then, you will start to monitor your infrastructure/server using open-source tools. You will then move on to master virtualization and cloud computing techniques by deploying and configuring IAAS (Infrastructure as a Service). After that, you will work on open-source tools for the configuration and management of multiple nodes. Additionally, you will learn about RAID software-based storage and its advanced configurations.

By the end of this course, you will have learned to monitor servers/infrastructure and master the art of virtualization, cloud computing techniques, configuration management, software-based storage (RAID), and some security tweaks.

Style and Approach

This is a detailed and in-depth guide to help you administer CentOS 7 for use with your server's infrastructure and also for personal network security. This course will show you a list of tools and utilities you can use to perform the required task, in an easy-to-understand way.

  • Efficiently set-up and manage a Linux server using one of the most suitable technologies for your purpose
  • Personalize your Linux server and familiarize yourself with setting up the latest tools and utilities provided by the new CentOS distribution
  • A step-by-step tutorial on configuring requested services and personalizing them
Course Length 3 hours 37 minutes
ISBN 9781787284524
Date Of Publication 14 Jun 2018


Muhammad Atif Ramzan

Muhammad Atif Ramzan works as a technical lead for a well-known telecom operator, as a DevOps Lead. He has a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication and after obtaining this, he switched to the technical aspects of IT and telecommunications to get a feel for the industry.

He has worked with different parts of the IT industry including software and networks and has diverse technology experience. He has deployed a full production VOIP solution on Kubernetes and Docker. He has also authored other video courses with at Packt on Mastering Centos 7 Linux Server and Kubernetes Recipes. He holds multiple IT certifications from LPIC, Cisco, Microsoft, cPanel, and Citrix.