SLE301v15 – Advanced administration SLES 15

Training goal

Based on SLES 15, the training proposes to cover all the innovations proposed by this version.

After this training, the participant was able to administer SLES 15, including systemd, and manage specific networking, advanced storage configuration, understanding of Bash scripts.

This training prepares the certification for CLP.

Goals :

  • System optimization
  • Control groups
  • Manage encryption
  • Use the shell effectively and create shell scripts
  • Manage hardware and drivers
  • Advanced network configuration
  • iSCSI and Multipath IO
  • Centralized Authentication
  • Packaging software and management of system updates
  • Managing the configuration using Salt


The course is offered to administrators who already have knowledge of SLES and wish to deepen it.


  • Prerequisites: Good prior knowledge of system administration and command line
  • Duration : 4 days
  • Level : intermediate
  • Price : 2 000 € HT

The training will alternate theoretical contributions and implementation of each notion addressed.

Each concept discussed will be illustrated by means of practical labs.


Advanced system administration

  • YaST security module
  • Backup and recovery
  • Software Libraries
  • General monitoring of the server
  • System monitoring
  • Control Group


  • SSL / TLS
  • GPG

Shell script

  • Use basic script elements
  • Use control structures
  • Read user input
  • Use tables
  • Use shell functions
  • Use command options in scripts
  • Test file types and compare values


  • Hardware information
  • Driver management

Advanced Network

  • Advanced Network Interfaces
  • Network Name Spaces
  • IPv6

Advanced storage administration

  • iSCSI
  • MPIO

Centralized authentication

  • WFP
  • SSSD

Advanced software management

  • RPM
  • deposits
  • RMT

Configuration Management with Salt

  • Salt overview
  • Install and configure Salt
  • Understand runtime modules
  • Understand the salt system


Anne NICOLAS is a co-founder of hupstream and a passionate Open Source for many years. She was release manager of the Mandriva distribution and was also involved in the creation of the Mageia distribution.

She regularly performs consulting misssions for deployments, migrations. She is certified by SUSE as a trainer.

Our next training dates

  • 25 february to 1rst march 2019
  • 21 to 24 may 2019
  • 12 to 15 november 2019

Ask for a quote