Network Services and Monitoring Online Course

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this course is being provided by ISOC.


This is an intermediate level course for network and system engineers/administrators aiming to get operational experience with IPv6 with a focus on specific Internet services provided by Internet Society. The course covers the following main areas:

  • Authoritative DNS
  • Introduction to Email
  • Network Monitoring

The course is strictly 3 weeks long. Each trainee will be assigned a virtual server and will be required to build working services as mentioned above to provide services on an IPv6 address. The course is lab intensive (70%) with trainees provided with theory materials that they can read. Trainees are also encouraged to do their own research in order to cover the concepts in the course.
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Course Timetable

The course follows the following schedule:

 Week 1:
     - Introduction to DNS 
     - DNS Resolvers 
     - DNS Authoritative
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 1: install BIND
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 2: Zone set up 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 3 : Zone file creation
Week 2: 
     - Email introduction 
     - Postfix Dovecot Introduction 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 4: create MX record for your mail server 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 5: Install Postfix and Dovecot 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 6: Setup Postfix and Dovecot
   Optional Part - Securing mail system :
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 8 Apache setup
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 9 letsencrypt Part01 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 10 letsencrypt Part02
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 11 Configure Dovecot
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 12  Configure Squirrel-mail
Week 3: 
     - Nagios Introduction 
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 13 Installing Nagious
     - LAB ASSIGNMENT 14 monitor DNS on localhost

Pre-Requisites to attend

  • Completion of the Introduction to UNIX/Linux and Networking Course.
  • A Computer system with at least 2 browsers (Chrome and Firefox preferred.
  • Good Internet Connectivity.

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Language of instruction will be English.

Moderation and Online Support

This course will be moderated by Eng. Manhal Mohamed & Eng. Salih Shihab Eldeen.
Online remote support is available via Email or Telegram.

Offline Content

Offline training materials are available and are frequently updated.

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