Advanced Certificate in System Administration-MCSA & RHCSA


This course designed for System Administrators/Engineer and IT Professionals who need to gain a hands-on knowledge of Microsoft and Linux server configuration and services as well as advanced administration including monitoring and troubleshooting. 

It describes important concepts and like Networking and Network Traffic Management, Hardening and Security Management, Automation, Access Management, Package and Patch Management, Backup Management, Virtualization and Containerization, Cloud Configurations, Monitoring and Troubleshooting aspects, which are necessary to perform regular day-to-day operations efficiently on a System Administration. 

In addition, this course help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Exam and Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) Exam.

Syllabus / Content

Part 1: Linux System Administration

  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Learning how to install and configure software components and services
  • Establishing network connections and firewall access
  • Monitoring and managing processes
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Accessing Linux file systems
  • Installing and using virtualized systems
  • Reviewing the system log files and journal
  • Installation using Kickstart
  • Manage file systems and logical volumes
  • Manage scheduled jobs
  • Access network file systems
  • Manage SELinux
  • Control firewalling
  • Troubleshooting


Part 2: Windows System Administration

  • Install Windows Servers in Host and Compute Environments
  • Implement Storage Solutions
  • Implement Hyper-V
  • Implement Windows Containers
  • Implement High Availability
  • Maintain and Monitor Server Environments
  • Implement Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Implement DHCP and IPAM
  • Implement Network Connectivity and Remote Access Solutions
  • Implement Core and Distributed Network Solutions
  • Implement an Advanced Network Infrastructure
  • Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Manage and Maintain AD DS
  • Create and Manage Group Policy
  • Implement Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Implement Identity Federation and Access Solutions

Entry Requirements

This certification program intended for people who seek entry-level jobs in an information technology field. It is applied to a series of certifications for Microsoft and Linux core platform technologies including Windows Server 2016 and Red Hat Linux platform.

Fee & Funding



Lectures and Practical

Course Director(s)

Mr.K A Milan Maduranga

Lectures & Practicals

Sunday 09.00-16.00

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