Novell - Certified Linux Professional 11 Training



Only 7 Days



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Next date:

26/6/2023 (Monday)


This seven day course is intended for students interested in being Linux administrators and wishing to certify their skills by obtaining the Novell Certified Linux Professional 11 qualification.

The course and exam practicum is based upon the Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 distribution.

Students will undertake a series of lectures and lab exercises culminating in the Novell Practicum exam on the last day.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Linux including working with Linux shells
  • Administer users, groups and file permissions
  • Configure Linux network connections
  • Monitor SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • Administer system initialisation
  • Administer virtualisation with XEN
  • Configure and use the Samba file server
  • Create simple shell scripts


Reasons for the Novell Certified Linux Professional 11 qualification include career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries.

With Firebrand Training, you will:

  • Learn all of the fundamentals
  • Hone your implementation and troubleshooting skills
  • Improve your creative thinking skills
  • Obtain your certification

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


  • Configure NFS (Network File System)
  • Configure Time on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • Enable the Extended Internet Daemon (xinetd)
  • Enable an FTP Server
  • Configure CUPS
  • Manage Print Jobs and Queues
  • Understand How CUPS Works
  • Configure and Manage Print Server Access
  • Use the Web Interface to Manage a CUPS Server
  • Describe How LDAP Works
  • Install and Configure OpenLDAP on SLES 11
  • Add, Modify, and Delete Entries to the LDAP Directory Tree
  • Describe the Role and Function of Samba
  • Configure a Simple File Server with Samba
  • Configure Samba Authentication
  • Use Samba’s Client Tools
  • Use Samba as a Domain Controller
  • Integrate Samba into a Windows Domain
  • Set Up a Basic Web Server with Apache
  • Configure Virtual Hosts
  • Limit Access to the Web Server
  • Configure Apache with Open SSL
  • Install PHP
  • Understand IPv6 Theory
  • Configure IPv6 on SLE 11
  • Find Performance Bottlenecks
  • Reduce System Memory and Load
  • Optimize the Storage System
  • Tune the Network Performance
  • Understand BASH Basics
  • Use Basic Script Elements
  • Understand Variables and Command Substitution
  • Use Control Structures
  • Use Arithmetic Operators
  • Understand How to Read User Input
  • Understand How to Use Arrays
  • Understand How to Keep Versions of Files
  • Use Advanced Scripting Techniques
  • Understand How to Use Useful Commands in Shell Scripts
  • Understand How to Use AutoYaST
  • Understand the Installation Server (Setup and Use)
  • Set Up PXE Boot for Installations
  • Create a Configuration File for AutoYaST
  • Performa an Automated Installation
  • Understand Virtualization with XEN Works
  • Know How to Install Xen
  • Manage Xen Domains with Virt-Manager
  • Manager Xen Domains from the Command Line
  • Understand Xen Networking

Exam Track

This course is designed to prepare students for the Novell CLP 11 Practicum which is taken on the last day of the course

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


You must have knowledge of networking, and one of the following certifications:

  • Novell Certified Linux Administrator Certification
  • CompTIA Linux + Certification
  • LPI Level 1 Certification

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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