Subject: NetBSD SysAdmin Training, Nov. 18-21, Seattle, Wash. USA
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Date: 10/06/2003 11:44:00
Puget Sound Technology, a provider of open source consulting
services, is teaching a hands-on, four-day class covering the
fundamentals of NetBSD system administration.

  NetBSD System Administration Training
  November 18 - 21, 2003
  Seattle, Washington, USA
  US$1560.00 ($1404 if ordered by October 31)

This class is designed to provide the IT professional or beginning
system administrator with the skills required to install and maintain
NetBSD.  Students will perform a series of hands-on exercises to
install, administer, configure, and secure NetBSD.

Course Features:

    * NetBSD installation CD
    * Preview of "Getting Started with NetBSD" book
    * Detailed course curriculum and hand-outs
    * Small classes with one-on-one interaction
    * Hands-on training, one system per student
    * Certificate of course completion

Course Topics:

    * interactive operating system installation (CD provided)
    * basic filesystem creation and maintenance
    * system startup configurations (using rc.conf and rc.d)
    * networking setup and troubleshooting
    * user and group administration
    * installing new software using pkgsrc
    * installing new software using pre-built packages
    * setting up a DNS caching and authoritative DNS server (using BIND)
    * setting up basic packet filter and NAT (Network Address
    * beginning email server configuration (using Postfix)
    * Apache HTTPD webserver installation and configuration for virtual
    * Unix security concepts
    * basic system "hardening" techniques
    * customizing and building the kernel
    * updating a NetBSD system

Seating is limited. For course availability, further details,
and to register, please contact Puget Sound Technology by phone
(+1-360-658-5676) or email.

More information is available via .

p.s.  Other upcoming classes include: BIND for DNS, Postfix mail server,
Apache web server administration, Open Source office/desktop training
(introduction to window managers and office productivity software),
and Introduction to MySQL workshop.