Linux Web Server Management for Beginners Course

Learn the core concepts involved with managing a Linux web server

Managing a Linux web server is a challenging thing to do if
you have never done this before. Many people working in the website and digital
world will at some point need to manage a Linux web server. This can be a daunting
task which can seriously damage things if you don’t know what you are doing.

If you are responsible for managing your Linux web servers,
or simply want to learn more about how Linux web servers work and contribute to
the digital ecosystem then this course is for you. There are a large variety of
Linux web servers, software packages and systems in use which makes this a
challenging topic to learn. The beginners course is designed to teach you the
fundamental aspects of managing a Linux web server without going into the
really advanced topics where absolutely everything is managed from the command
line and shell scripts.

This course is open to anyone wanting to learn about how to
manage a Linux web server.  


Throughout the day you’ll learn;

  • Introduction to DNS
  • Introduction to Apache
  • Introduction to MySQL
  • Introduction to WHM
  • Introduction to cPanel
  • Introduction to SSH
  • Understand why emails should not live on your web server
  • Introduction to Linux file permissions and user ownership of files
  • Performance monitoring with Munin
  • Performance monitoring with New Relic
  • Account management and security aspects for Root user and other users
  • Common installation and configuration locations, knowing where to look for things
  • Linux file system and navigating your way around using the command line
  • Yellow Dog Updater (YUM) updates for applying patches and package management
  • Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) for package management
  • Configuring your web server to suit your needs using EasyApache3 and EasyApache4
  • Configuring your web server variables for low level system administration,
    restrictions, user accounts, automation and more.


What to Bring

Throughout the course you’ll need a laptop for some of the
interactive parts. If you do not have one, a tablet will suffice or simply work
with another attendee to shadow them. The beginner’s course is 100% theory with
demonstrations throughout.  


What’s Included

The full day course includes;

  • Tuition taught by Michael Cropper a Linux web server expert who works with various
    website technologies on a daily basis professionally
  • Room hire
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • A copy of the teaching materials

Course Information

Date:     Various

Venue:  Various

Price:     £349 + VAT



This is an advanced course. It is expected that you are extremely
familiar with a variety of website technologies.