AUTHORIZED TRAINING

TRAINING ON THE APPLICATION OF ASTRA LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM FAMILY IS CONDUCTED IN AUTHORIZED TRAINING CENTERS

The Astra Linux Certificate is awarded to trainees after training course completion

Specialists of learning center developped programs for users of different qualification levels

ASTRA LINUX for users

Course 1. ASTRA LINUX for ALSE-1601 users (2 days)

For whom this course is intended: This course is designed for Linux OS users. It will be beneficial to those Linux OS users who have just started working with Linux OS or who change over from Windows to Linux. The course could also be interesting for those who change over from any Linux distribution package to Astra Linux OS.
The course considers Astra Linux Common Edition and Astra Linux Special Edition.

Preliminary training: Basic computer skills in any operating system.

Course format: face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 2 days / 16 academic hours.

Training outcome: at the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  • understand the fundamental basis of Astra Linux OS;
  • work in the Fly Astra Linux graphics environment;
  • know the operation aspects of Astra Linux Special Edition;
  • understand the principal difference between LibreOffice and MS Office;
  • edit and save documents in LibreOffice;
  • know the basic principles of information security;
  • understand the difference between discretionary and mandatory control.

Module 1: Introduction to Astra Linux.

  1. Linux history.
  2. Linux distribution packages.
  3. Astra Linux versions and releases.
  4. Astra Linux features and advantages.

Module 2: Main operating modes and configurations of Astra Linux.

  1. Logging into the system.
  2. Fly desktop.
  3. Types of sessions, sessions switching-over.
  4. File manager.
  5. System shut-down.
  6. Network operation tools.
  7. Custom settings.
  8. System settings.

Module 3: Applications, removable data storage devices and printing in Astra Linux.

  1. Office applications:
  2. LibreOffice Office suite for working with documents:

    • text editor WRITER (Formats: .odg, .doc (97/XP/2000/2003), .docx (2007-2013), .rtf, .pdf);
    • table editor CALC (Formats: .ods, .xls (97/XP/2000/2003), .xlsx (2007-2013), .dbf, .csv);
    • presentation editor IMPRESS (Formats: .odp, .ppt (97/XP/2000/2003), .pptx (2007-2013), .pps);
    • vector editor DRAW (Formats: .odg, .vsd (Visio), .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp, .tif, tiff, .eps)).
  3. Applications for working with graphs (GIMP, EasyPaint, Inkscape, working with images (fly-image), optical character recognition (fly-ocr), scanning (fly-scan), snapshot (fly-snapshot), photocameras (fly-photocamera)).
  4. Applications for working with multimedia (VLC Media Pleer, QasMixer, Audacity, Clementine, guvcview, video recording, disk recording,audio recording).
  5. Document marking.
  6. Removable data storage devices mounting.
  7. Media data integrity control.
  8. Network operation tools: Firefox, Thunderbird, Psi.
  9. Events logging.
  10. Work with GIS.

Module 4: Information security in Astra Linux.

  1. Information protection tools (IPT).
  2. Discretionary access control. Access control lists (ACL).
  3. Mandatory integrity control. Non-hierarchical integrity levels.
  4. Mandatory access control, hierarchical and non-hierarchical categories.

Course 2. ASTRA LINUX. Basic Administration ALSE-1602 (3 days)

For whom this course is intended: This course is designed for system administrator beginners or for those who are only planning to try themselves in this profession.
The course considers Astra Linux Common Edition and Astra Linux Special Edition.

Preliminary training: Understanding of operating systems principles.

Course format: face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 3 days / 24 academic hours..

Training outcome: at the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  • use the main system administration commands;
  • install the OS and understand peculiarities of OS installation;
  • manage users and groups;
  • manage the services start;
  • use the monitoring system facilities;
  • plan and execute tasks on schedule;
  • connect remotely to the system for administration in command line.

  1. Introduction to Astra Linux operating system family.
  2. Installation and configuration of Astra Linux operating system.
  3. Command line basics of Astra Linux operating system.
  4. Central concepts of files, file types in Linux.
  5. Discretionary access control.
  1. Users and groups administration.
  2. Processes in Linux.
  3. Task planners and automation.
  4. File-archiving and remote transmission executing.
  5. Use of SSH.

COURSE 3. ASTRA LINUX. EXTENDED ADMINISTRATION ALSE-1603 (4 DAYS)

For whom this course is intended: The course will be beneficial to system administrators, both to beginners and to those who are planning to change over from any Linux-like system to Astra Linux OS.
The course considers Astra Linux Common Edition and Astra Linux Special Edition.

Preliminary training: Successful completion of the course "Astra Linux Special Edition. Basic administration ALSE-1602" or equivalent training.

Course format: face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 4 days / 32 academic hours.

Training outcome: at the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  • create and manage the Astra Linux file system;
  • understand the OS loading process;
  • receive help information on any emerging problem;
  • install, update, search and remove packages;
  • change the Astra Linux OS loader settings;
  • create and manage logical volumes (LVM);
  • encrypt disks and logical volumes;
  • change the user authentication process;
  • understand and set the mandatory policy;
  • set the Astra Linux repository;
  • find OS problems and restore the system.

  1. Astra Linux file system. Symbolic and hard links.
  2. Logical volumes and file systems. Inode.
  3. Links. Use of removable storage drives. Data archiving and compression.
  4. Astra Linux LVM file system.
  5. Software and package management. Astra Linux repository, local repository creation.
  6. Configuration of third-party repositories. Installation of additional packages. Installation of software from source codes.
  7. Astra Linux OS loading process.
  8. OS core. Core modules management.
  9. Device management.
  1. Network connection configuration.
  2. System logging. Rsyslog service.
  3. Performance analysis and system monitoring. Zabbix monitoring graphic system.
  4. Swap setting.
  5. ACL (Access Control List).
  6. User identification and authentication in Astra Linux Special Edition.
  7. Troubleshooting and system restore after failures.
  8. Information protection tools (IPT). Principal tools for access level control.

COURSE 4. ASTRA LINUX. NETWORK ADMINISTRATION. ALSE-1604 (4 DAYS)

For whom this course is intended: The course will be beneficial to system administrators, both to beginners and to those who are planning to transfer servers to Astra Linux operating system.
The course considers Astra Linux Common Edition and Astra Linux Special Edition.

Preliminary training: Successful completion of the course "Astra Linux Special Edition. Extended administration ALSE-1603" or equivalent training

Course format: face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 4 days / 32 academic hours.

Training outcome: at the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  • deploy an enterprise network;
  • deploy the DHCP, DNS, NTP network services;
  • deploy the NFS, FTP, CIFS file services;
  • configure an enterprise network;
  • configure a Proxy server;
  • install and configure an enterprise web-server;
  • create a system backup and restore the system from the backup created earlier;
  • create a common user environment using  ALD;
  • install Astra Linux OS over network.

  1. Main services within the framework of enterprise. Server preparation for further configuration (LAN deployment within the framework of enterprise, network infrastructure configuration).
  2. DHCP service.
  3. DNS service.
  4. Proxy server (Squid) configuration.
  5. Exact time service (NTP) configuration.
  6. Web-server configuration.
  7. Email server configuration.
  1. File transfer protocol (FTP).
  2. File services NFS, CIFS.
  3. Connection, configuration and use of LAN resources.
  4. Astra Linux OS network installation. Astra Linux OS automated installation.
  5. Operating system backup and restore.
  6. Сreation of common user network environment using  Astra Linux Directory.
  7. Centralized configuration management.

COURSE 5. ASTRA LINUX. SPECIAL COURSE. ALSE-1605 (5 DAYS)

To whom this course is intended: The course will be beneficial to security administrators and system administrators who must ensure network infrastructure security in Astra Linux Special Edition OS and who plan to master the related profession of information security specialist.
The course considers Astra Linux Common Edition and Astra Linux Special Edition.

Preliminary training: Successful completion of the course "Astra Linux Special Edition. Enhanced administration ALSE-1603" or equivalent training.

Course format: : face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 5 days / 40 academic hours.

Training outcome: at the end of this course the participants should be able to:

  • get knowledge of the Guidance documents of the Federal Service of Technical and Export Control and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation;
  • understand the principles of  mandatory integrity control and of mandatory access control;
  • configure local security policies;
  • configure user and group accounts;
  • configure mandatory access control;
  • configure the OS auditing;
  • configure

  1. Concepts applied in computer security theory. Formal models and modern OS security modeling.
  2. Guidance documents of the Federal Service of Technical and Export Control and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation regulating the information security requirements for general purpose OS.
  3. Configuration parameters for local security policy of special purpose OS. Work with user and group accounts.
  4. Mandatory integrity control in special purpose OS. Implementation of mandatory integrity control in file system.
  5. Mandatory access control in special purpose OS. Implementation of mandatory access control in file system.
  6. Auditing subsystem configuration in special purpose OS.
  1. Implementation of closed software environment. Security subsystem integrity check.
  2. Use of information cryptographic protection tools for working with GIS (geographic information systems).
  3. Mandatory control of access to DBMS PostgreSQL.
  4. Astra Linux Directory service configuration.
  5. Integration with MS Active Directory Free IPA and Samba DC.
  6. Virtualization tools.

COURSE FOR INSTRUCTORS.

ASTRA LINUX SPECIAL EDITION. COURSE FOR TEACHERS. ALSE-1607

To whom this course is intended: The course is intended for instructors planning to conduct Astra Linux training classes.

Preliminary training: basic skills of working with any operating system.

Course format: face-to-face or webinar.

Course duration: 5 -10 days depending on study mode / 40 academic hours.

Module 1: Astra Linux infrastructure.

  • Astra Linux development history.
  • Astra Linux OS information resources.
  • Additional packages and repositories for Astra Linux.

Module 2: General information on Astra Linux OS .

  • Product line.
  • OS versions.
  • Virtualization control system and other software products.
  • License policy.
  • Technical support.
  • Training policy.

Module 3: Basic working in Astra Linux OS.

  • Login. General information on working in the Fly graphics environment.
  • Installation and configuration of Astra Linux operating system.
  • Command line basics of Astra Linux operating system.
  • Central concepts of files, file types in Linux.
  • File-archiving.

Module 4: Discretionary access control.

  • Discretionary access control.
  • Users and groups administration.
  • ACL (Access Control List).

Module 5: Processes in Astra Linux OS.

  • Processes in Linux.
  • Task planners and automation.

Module 6: Astra Linux software packages management

  • Software and package management. Astra Linux repository, local repository creation.
  • Configuration of third-party repositories. Installation of additional packages. Installation of software from source codes.

Module 7: System monitoring.

  • System logging. Rsyslog service.
  • Performance analysis and system monitoring.
  • Zabbix monitoring graphic system.

Module 8: Astra Linux OS loading process.

  • Astra Linux operating system loading process.
  • OS core. Core modules management.
  • Device management.
  • Troubleshooting and system restore after failures.

Module 9: Astra Linux file system.

  • Astra Linux file system. Symbolic and hard links.
  • Logical volumes and file systems. Inode.
  • Links. Use of removable storage drives. Data archiving and compression.
  • Astra Linux LVM file system.
  • LUKS encryption.
  • Swap setting.

Module 10: Networking.

  • Network connection configuration.
  • Use of SSH.

Module 11: Astra Linux OS security.

  • User identification and authentication in Astra Linux Special Edition.
  • Guidance documents of the Federal Service of Technical and Export Control and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation regulating the information security requirements for general purpose OS.
  • Information protection tools (IPT). Principal toolkit for access level control.
  • Mandatory integrity control in special purpose OS. Implementation of mandatory integrity control in file system.
  • Mandatory access control in special purpose OS. Implementation of mandatory access control in file system.
  • Auditing subsystem configuration in special purpose OS.

Module 12: Astra Linux OS services.

  • Main services within the framework of enterprise.
  • Configuration specifics of services: DHCP, DNS, Squid, NTP, FTP, NFS, CIFS.
  • General information on web-server and email server configuration.
  • Astra Linux OS network installation. Astra Linux OS automated installation.
  • Operating system backup and restore.
  • Creation of common user network environment using Astra Linux Directory. General information on integration with MS Active Directory Free IPA and Sama DC.
  • Centralized configuration management.

Module 13: Further information on Astra Linux OS.

  • Practices for migration.
  • Comparison between Astra Linux Special Edition and other protected operating systems.