Advanced Certificate in System Administration-MCSA and RHCSA

NIBM Programmes


Colombo /
NIBM Programmes




Part Time


06 Months


  • 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.


  • Colombo – 21st March 2021

Course structure and modules

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 Computer 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

Programme Fees

  • LKR 120,000 + LKR 1,000 (registration fee)

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