Course Description


LINUX PAM ADMINISTRATION is a course run by Study 365, Cavan. It is a 'Online Learning' course . For more information about LINUX PAM ADMINISTRATION at Study 365, please review the details below.


Everything you need to know about Linux PAM, you can develop through this excellent course, the Linux PAM Administration (Pluggable Authentication Modules) course. You will be introduced to PAM in Linux, the background and inner workings and the importance of learning how to configure it. The course is comprehensive and will provide live examples on a live system, making it informative and exciting at the same time to gain a solid grasp of PAM in Linux.

As the #1 operating system, Linux is used for web servers, cloud computing and consumer electronics to name just a few. The course will equip you with the necessary skills and processes to apply your expertise in PAM in Linux. Linux Systems Administrators are in high-demand and qualifying in this course will give you a step up in the right direction.

Linux PAM Administration will provide a complete understanding of how to administer, configure and upgrade a Linux operating system. You can apply your new-found skills in Linux and take on multiple job roles in the IT industry. This is a CPD certified course that will demonstrate to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate.

01: Introduction & Overview
1.1.Linux PAM Administration – Introduction
1.2.Linux PAM Administration – Course overview
02: Lab Setup
2.1.Download and Install VirtualBox
2.2.Creating First Virtual Machine
2.3.Linux Installation
2.4.Linux CentOS8 Installation
03: PAM Administration
3.1.What is PAM
3.2.The Importance of PAM
3.3.The PAM File Configuration Format
3.4.The PAM File Configuration – Module Interface
3.5.Account Access Through PAM
3.6.The PAM Configuration File – Control Flags
3.7.The PAM Configuration File – Modules (SO)
3.8.PAM Aware Services and Stacks

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have an understanding of the background of Linux PAM
  • Learn how to configure Linux PAM
  • Have a clear understanding of the inner workings of PAM
  • Learn how to secure a Linux system

Who is this Course for?

This course is recommended for,

  • Anyone who wants to learn Linux PAM
  • Individuals who want to be fast and efficient in their understanding of Linux
  • Individuals working in IT and want to add a new skillset
  • Linux Systems Administrators
  • IT students

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Linux PAM Administration’ successfully, learners will take an online test with each module being rounded off with multiple-choice questions. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Linux PAM Administration’ Certificate accredited by CPD.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

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Training ProviderStudy 365
Course LocationCavan
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Fee39
Entry RequirementsLearners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. A sound educational background is recommended
Carear PathLinux Systems Administrators - £63,000 (Approximately)
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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Cavan, United Kingdom

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