Unit 5 Assignment: Troubleshooting an Infrastructure Service
No matter how good the operating system is there are going to be times when the services that the infrastructure depends upon like Networking, DHCP, DNS. Apache web server and the other vital services just stop working for various reasons. It these times that administrators want to pull their hair out.
This course has asked you to do some research on the how these vital services work and to make sure they continue to work every day. This assignment will look at when these things do not work effectively and to discover how resolve these issues.
Directions: For this assignment, you will be asked to choose a Linux Infrastructure service and write a step by step troubleshooting guide to resolve potential issues with your service. The requirement is that you should include as part of your research how to use the log files to help in this troubleshooting of your service. You will visit https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-troubleshoot-common-site-issues-on-a-linux-server (Links to an external site.) and compile a handout of methods of troubleshooting applications.
Write a one-page report in the form of a handout in which you describe the steps that you would use to troubleshoot your service. You may need to search the public web using a search engine like Google or Bing to find description of the commands. Cite any sources you use in APA format; this includes sources for any screenshots that are not your own.