RH131 : Red Hat Linux System Administration
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The Red Hat Linux System Administration course provides intensive system administration training enabling participates to develop the skills they need to effectively administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Participants learn to properly manage a Linux workstation or server, including installation and configuration of local components and services as well as connections to existing network services. 

Audience
  • IT professionals who install, configure, and/or maintain Linux systems, including virtual machine instances
  • System administrators who have worked on other operating systems and would like to effectively administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Administrators who want to increase their basic Linux administration knowledge

Prerequisites:

  • Red Hat Linux Essentials or equivalent experience such as essential system administration tasks including basic installation, package management, and user management procedures.
Course Prerequisite

The following is an outline of the skills and knowledge represented in the training elements of the Red Hat Linux Systems Administration course.

Note: Technical content subject to change without notice. Significant changes in course content will generally be available in posted outlines at least two months prior to being implemented in scheduled courses, to allow enrolled students adequate prep time. Reload this page regularly to insure up-to-date information.

Unit 1 - Administrative Access

  • Configure and access various consoles directly, remotely with ssh, and with virt-manager.
  • Configure privilege escalation with sudo.

Unit 2 - Package Management

  • Manage software on system using yum, Red Hat Network, and rpm.

Unit 3 - System Services and Security

  • Configure and manage system logging, time synchronization, printers, and task automation.
  • Troubleshoot SELinux.

Unit 4 - System Initialization

  • Define boot process, recover system, and manage service startup.

Unit 5 - Kernel Monitoring and Configuration

  • Explore kernel modules and variants, tune kernel parameters, manage devices, and monitor processes and resources.

Unit 6 - Network Configuration

  • Configure dynamic and static network settings for IPv4 and filter packets.

Unit 7 - Filesystem Administration

  • Review filesystem management concepts, removable media and configure NFS shares with autofs.

Unit 8 - Additional Storage

  • Expand storage by adding new filesystems and swap space.

Unit 9 - User Administration

  • Create, modify and delete users, groups, and policy.
  • Protect users and groups with quotas.

Unit 10 - Filesystems for Group Collaboration

  • Establish collaborative group directories.
  • Protect users and groups with ACLs.

Unit 11 - Centralized User Administration

  • Revisit user administration by connecting to network directory services like NIS and LDAP.

Unit 12 - Software RAID

  • Manage filesystems using Software RAID and recover an array.

Unit 13 - Logical Volume Management

  • Manage filesystems using Logical Volume Management.
  • Resize filesystems and protect them with LVM Snapshots.

Unit 14 - Virtualization and Automated Installation

  • Perform automated installations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Create para-virtualized user domains in Xen.

Unit 15 - Troubleshooting with Rescue Mode

  • Explore troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Utilize the rescue environment of anaconda.
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