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RH199 RHCSA Rapid Track Course

Location Reading
Price ex. VAT 2280 GBP
Start Date 28 October 2019

Course type Specialist
Course code RH199
Duration 4 Days
Special Notices

Please note, from 13thJuly 2015 all delegates booking onto a Red Hat course will need to providetheir unique Red Hat Network ID. Bookings without a Red Hat Network IDwill not be confirmed by Red Hat and may subject to cancellation. Moreinformation available here from RedHat or contact us directly.

Please Note: This course builds on a delegate's existing understanding of command-line based Linux system administration. Delegates should be able to execute common commands using the shell, work with common command options, and access man pages for help. Delegates lacking this knowledge are strongly encouraged to take Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and II (RH134) separately instead.

Target Audience:

Delegates for this class should have 1-3 years of full-time Linux administration experience.

Prerequisites

Delegates attending this course should have basic experience with the following, with minimal dependence on documentation:

  • Linux (some of the course may be review)
  • The bash shell, including job control (&, fg, bg, jobs), shell expansion (command, tilde, globbing, brace, protection from expansion), I/O redirection, and pipes
  • IPv4 networking addressing and routing concepts, TCP/UDP, and ports
  • Navigation of the GNOME 3 interface
  • Editing text files from the command line with vim or other available programs
  • Finding information in man pages and info nodes
  • The concept of file permissions
  • Interactive installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Per-user 'at' and 'cron' jobs
  • Use of archival utilities such as 'tar', 'zip', and compression utilities
  • Absolute and relative paths
  • Finding files with 'find' and 'locate'

Delegates will learn how to

ACCESSING THE COMMAND LINE

Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.

MANAGING FILES FROM THE COMMAND LINE

Work with files from the bash shell prompt.

MANAGING LOCAL LINUX USERS AND GROUPS

Manage Linux users and groups and administer local password policies.

CONTROLLING ACCESS TO FILES WITH LINUX FILE SYSTEM PERMISSIONS

Set access permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

MANAGING SELINUX SECURITY

Use SELinux to manage access to files and interpret and troubleshoot SELinux security effects.

MONITORING AND MANAGING LINUX PROCESSES

Monitor and control processes running on the system.

INSTALLING AND UPDATING SOFTWARE PACKAGES

Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.

CONTROLLING SERVICES AND DAEMONS

Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.

MANAGING RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX NETWORKING

Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

ANALYZING AND STORING LOGS

Locate and interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes

MANAGING STORAGE AND FILE SYSTEMS

Create and use disk partitions, logical volumes, file systems, and swap spaces.

SCHEDULING SYSTEM TASKS

Schedule recurring system tasks using cron and systemd timer units.

MOUNTING NETWORK FILE SYSTEMS

Mount network file system (NFS) exports and server message block (SMB) shares from network file servers.

LIMITING NETWORK COMMUNICATION WITH FIREWALLD

Configure a basic local firewall.

VIRTUALIZATION AND KICKSTART

Manage KVMs and install them with Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart.

Outline

Unit 1 - Establish Network Connectivity

  • Objective: Configure, manage, and test static network settings

Unit 2 - Administer Users and Groups

  • Objective: Implement password aging and configure an LDAP client

Unit 3 - Monitor System Resources

  • Objective: Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization; manage system logs

Unit 4 - Manage System Software

  • Objective: Install software and query with yum using RHN and a custom repository

Unit 5 - Deploy Network Services

  • Objective: Deploy VNC, FTP, and web services and require key authentication with SSH

Unit 6 - Secure Filesystems and Network Services

  • Objective: Restrict file access with ACLs and secure network services with a firewall and SELinux

Unit 7 - Manage Physical Storage

  • Objective: Manage encrypted partitions, filesystems, and swap space

Unit 8 - Manage Logical Volumes

  • Objective: Understand Logical Volume concepts and manage Logical Volumes, including snapshots

Unit 9 - Control the Boot Process

  • Objective: Understand runlevels and manage GRUB

Unit 10 - Tune and Maintain the Kernel

  • Objective: Pass parameters to the kernel and manage kernel modules

Unit 11 - Automate Installation with Kickstart

  • Objective: Create kickstart configurations and use them to install Linux

Unit 12 - Manage Virtual Machines

  • Objective: Deploy and manage KVM virtual machines

Unit 13 - Troubleshoot System Problems

  • Objective: Apply a systematic approach to diagnosing and correcting system failures

Unit 14 - Research Red Hat Resources

  • Objective: Access Red Hat documentation and services

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