Course Code: RH124; Instructor-led
This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:
- Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
- Providing operational support
- Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
- Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration
- Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are expected.
- Take our free assessment to gauge whether this offering is the best fit for your skills.
This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.
This course is intended to develop the skills needed for basic administration and configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This course introduces key command line concepts and enterprise-level tools, laying the foundation for the rapid deployment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The curriculum also introduces the basic administration skills needed for resolving configuration issues and integrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with other existing environments.
This offering lays the foundation for secure user and group administration and develops skills that allow administrators to use available storage solutions more efficiently and securely. This course is the first of a two-part series that turns a computer professional who knows nothing about Linux into a fully capable Linux administrator.
As a result of attending this course, you should be able to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration.
You should be able to demonstrate these skills:
- Access the command line
- Manage files from command line
- Create, view, and edit text files
- Manage local users and groups
- Monitor and manage Linux processes
- Control services and daemons
- Control access to files with file system permissions
- Analyze and store log files
- Configure and secure the OpenSSH service
- Install and update software packages
- Access Linux file systems
- Manage Linux networking
Describe and define open source, Linux distributions, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Log into a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files while working from the bash shell.
Resolve problems by using local help systems.
Manage text files from command output or in a text editor.
Create, manage, and delete local users and groups, as well as administer local password policies.
Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.
Configure secure command line service on remote systems, using OpenSSH.
Locate and accurately interpret logs of system events for troubleshooting purposes.
Configure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.
Archive and copy files from one system to another.
Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
Access, inspect, and use existing file systems on storage attached to a Linux server.
Investigate and resolve issues in the web-based management interface, getting support from Red Hat to help solve problems.
Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on exercises.