Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) 6.0

Red Hat System Administration is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. This course focuses on essential administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, including installing the operating system, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and performing basic security administration. Early in the course, GUI-based tools will be featured to build upon the students & troubleshoot file systems and partitioning, logical volume management, access control, and package management. After attending Red Hat System Administration I and II, you'll be fully prepared to take the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) exam.
Prerequisites :
Previous operating system administration experience is helpful but not required.
112 Hrs.

Course Outline:

1. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124):

  • Get started with the GNOME graphical desktop.
  • Manage files graphically with Nautilus 
  • Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus. 
  • Access documentation, both locally and online.
  • Configure the date and time, and configure a printer. 
  • Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks.
  • Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes.  
  • Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization. 
  • Manage system software locally and using Red Hat® Network (RHN). 
  • Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques. 
  • Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc. 
  • Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings. 
  • Manage users and groups. 
  • Understand Linux® file system hierarchy and pathnames; manage files from the command line. 
  • Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line. 
  • Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync. 
  • Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops.
  • Manage file system attributes and swap space.
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot. 
  • Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines. 
  • Understand runlevels and manage GRUB. 
  • Deploy an FTP server and a web server. 
  • Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux. 
  • Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered in this course. 

2. Red Hat System Administration II (RH135):

  • Automated installations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux .
  • Create and manage Kickstart configuration files; perform installations using Kickstart. 
  • Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line. 
  • Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim. 
  • Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output. 
  • Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues. 
  • Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions. 
  • Implement LVM and LVM snapshots. 
  • Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs. 
  • Manage user accounts, including password aging. 
  • Connect to a central LDAP directory service. 
  • Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACLs). 
  • Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux Booleans; analyze SELinux logs. 
  • Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files. 
  • Manage services; verify connectivity to a service. 
  • Manage logs with rsyslog and logrotate. 
  • Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes. 
  • List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments. 
  • Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems. 
Designed AdiSoftronics
RHCSA 6.0.