Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Focused on administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, this course will actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions to ensure maximum skill transfer and retention. In addition, GUI-based tools will be featured to build on the students’ existing technical knowledge, while key command line concepts will be introduced to provide a foundation for students planning to become full-time Linux system administrators. By the end of the five-day course, students will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity, manage physical storage, and perform basic security administration.
- Graphical installation of Linux
- Managing physical storage
- Introduction to the command line
- Learning how to install and configure local components and services
- Establishing network and securing network services
- Managing and securing files
- Administrating users and groups
- Deploying file sharing services
- Microsoft Windows system administrators who need to quickly learn core Red Hat Enterprise Linux proficiencies
- System administrators, network administrators, and other IT professionals who require proficiency performing core tasks in Linux
- Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becoming full-time Linux system administrators
Previous operating system administration experience is helpful but not required.
- Getting Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop;
- Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus;
- Get Help in a Graphical Environment;
- Configure Local Services;
- Manage Physical Storage I;
- Manage Logical Volumes;
- Monitor System Resources;
- Manage System Software;
- Get Started with Bash;
- Get Help in a Textual Environment;
- Establish Network Connectivity;
- Administer Users and Groups;
- Manage Files from the Command Line;
- Secure Linux File Acess;
- Administer Remote Systems;
- Configure General Services;
- Manage Physical Storage II;
- Install Linux Graphically;
- Manage Virtual Machines;
- Control the Boot Process;
- Deploy File Sharing Services;
- Secure Network Services;
- Comprehensive Review.
Getting Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop
- Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit.
Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus
- Manage files graphically and acess remote systems with Nautilus.
Get Help in a Graphical Environment
- Acess documentation, both locally and online.
Configure Local Services
- Configure the date and time and configure a printer.
Manage Physical Storage I
- Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks.
Manage Logical Volumes
- Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes.
Monitor System Resources
- Manage memory and CPU utilization.
Manage System Software
- Manage system software locally and using Red Hat Network (RHN).
Get Started with Bash
- Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques.
Get Help in a Textual Environment
- Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc.
Establish Network Connectivity
- Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings.
Administer Users and Groups
Manage Files from the Command Line
- Understand Linux filesystem hierarchy;
- Manage files from the command line.
Secure Linux File Acess
- Understand Linux file acess mechanisms; manage file acess from the GUI and the command line.
Administer Remote Systems
- Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync.
Configure General Services
- Manage services;
- Configure SSH and remote desktops.
Manage Physical Storage II
- Manage filesystem attributes and swap space.
Install Linux Graphically
- Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot.
Manage Virtual Machines
- Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines.
Control the Boot Process
- Understand runlevels and manage GRUB.
Deploy File Sharing Services
- Deploy an FTP server and a web server.
Secure Network Services
- Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux.
- Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered throughout the course.