RH124: Red Hat System Administration v7 Saturday Sessions

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Part 1 of the core system administration tasks needed for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux administration experience. The course focuses on providing delegates with Linux administration 'survival skills' by focusing on core administration tasks. System Admin I also provides a foundation for delegates wishing to become full time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise level tools

Who Should Attend:

IT professionals across a broad range of disciplines who need to perform essential Linux administration tasks including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration.

At Course Completion: Delegates will learn how to

•Introduction to the command line
•Managing physical storage
•Learning how to install and configure software components and services
•Establishing network connections and firewall access
•Monitoring and managing processes
•Managing and securing files
•Administrating users and groups
•Accessing Linux file systems
•Installing and using virtualized systems
•Reviewing the system log files and journal


Module 1: Access the command line

•Accessing  the command line using the local Console
•Accessing  the command line using the desktop
•Executing Commands Using the Bash Shell
•Lab: Access the command line

Module2: Manage files from the command line

•The Linux File System Hierarchy
•Locating Files by Name
•Managing Files Using Command-Line Tools
•Matching Files Names Using Path Name Expansion
•Lab: Managing Files with shell expansion

Module3: Getting help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

•Reading Documentation Using man Command
•Reading Documentation Using pinfo Command
•Reading Documentation in /usr/share/doc
•Getting Help from Red Hat
•Lab: Viewing and Printing help Documentation

Module 4:  Create, view, and edit text files

•Redirecting  Output to a file or program
•Editing Text Files from the Shell Prompt
•Editing Text Files with a graphical editor
•Lab: Viewing and printing help documentation

Module 5: Manage local Linux users and groups

•Users and Groups
•Gaining super user Access
•Managing Local User Account
•Managing Local Group Accounts
•Managing User Passwords
•Lab: Managing Local Linux users and Groups

Module 6: Control access to files with Linux file system permissions

•Linux File System Permissions
•Managing file system permissions from the Command Line
•Managing Default permissions and file access
•Lab: Controlling access to files with Linux file system permissions

Module7: Monitor and manage Linux processes

•Controlling Jobs
•Killing Processes
•Monitoring Process Activity
•Lab: Monitoring and Managing Linux Processes

Module 8: Controlling Services and Daemons

•Identifying Automatically Started System Processes
•Controlling System Services
•Lab: Controlling Services and Daemons

Module 9: Configure and secure OpenSSH service

•Accessing the Remote Command Line with SSH
•Configuring SSH key based Authentication
•Customizing SSH Service configuration
•Lab: Configuring and Securing OpenSSH Service

Module 10: Analyze and store logs

•System log Architecture
•Reviewing Syslog Files
•Reviewing System Journal Entries
•Preserving the System Journal
•Maintain Accurate Time
•Lab: Analyzing and Storing Logs

Module 11: Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking

•Networking Concepts
•Validating Network Configuration
•Configuring Networking with nmcli
•Editing Network Configuration Files
•Configuring Host Names and name resolution
•Lab: Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking

Module 12: Archive and copy files between systems

•Managing Compressed tar Archives
•Copying Files Between system Securely
•Synchronizing Files Between system Securely
•Lab: Archiving and Copying files Between Systems

Module 13: Install and update software packages

•Attaching Systems to Subscriptions for Software Updates
•RPM Software Packages and Yum
•Managing Software Updates with Yum
•Enabling yum Software Repositories
•Examining RPM Package Files
•Lab: Installing and Updating software Packages

Module 14: Access Linux file systems

•Identifying File Systems and Devices
•Mounting and Un mounting File Systems
•Making Links Between  Files
•Locating Files on the System
•Lab: Accessing Linux File Systems

Module 15: Use virtualized systems

•Managing a Local Virtualization Host
•Installing a New Virtual Machine
•Chapter Test: Using Virtualized Systems

Module 16: Comprehensive Review
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