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RH124 - Red Hat System Administration I (RH 124)

This course relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux© 7. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux administration experience. The course focuses on providing students with Linux administration "survival skills" by focusing on core administration tasks.

Red Hat System Administration I provides a foundation for students wishing to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise-level tools. These concepts are further developed in the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

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There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous operating system administration experience will be very beneficial.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Access the command line

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

Module 2: Manage files from the command line

Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.

Module 3: Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities.

Module 4: Create, view, and edit text files

Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor.

Module 5: Manage local Linux users and groups

Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies.

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

Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

Module 7: Monitor and manage Linux processes

Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.

Module 8: Control services and daemons

Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd

Module 9: Configure and secure OpenSSH service

Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH

Module 10: Analyze and store logs

Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.

Module 11: Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking

Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Module 12: Archive and copy files between systems

Archive files and copy them from one system to another.

Module 13: Install and update software packages

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

Module 14: Access Linux file systems

Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

Module 15: Use virtualized systems

Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.

Module 16: Comprehensive review

Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course.