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.