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Red Hat Linux - System Administration II (RH134VT)

Duration: 5 days
Course Price: $2,900

A follow-up course for students that have completed Red Hat® System Administration I (RH124), Red Hat System Administration II Virtual (RH134VT) is designed for IT professionals working to become full-time enterprise Linux® system administrators. Building on the foundation of command-line skills covered in System Administration I, students will dive deeper into Red Hat Enterprise Linux to broaden their toolkits of administration skills. By the end of this course, students will be able to administer and troubleshoot file systems and partitioning, logical volume management, access control, and package management. Students who attend Red Hat System Administration I and II will be fully prepared to take the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) exam.

Note: This course is intended to be taken following Red Hat System Administration I and does not cover all RHCSA exam tasks. Students with solid Linux command-line skills seeking to take only one course before attempting the RHCSA exam should consider the RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH200).

Course content summary
  • Network configuration and troubleshooting
  • Managing file systems and logical volumes
  • Controlling user and file access
  • Installing and managing services and processes
  • Essential command-line operations
  • Troubleshooting file systems and partitioning
  • LVM, access control, and package management

A follow-up course for students that have completed Red Hat® System Administration I (RH124), Red Hat System Administration II Virtual (RH134VT) is designed for IT professionals working to become full-time enterprise Linux® system administrators. Building on the foundation of command-line skills covered in System Administration I, students will dive deeper into Red Hat Enterprise Linux to broaden their toolkits of administration skills. By the end of this course, students will be able to administer and troubleshoot file systems and partitioning, logical volume management, access control, and package management. Students who attend Red Hat System Administration I and II will be fully prepared to take the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) exam.

Note: This course is intended to be taken following Red Hat System Administration I and does not cover all RHCSA exam tasks. Students with solid Linux command-line skills seeking to take only one course before attempting the RHCSA exam should consider the RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH200).

Course content summary
  • Network configuration and troubleshooting
  • Managing file systems and logical volumes
  • Controlling user and file access
  • Installing and managing services and processes
  • Essential command-line operations
  • Troubleshooting file systems and partitioning
  • LVM, access control, and package management

Automated installations of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Objective: Create and manage kickstart configuration files; perform installations using kickstart.

Accessing the command line
Objective: Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.

Intermediate command-line tools
Objective: Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.

Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection
Objective: Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.

Network configuration and troubleshooting
Objective: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.

Managing simple partitions and file systems
Objective: Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.

Managing flexible storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
Objective: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.

Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS
Objective: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.

Managing user accounts
Objective: Manage user accounts, including password aging.

Network user accounts with LDAP
Objective: Connect to a central LDAP directory service.

Controlling access to files
Objective: Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).

Managing SELinux
Objective: Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs.

Installing and managing software
Objective: Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.

Managing installed services
Objective: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.

Analyzing and storing logs
Objective: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate.

Managing processes
Objective: Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.

Tuning and maintaining the kernel
Objective: List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.

System recovery techniques
Objective: Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.

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