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RHCSA - Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator

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Duration: 4 Days

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Course Description

​The RHCSA Fast Track course without the RHCSA exam (RH199) is designed for experienced Linux System Administrators who want to harden their technical skill sets and become accredited with the RHCSA certification. Using a best-of-breed contemporary teaching approach, students will learn to properly manage a Linux workstation and server, including installation and configuration of local components and services as well as connections to existing network services. To successfully navigate this course, students must already have solid Linux command line experience to perform tasks at an accelerated pace. In addition, they should possess the necessary skills to execute common commands, such as cp, grep, sort, mkdir, tar, mkfs, ssh, and yum, and be familiar with accessing man pages for help.

Course Objectives

Course Audience

​This course is for practiced Linux system administrators who currently manage Linux servers at the enterprise level, as well as skilled Linux system administrators who want or are required to demonstrate competencies by earning the RHCSA.

Course Outline

UNIT 1: ESTABLISH NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
  • Objective: Configure, manage, and test static network settings
UNIT 2: ADMINISTER USERS AND GROUPS
  • Objective: Implement password aging and configure an LDAP client
UNIT 3: MONITOR SYSTEM RESOURCES
  • Objective: Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization; manage system logs
UNIT 4: MANAGE SYSTEM SOFTWARE
  • Objective: Install software and query with yum using RHN and a custom repository
UNIT 5: DEPLOY NETWORK SERVICES
  • Objective: Deploy VNC, FTP, and web services and require key authentication with SSH
UNIT 6: SECURE FILESYSTEMS AND NETWORK SERVICES
  • Objective: Restrict file access with ACLs and secure network services with a firewall and SELinux
UNIT 7: MANAGE PHYSICAL STORAGE
  • Objective: Manage encrypted partitions, filesystems, and swap space
UNIT 8: MANAGE LOGICAL VOLUMES
  • Objective: Understand Logical Volume concepts and manage Logical Volumes, including snapshots
UNIT 9: CONTROL THE BOOT PROCESS
  • Objective: Understand runlevels and manage GRUB
UNIT 10: TUNE AND MAINTAIN THE KERNEL
  • Objective: Pass parameters to the kernel and manage kernel modules
UNIT 11: AUTOMATE INSTALLATION WITH KICKSTART
  • Objective: Create kickstart configurations and use them to install Linux
UNIT 12: MANAGE VIRTUAL MACHINES
  • Objective: Deploy and manage KVM virtual machines
UNIT 13: TROUBLESHOOT SYSTEM PROBLEMS
  • Objective: Apply a systematic approach to diagnosing and correcting system failures
UNIT 14: RESEARCH RED HAT RESOURCES
  • Objective: Access Red Hat documentation and services

Course Prerequisites

​Students need to have full-time Linux administration with 1-3 years of experience. Students must also have the following skills: using the Bash shell and managing files and directories from the command line; configuring print queues to local and remote printers; monitoring system resources at a basic level (ps, kill); managing system software (installing and updating packages with yum); establishing network connectivity using DHCP; administering local user and group accounts; managing local, physical storage; and installing Linux graphically on a bare-metal system.

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