Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) System Administration I

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Course Number: LNX-130

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Red Hat Linux Training Overview

This Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) System Administration I training course teaches attendees the basic working environment of a Linux system and introduces commonly required operations that can be performed by entering commands interactively in a command terminal.  Students also learn how to leverage the functions available in the GNOME Desktop Environment.

This course covers similar topics to Red Hat course 124. Along with Accelebrate's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) System Administration II class, this course is preparation for the RHCSA 8 certification examination.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Programming courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Use RHEL 8 Bash Shell techniques and commands
  • Maintain collections of files
  • Create files using interactive editor utilities
  • Create and execute basic command procedures
  • Communicate with other users
  • Tailor the interactive environment to meet their needs
  • Use basic administrative features to set up a functioning RHEL 8 system

Prerequisites

Students must be proficient in general computing skills but not necessarily experienced with Linux or Unix.

Outline

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Introduction
Get Started with RHEL 8 / Access the Command Line
  • graphical login
  • non-graphical login
  • virtual consoles
  • Unix / Linux standards
  • BASH environment
  • BASH command line format
  • aliases (defining and using)
  • RHEL 8 system messages
  • editing shell command lines
  • keyboard control characters
Configure and Secure SSH - Part 1
  • command line operations - local host
  • command line operations - remote host
Get Help in RHEL 8
  • RHEL 8 help information
  • BASH command help information
  • RHEL 8 package help information
  • RHEL 8 on-line documentation
  • Linux graphical help information
Access Linux Filesystems
  • complete file specification
  • default parts of file specifications
  • directory specifications
  • file specification
  • file characteristics information
  • locating files and directories
Manage Files from the Command Line
  • basic file manipulation commands
  • more file manipulation commands
  • defining and using hard links
  • defining and using symbolic links
  • redirection of input, output, and error information
  • pipelines
Archive and Transfer Files
  • tar
  • gzip and gunzip
  • remote file operations - wget  utility
  • remote file operations - ssh utilities
  • rsync
  • vsftpd package
  • managing vsftpd
Control Access to Files
  • protecting files (chmod, umask)
  • special file attributes (chattr, lsattr)
Create, View, and Edit Text Files
  • file manipulation commands
  • redirecting standard output
  • vim editor (introduction)
  • gedit editor (introduction)
  • nano editor (introduction)
Monitor and Manage Linux Processes
  • user working environment
  • user process characteristics
  • displaying process information (static) - ps
  • displaying process information (dynamic) - top
  • controlling process execution
  • adjusting process priority
  • process monitoring tools
  • cache management
  • process affinity             
Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • installing RHEL 8 system software
  • RHEL 8 directed installation
  • RHEL 8 directed installation - firstboot
Analyze Servers and Get Support
  • RHEL 8 administrative software
  • cockpit
  • RHEL 8 web-based portal
Install and Update Software                                      
  • managing RHEL 8 software packages
  • rpm command usage
  • dnf / yum command usage
  • legacy (non-streamed) package repository setup
  • streamed (AppStream)package repository setup
  • Apache web server configuration
Manage Local Linux Users and Groups
  • user account management
  • /etc/passwd file
  • /etc/group file
  • user account creation
  • environment files
  • password aging
  • PAM
  • account deletion
  • RHEL 8 administrator responsibilities
  • using the root account
Configure and Secure Open SSH Service - Part 2
  • command line operations - remote host - ssh
  • Manage Networking
  • network configuration
  • host configuration
  • gateway configuration
  • maintaining system time via an ntp server
  • maintaining system time via chrony
  • time zone manipulation
Control Services and Daemons
  • RHEL 8 startup configuration
  • systemd target files
  • systemd services
  • systemd actions
  • systemd  startup services
  • boot logging
  • systemd journal logging
Analyze and Store Logs
  • system logging mechanism
  • kernel message logging
  • system logging configuration
  • remote system logging
  • logrotate
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Red Hat Linux training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser and a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.



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