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


Course Number: LNX-132

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 II training course teaches attendees the commands and methods needed to set up and manage a RHEL 8 system using a problem-solving approach with advanced topics for long-term management. 

This course is comparable to Red Hat course 134. Along with Accelebrate's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) System Administration I 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 courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Install, update, and boot the RHEL 8 operating system
  • Set up user accounts and directories
  • Perform backups for integrity and performance
  • Monitor the system for performance and do basic setup of network software and capabilities

Prerequisites

Students should have taken Accelebrate's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) System Administration I training course, or have the equivalent experience. 

Outline

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Introduction
Improve Command Line Productivity
  • vim editor
  • invoking vim
  • .vimrc file
  • key vim features
  • advanced vim features
  • gvim
  • using command aliases and shell scripts
Using Regular Expressions with grep
  • regular expressions
Schedule Future Tasks
  • submitting a batch job with at
  • batch job logging with at
  • submitting a batch job with crontab
  • crontab file entry layout
  • uses of crontab entries
  • system level periodic processing via crond
  • periodic processing via a systemd timer
Control Access to Files with ACLs
  • special file attributes (SUID, SGID, STICKY)
  • special directory attributes (SGID, STICKY)
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • default directory access control lists (dACLs)
Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (with kickstart)
  • building a kickstart File
  • initiating Installation via a kickstart File
  • upgrading Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • KVM virtual machine requirements
  • KVM virtual machine creation
Control the Boot Process
  • RHEL 8 system initialization sequence
  • Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB 2)
  • Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB 2) - components
  • Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB 2) - variables
  • Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB 2) - menuentries
  • RHEL 8 server single user mode
  • RHEL reset forgotten root password
  • kernel boot parameters
  • shutdown
  • install rescue mode
Maintain Basic Storage
  • disk device and partition operations
  • disk device information
  • MBR partition table concepts
  • GPT partition table concepts
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 system (boot) disk
  • MBR partition operations
  • GPT partition operations
  • file system operations
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 ext* file system layout
  • ext4 filesystem
  • superblock backup areas
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 xfs file system layout
  • xfs filesystem
  • unmounting filesystems
  • swapping and paging spaces
  • encrypted filesystems
  • changes to /tmp
Manage Logical Volumes
  • logical volume management concepts
  • logical volume management utilities
  • using the logical volume manager
  • physical volumes
  • volume groups
  • logical volumes
  • logical volume mirroring
  • logical volume backup
  • using logical volumes as swap space
Implement Advanced Storage Features
  • Stratis volume management concepts
  • using Stratis as a volume managing filesystem
  • Stratis volume management commands
  • using Stratis
  • VDO volume management concepts
  • using VDO as for volume compression
  • VDO volume management commands
  • using VDO
Manage Network Security
  • service specific access control
  • firewalld components
  • firewall interface - firewall-cmd
  • firewall interface - cockpit
  • iptables firewall
Access Network-Attached Storage
  • Network File System concepts
  • Network File System configuration
  • setting up the Network File System
  • starting up the Network File System
  • using the Network File System
  • Automounter - direct / indirect maps
Manage SELinux Security
  • SELinux concepts
  • SELinux files and utilities
Tune System Performance
  • Overview of performance management
  • Utilities for performance monitoring
  • Changing system and kernel parameters
  • Using tuned to define performance profiles
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Red Hat Linux training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Accelebrate will provide an environment in the cloud for each participant.  To connect, students will need Internet access, a modern web browser (ideally Google Chrome), and an SSH client. If cloud connectivity is not possible, please let us know and we can discuss a local setup option, if available.



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