Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) System Administration I

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Course Number: LNX-126

Duration: 5 days (32.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Red Hat Linux Training Overview

This Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) System Administration I training course (along with Accelebrate's Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration II course) teaches attendees the skills tying to the certification objectives in the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

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 command-line tools
  • Install RHEL
  • Use remote administration techniques
  • Manage local storage
  • Implement system monitoring
  • Work with basic user and security
  • Implement administration
  • Connect to a network
  • Deploy FTP and Web servers

Prerequisites

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

Outline

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Introduction
Access the Command Line
  • Components of a Distribution
  • Red Hat Linux Products
  • Logging In
  • Running Programs
  • Interacting with Command Line
  • Desktop Environments
  • GNOME
  • got root?
  • Switching User Contexts
  • sudo
Manage Files From The Command Line
  • Managing Files Graphically
  • Drag and drop with Nautilus
  • Physical Unix File Structure
  • Unix/Linux Filesystem Features
  • Navigating the Filesystem
  • Displaying Directory Contents
  • Directory Manipulation
  • File Manipulation
  • Deleting and Creating Files
  • Filesystem Links
Get Help in a Textual Environment
  • Gathering Login Session Info
  • Red Hat Online Documentation
  • Getting Help Within the Graphical Desktop
  • Gathering System Info
  • Help from Commands and Documentation
  • Getting Help with man & info
Create, View, and Edit Text Files
  • The gedit Text Editor
  • Pico/GNU Nano
  • Pico/Nano Interface
  • Nano configuration
  • Pico/Nano Shortcuts
  • Communication Channels
  • File Redirection
  • Piping Commands Together
  • The Streaming Editor
  • Text Processing with Awk
  • Producing File Statistics
  • Replacing Text Characters
  • Text Sorting
  • Duplicate Removal Utility
  • Extracting Columns of Text
  • Combining Files and Merging Text
  • Comparing File Changes
Manage Local Linux Users and Groups
  • User and Group Concepts
  • User Administration
  • Modifying Accounts
  • Group Administration
  • User Private Group Scheme
  • Password Aging
Control Access to Files With Linux File System Permissions
  • File Ownership
  • File and Directory Permissions
  • SUID and SGID on files
  • SGID and Sticky Bit on Directories
  • Changing File Permissions
Monitor And Manage Linux Processes
  • What is a Process?
  • Process States
  • Viewing Processes
  • System Status CPU
  • System Status Memory
  • Signals
  • Tools to Send Signals
  • Managing Processes
  • Tuning Process Scheduling
Control Services and Daemons
  • init
  • Linux Runlevels Aliases
  • systemd System and Service Manager
  • systemd Targets
  • Using systemd
  • Legacy Support for SysV init
Configure and Secure Openssh Service
  • Secure Shell
  • OpenSSH Client & Server Configuration
  • Accessing Remote Shells
  • Transferring Files
  • Alternative sftp Clients
  • SSH Key Management
  • ssh-agent
Analyzing and Storing Logs
  • System Logging
  • systemd Journal
  • systemd Journal's journalctl
  • Secure Logging with Journal's Log Sealing
  • gnome-system-log
  • Syslog-ng
  • Rsyslog
  • /etc/rsyslog.conf
  • Log Management
  • Log Anomaly Detector
Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking
  • IPv4 Fundamentals
  • TCP/UDP Fundamentals
  • Linux Network Interfaces
  • Ethernet Hardware Tools
  • Network Configuration with ip Command
  • Starting and Stopping Interfaces
  • Configuring Routing Tables
  • IP to MAC Address Mapping with ARP
  • DNS Clients
  • DHCP Clients
  • Continual Time Sync with NTP
  • Network Diagnostics
  • NetworkManager
Archive and Copy Files Between Systems
  • Archives with tar
  • Archives with cpio
  • The gzip Compression Utility
  • The bzip2 Compression Utility
  • The XZ Compression Utility
  • The PKZIP Archiving/Compression format
Install and Update Software Packages
  • Managing Software
  • RPM Features
  • RPM Architecture
  • RPM Package Files
  • Working With RPMs
  • Querying and Verifying with RPM
  • Managing Software Dependencies
  • Using the Yum command
  • YUM package groups
  • Updating the Kernel RPM
  • Dealing With RPM & Yum Digest Changes
  • YUM Repositories
  • YUM Repository Groups
  • Yum Plugins & RHN Subscription Manager
Access Linux File Systems
  • Filesystem Creation
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Managing an XFS Filesystem
  • Persistent Block Devices
  • Filesystem Structures
  • Determining Disk Usage With df and du
  • Filesystem Table (/etc/fstab)
Manage Virtual Machines
  • Introducing libvirt
  • libvirt: Basic Concepts
  • libvirt: Storage Architecture
  • libvirt: Network Architecture
  • libvirt: Graphical Tools
  • libvirt: Command Line Tools
  • virsh: Basics
  • virsh: Common Tasks
  • virt-install
  • Virtual Machine Guest Tools & Drivers
  • libguestfs and guestfish
Comprehensive Review
  • System Administration I
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 with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.



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