This course relates to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux administration experience. The course focuses on providing students with Linux administration "survival skills" by focusing on core administration tasks.
Red Hat System Administration I provides a foundation for students wishing to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise-level tools. These concepts are further developed in the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).
This course covers the following;
• Introduction to the command line
• Managing physical storage
• Learning how to install and configure software components and services
• Establishing network connections and firewall access
• Monitoring and managing processes
• Managing and securing files
• Administrating users and groups
• Accessing Linux file systems
• Installing and using virtualized systems
• Reviewing the system log files and journal
There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous operating system administration experience will be very beneficial.
Upon succesful completion of this course, you will be able to;
1. Access the command line
-Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
2. Manage files from the command line
- Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.
3 Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4. Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities.
5.Create, view, and edit text files
- Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor.
6. Manage local Linux users and groups
- Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies.
7. Control access to files with Linux file system permissions
- Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
8. Monitor and manage Linux processes
- Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.
9. Control services and daemons
- Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systems
10. Configure and secure OpenSSH service
- Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH
11. Analyze and store logs
- Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
13. Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking
- Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
15. Archive and copy files between systems
- Archive files and copy them from one system to another.
16. Install and update software packages
- Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
17. Access Linux file systems
- Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
18. Use virtualized systems
- Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.
19. Comprehensive review
- Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course.
Proceed with Red Hat System Administration II (RH134). There are no exams at this level.