Enterprise Linux 7
Systems Administration Part 2
(RH134 RHCSA equivalent for RedHat, CentOS,
Oracle Enterprise and Scientific Linux
four-day course covers the additional essential
administration features of Enterprise Linux 7
for those who have attended the Part 1
Administration course, or who already have
knowledge and experience to that level. As with
all our other courses, students have exclusive
use of deskside servers, plus additional VMware
hosted virtual machines.
Topics include automated OS install using the
Kickstart mechanism, file system and logical
volume management, scheduled job management,
network file system configuration and
management, configure and manage the SELinux
security features, creating and managing a
firewall based on firewalld, along with a
variety of troubleshooting scenarios.
The course is fairly intensive, but provides
ample time for putting skills into practise.
This course helps with the preparation for
several certifications, but is aimed mainly at
RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
when combined with the Linux Enterprise
Administration Part 1 course. The course is
suitable for any RedHat or rebuild distribution
such as CentOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)
and Scientific Linux.
Our Linux courses are suitable
training for Linux LPI or RedHat
for related courses
of all courses
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
To become proficient in Linux
Enterprise administration to a level required
for the RedHat RHCSA exam.
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INTENSITY: About 40% of
the course is practicals, and 60% lectures
RESOURCE: Each student
will have exclusive use of a fully equipped
Dell server for the duration of the course.
Each student will be provided with a full set
of training notes, and quick reference cards
to assist with file editing and Linux
commands. A full reference for Linux resources
will also be provided in the notes.
Knowledge to a level taught on the Enterprise Linux 7
Administration Part 1 course.
FOLLOW UPS: Enterprise
Linux Adminstration Part 3
for an RHCE-level course. First Alternative
also offers an extensive range of Solaris courses.
PRACTICALS / TAKEAWAYS:
Each student leaves the course with their own
set of training notes for the material
covered; around 120 pages per day of training.
Quick reference sheets are provided as
|Every student who
attends this course will be issued with
a signed certificate of course
completion, which we will be happy to
"authenticate" upon future request.
SOFTWARE VERSIONS: We
currently use CentOS Linux 7.3 which is the
equivalent to RedHat 7, CentOS 7 and
TOPICS COVERED ON THE COURSE
installation with Kickstart
Automate the installation of an Enterprise
Linux system with the Kickstart
Use regular expressions with grep and other
Use regular expressions
that will allow you to search content
within text files.
Regular expressions are recognised by several
utilities including grep, awk and the sed
Editing with vim
section to gain proficiency with
the ubiquitous vim text editor.
Schedule Linux tasks
Submit tasks to
execute at a future time using
cron and at.
Linux process priority
Manage Linux process
kernel packages. List, load and unload
kernel modules. Examine and set kernel
command line arguments.
control lists (ACLs)
Manage file security using POSIX
access control lists using setfacl and
Configure and manage the
Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
features to ensure added security..
Configure systems to use central
identity management services LDAP and
Add local storage devices,
partitions, and file systems to a Linux
Add and detect new disk
storage devices, create partitions, and
EXT4 and XFS file systems.
Create and manage logical
volumes such as RAID1 mirrors using command
Logical Volumes for usage
and disk failures.
file system (NFS)
Access NFS shares from a
remote server, including secure
kerberised NFS shares.
SMB shares using SAMBA
Use the autofs automount service, and
mount command to access SMB
(Microsoft) file systems.
Examine various scenarios which may occur in
boot failure, and see how to fix them.
Enable the firewalld
service and use firewall-cmd
to examine and create/modify firewall
Carry out further practical
exercises to reinforce topics learned during