Enterprise Linux 7
Systems Administration Rapid Track
(RH199 RHCSA equivalent for RedHat, CentOS,
Oracle Enterprise and Scientific Linux
This five day course covers
essential administration skills including local
storage management; network and network services
configuration; remote access using SSH, VNC,
FTP; web services configuration; firewall and
SELinux management; KVM VM deployment and
management; installing the OS using Kickstart.
It is intended for those who have previous Linux
or UNIX experience and are comfortable using the
command line and editing text files.
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).
The course is suitable for any RedHat or rebuild
distribution such as CentOS, Oracle Enterprise
Linux (OEL) and Scientific Linux.
We use real hardware and virtual machines, with
each attendee having their own dedicated server
throughout the course, plus access to additional
virtual machines on a VMWare Esxi server..
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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.
PREREQUISITES: Experience of
Linux, Solaris or UNIX similar to the level
described in the Introduction to Linux
course. Some previous administration experience
is important. If in doubt call 01636-893673.
FOLLOW UPS: Enterprise
Linux 7 Systems Administration Part 3
RHCE-level course. First Alternative also offers
an extensive range of Solaris
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.
|Every student who attends
this course will be issued with a signed
certificate of course completion, which we
will be happy to "authenticate" upon
|On this course, we hand out
a number of quick reference sheets to each
student on subjects such as vi and Linux
SOFTWARE VERSIONS: We
currently use CentOS Linux 7.3 which is the
equivalent to RedHat 7, CentOS 7 and Scientific
TOPICS COVERED ON THE COURSE
Examine and configure IPv4 network interface
settings. Manage routes. Manage on-demand
Use manual and NetworkManager (GUI)
configuration techniques. Troubleshoot network
problems. Monitor network activity.
and Group management
Create and manage user accounts and groups.
Configure an LDAP client to access remotely
and file management from the command line.
Invoke, monitor and kill processes using the
command line. Work with files and directories.
access to files using permissions
Understand how Linux file/directory
permissions work. Use chmod to modify
resource and Log management, snd scheduling
Schedule regular tasks. Examine and manage
Examine installed software, query software,
install/remove software using rpm and yum.
How yum repositories work. Create a
custom repository. Use RedHat network.
Access remote systems using SSH, VNC
(graphical access), and FTP.
and secure file-sharing services
Configure essential network services,
including firewalld firewall configuration.
Mounting NFS and CIFS (SMB) shares.
Display and manage SELInux facilities such as
booleans and file system contexts.
Debug errors caused by SELinux.
basic disk partitions, EXT and XFS file
Add new disks, create and tune file systems,
mount file systems, and manage swap space.
Creating and managing encrypted file systems.
Implement access control lists (ACLs). Use
setfacl and getfacl.
Logical volume concepts, Create and manage
linear and mirrored logical volumes.
Extending volumes. Using snapshots.
boot process and system services
The systemd process and runlevels. Modifying
systemd unit files. Creating new systemd
The GRUB2 bootloader configuration and
Shutting down the system correctly.
and maintain the kernel
Use kernel parameters. Display and manage
machine creation and management.
Create and manage Kernel Virtual Machines
OS installations with Kickstart
Use kickstart to automate the Linux install
process, including PXE (network) installs.
help in a graphical environment
Access documentation and RedHat services.
Examine documentation and services for other