Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)
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About this Course
Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 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. System Admin I also 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). Both courses are needed in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam (EX200).
During this course, students will be:
- 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
Access the command line
- Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
Manage files from the command line
- Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.
Getting help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities.
Create, view, and edit text files
- Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor.
Manage local Linux users and groups
- Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies.
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.
Monitor and manage Linux processes
- Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.
Control services and daemons
- Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.
Configure and secure OpenSSH service
- Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH.
Analyze and store logs
- Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking
- Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
Archive and copy files between systems
- Archive files and copy them from one system to another.
Install and update software packages
- Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
Access Linux file systems
- Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
Use virtualized systems
- Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.
- Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course.