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Course Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2
  • Course Duration4 Days
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Overview
This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 training course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the administration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system. With a strong emphasis on practical hands on training, this course will teach further essential administrative tasks required to successfully administer a Red Hat Linux system.

Targeted to closely follow the official Red Hat certification curriculum, this course together with the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1 course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification.

In addition, by attending the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 System Administration - Part 1 & Part 2 courses together with the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 3 course, these three courses will enable the attendee to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) qualification.
Prerequisites
    • Delegates should have attended our Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1 course, or have equivalent knowledge.
Certification
This training course will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the official Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification routes.

This course in conjunction with the course Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1 leads to the RHCSA exam and only in conjunction with RHCSA does it lead to RHCE.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Red Hat website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.
Target Audience
    • This Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 course is suitable for anyone who has acquired basic administration skills from attending the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1 course. This will include novice System Administrators, Network administrators, Programmers and other technical IT staff who need to acquire knowledge of the key administration tasks required to administer a Red Hat Linux system.

      This course will teach many of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification followed by the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification. The course assumes knowledge of the Red Hat Linux operating system to the level covered in the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1 course.
Skills Gained
    • Automate a system install using Kickstart
      Search files and output using regular expressions
      Use switch user command
      Use vim to edit text files
      Scheduling tasks to run automatically at predefined times
      Changing the priorities at which process run
      Understand and configure Access Control Lists (ACL's)
      Understand and manage SELinux context types etc
      Be able to connect to a central LDAP for checking identities
      Use the command line to create Partitions, Volume Groups and Logical Volumes
      Extend and decrease Volume Groups and Logical Volumes using the command line
      Extend file systems
      Access a Network File System (NFS) Server
      Configure autofs
      Be capable of mounting SMB (cifs) file systems
      Managing groups, extended file permissions
      Troubleshooting
      Configure a basic firewall
What's included
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • For courses held on our premises, complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits are available. Lunch is not provided, however, there is a wide variety of eateries within a short walk of the centre.
Course Content
    • DAY 1
      Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO VIM
      • Introduction to text file editing using vi/vim
      • Basic commands
      • Copying and moving text
      • Search and replace features
      • Reading and writing from file

      Session 2: SEARCHING TEXT AND USING REGULAR EXPRESSIONS
      • Searching for text in vim
      • Regular Expressions
      • Using grep to search the contents of text files using regular expressions
      • Introduction to using 'sed' using regular expressions.

      Session 3: MANAGING PROCESS PRIORITIES
      • Use of nice and renice commands
      • Foreground and background processing
      • Grouping commands

      Session 4: INSTALLING RED HAT LINUX USING KICKSTART
      • How Kickstart works
      • Sections within a Kickstart configuration file
      • Pre and Post Kickstart processing
      • Creating a Kickstart file
      • Creating the Linux Install Server
      • Differing ways of starting a Kickstart
    • DAY 2
      Session 5: SYSTEM ACCESS CONTROLS
      • Access Control List (ACL's)
      • Authentication policies and User Private Groups
      • Password management using passwd, chage etc
      • Managing user profile files
      • Extended file permissions including suid,sgid
      • Switching to another user
      • Connecting to a centralized administration server

      Session 6: ADDING DISKS, PARTITIONS, LVM VOLUMES AND FILESYSTEMS
      • Creating partitions
      • Creating Volume Groups and Logical Volumes
      • Creating File Systems

      Session 7: FUTHER MANAGEMENT OF LVM's
      • Extending Volumes and LVM file systems
      • LUKS encrypted partitions
      • Creating and Managing Swap space

      Session 8: CONFIGURING A BASIC FIREWALL
      • Limiting network access through a firewall
      • The firewalld program
      • Basic configuration using the GUI interface firewall-config
    • DAY 3
      Session 9: CONFIGURING AND MANAGING SELINUX
      • SELinux
      • Management of SELinux
      • Easy configuration and customisation of SELinux
      • Context types
      • semanage, getsebool, setsebool and chcon commands
      • SELinux log

      Session 10: ACCESSING REMOTE SYSTEMS (NFS & SMB)
      • Configuring client access to an Network Filesystem Server (NFS)
      • Providing CIFS access (SMB)
      • Configuring autofs
      • Configure access from a client to a DNS server

      Session 11: FURTHER SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT
      • The Yellow Dog Update, Modifier Tool (YUM)
      • Creating a YUM repository

      Session 12: SCHEDULING FUTURE TASKS
      • Using 'at' to manage one-off jobs
      • Using the cron system
      • System crontab files
      • Monitoring cron access
      • Controlling access to the 'cron' and 'at' facilities
      • Using anacron
    • DAY 4
      Session 13: DEPLOYING AN FTP AND WEB SERVER
      • The Apache and Tux Web Servers
      • Apache server configuration files
      • Apache Configuration Directives
      • Basic Server Configuration
      • HTTP and SELinux
      • The FTP Service using vsftpd
      • Anonymous FTP

      Session 14: MAINTAINING THE KERNEL
      • Loading and removing modules
      • Updating the Kernel package
      • Using kernel arguments

 

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IT Training Solutions Ltd
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0191 377 8377
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Printed: 21 Apr 19

 

 

 

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