Red Hat Linux Administration I (RHEL 8)

Preference Dates Timing Location Registration Fees
Classroom Training (In-Person) 5 - 9 December 2021 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dubai Knowledge Park 1975 USD
Classroom Training (In-Person) 19 - 23 December 2021 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dubai Knowledge Park 1975 USD

Course Description

Taste of Training

Red Hat Linux Administration I (RHEL 8) course is designed for IT professionals with little or no prior experience in Red Hat Linux administration.  This course will provide you the essential skills required to successfully administer RHEL 8, including physical or virtual RHEL 8 installation, preforming Linux administration with the command line,  managing users, groups and processes, configuring the network, managing physical and logical storage, securing and troubleshooting your server, managing and running Linux containers.  The participants will be able to apply all these skills through practical labs and real-world case studies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 environment.

Furthermore, this course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

Module 1: Understand and use essential tools
  • Access a shell prompt and issue commands with correct syntax
  • Use input-output redirection (>, >>, |, 2>, etc.)
  • Use grep and regular expressions to analyze text
  • Access remote systems using SSH
  • Log in and switch users in multiuser targets
  • Archive, compress, unpack, and uncompress files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2
  • Create and edit text files
  • Create, delete, copy, and move files and directories
  • Create hard and soft links
  • List, set, and change standard ugo/rwx permissions
  • Locate, read, and use system documentation including man, info, and files in /usr/share/doc
  • Module 2: Create simple shell scripts
  • Conditionally execute code (use of: if, test, [], etc.)
  • Use Looping constructs (for, etc.) to process file, command line input
  • Process script inputs ($1, $2, etc.)
  • Processing output of shell commands within a script
  • Processing shell command exit codes
  • Module 3: Operate running systems
  • Boot, reboot, and shut down a system normally
  • Boot systems into different targets manually
  • Interrupt the boot process in order to gain access to a system
  • Identify CPU/memory intensive processes and kill processes
  • Adjust process scheduling
  • Manage tuning profiles
  • Locate and interpret system log files and journals
  • Preserve system journals
  • Start, stop, and check the status of network services
  • Securely transfer files between systems
  • Module 4: Configure local storage
  • List, create, delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks
  • Create and remove physical volumes
  • Assign physical volumes to volume groups
  • Create and delete logical volumes
  • Configure systems to mount file systems at boot by universally unique ID (UUID) or label
  • Add new partitions and logical volumes, and swap to a system non-destructively
  • Module 5: Create and configure file systems
  • Create, mount, unmount, and use vfat, ext4, and xfs file systems
  • Mount and unmount network file systems using NFS
  • Extend existing logical volumes
  • Create and configure set-GID directories for collaboration
  • Configure disk compression
  • Manage layered storage
  • Diagnose and correct file permission problems
  • Module 6: Deploy, configure, and maintain systems
  • Schedule tasks using at and cron
  • Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot
  • Configure systems to boot into a specific target automatically
  • Configure time service clients
  • Install and update software packages from Red Hat Network, a remote repository, or from the local file system
  • Work with package module streams
  • Modify the system bootloader
  • Module 7: Manage basic networking
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • Configure hostname resolution
  • Configure network services to start automatically at boot
  • Restrict network access using firewall-cmd/firewall
  • Module 8: Manage users and groups
  • Create, delete, and modify local user accounts
  • Change passwords and adjust password aging for local user accounts
  • Create, delete, and modify local groups and group memberships
  • Configure superuser access
  • Module 9: Manage security
  • Configure firewall settings using firewall-cmd/firewalld
  • Create and use file access control lists
  • Configure key-based authentication for SSH
  • Set enforcing and permissive modes for SELinux
  • List and identify SELinux file and process context
  • Restore default file contexts
  • Use boolean settings to modify system SELinux settings
  • Diagnose and address routine SELinux policy violations
  • Module 10: Manage containers
  • Find and retrieve container images from a remote registry
  • Inspect container images
  • Perform container management using commands such as podman and skopeo
  • Perform basic container management such as running, starting, stopping, and listing running containers
  • Run a service inside a container
  • Configure a container to start automatically as a systemd service
  • Attach persistent storage to a container
  • This course is designed for Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Certification (RHCSA).

    There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, basic experience in the administration of other operating systems will be helpful.

    The participants who have successfully completed this course are eligible to take our Red Hat Linux Administration II (RHEL 8) training.