RedHat System Administration (RHCSA)
System Administration Introducation
This course is specifically designed for students who have completed Red Hat System Administration I (RH124).
Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux Administrator and to validate those skills via the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam.
This course goes deeper into enterprise Linux administration including filesystems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting.
Topics In RedHat System Administration II
- Automating Installation with Kickstart
- Using Regular Expressions with grep
- Creating and Editing Text Files with
- Scheduling Future Linux Tasks
- Managing Priority of Linux Processes
- Adding Disks, Partitions, and File Systems to a Linux System
- Controlling Access to Files with Access Control Lists (ACLs)
- Managing SELinux Security
- Connecting to Network-defined Users and Groups
- Managing Logical Volume Management (LVM) Storage
- Accessing Network Storage with Network File System (NFS)
- Accessing Network Storage with SMB
- Controlling and Troubleshooting the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Boot Process
- Limiting Network Communication with firewalld
- Comprehensive Review of System Administration II
Outline Of This Course:
Explain Kickstart concepts and architecture.
Create a Kickstart configuration file.
Create regular expressions to match text patterns.
Use grep to locate content in files.
Explain the three main modes of vim.
Open, edit, and save text files.
Use editor shortcuts.
Schedule one-time tasks with at.
Schedule recurring jobs with cron.
Schedule recurring system jobs.
Manage temporary files.
Describe nice levels.
Set nice levels on new and existing processes.
Describe POSIX access control lists.
Manage POSIX access control lists.
Explain the basics of SELinux permissions.
Change SELinux modes with setenforce.
Change file contexts with semanage and restorecon.
Manage SELinux booleans with setsebool.
Examine logs and use sealert to troubleshoot SELinux violations.
Use centralized identity management services.
Configure the LDAP client using GUI and CLI
Manage simple partitions and file systems.
Manage swap space.
Describe logical volume management components and concepts.
Manage logical volumes.
Extend logical volumes.
Mount, access, and unmount network storage with NFS.
Automount and access network storage with NFS.
Mount, automount, and unmount SMB file systems.
Describe the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process.
Repair common boot issues.
Repair file system issues at boot.
Repair boot loader problems.
Configure a basic firewall using firewalld, firewall-config, and firewall-cmd.
Review the course chapters to reinforce knowledge and skills.