Duration: 4 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
What Will Be Taught For This Redhat Course?
The RHCE Fast Track Course is designed for Senior Linux system administrators who want to validate their competency by earning the RHCSA and RHCE credentials. This is a fast-paced preparation course that combines the RHCSA Fast Track Course (RH199) and System Administration III (RH254) courses, normally eight days of training, into a single four-day course. Building on the students extensive knowledge of command line based Linux Administration, the course moves very quickly through the intermediate and advanced tasks covered by lab based knowledge checks and facilitative discussions. By the end of this course, the senior Linux administrator students will have been exposed to all the intermediate and advanced competencies tested by the RHCSA and RHCE exams. The RHCSA and RHCE exams are included with this course.
Local and remote logins
- Review methods for accessing the system and engaging Red Hat Support.
File system navigation
- Copy, move, create, delete, link, and organize files while working from the Bash shell prompt.
Users and groups
- Manage Linux users and groups and administer local password policies.
- Control access to files and directories using permissions and access control lists (ACLs).
- Manage the SELinux behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.
- Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
Updating software packages
- Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
Creating and mounting file systems
- Create and manage disks, partitions, and filesystems from the command line.
Service management and boot troubleshooting
- Control and monitor system daemons and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process.
- Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
System logging and ntp
- Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
Logical volume management
- Create and manage logical volumes from the command line.
- Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.
Mounting network file systems
- Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount network storage with NFS and SMB.
- Configure a basic firewall.
Virtualization and kickstart
- Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on virtual machines with kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) and libvirt.
Managing IPv6 networking
- Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv6 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
Configuring link aggregation and bridging
- Configure and troubleshoot advanced network interface functionality including bonding, teaming, and local software bridges.
Controlling network port security
- Permit and reject access to network services using advanced SELinux and firewalld filtering techniques.
Managing DNS for Servers
- Set and verify correct DNS records for systems and configure secure-caching DNS.
Configuring E-mail Delivery
- Relay all e-mail sent by the system to a SMTP gateway for central delivery.
Providing block-based storage
- Provide and use networked iSCSI block devices as remote disks.
Providing file-based storage
- Provide NFS exports and SMB file shares to specific systems and users.
Configuring MariaDB databases
- Provide a MariaDB SQL database for use by programs and database administrators.
Providing Apache HTTPD Web Service
- Configure Apache HTTPD to provide Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabled websites and virtual hosts.
Writing Bash scripts
- Write simple shell scripts using Bash.
Bash conditionals and control structures
- Use Bash conditionals and other control structures to write more sophisticated shell commands and scripts.
Configuring the shell environment
- Customize Bash startup and use environment variables, Bash aliases, and Bash functions.
Who Should Attend This Redhat Training?
This course is intended for:
- Experienced Senior Linux system administrators with a minimum of 3 years of Linux experience who want a fast track solution to earn an RHCE certification.
- Experienced Solaris System administrators that have completed the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Solaris Administrators (RH290) course
- This course is not recommended for students who have successfully completed the RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH200). For those students, the Red Hat System Administration III (RH254) course is recommended.
- Students must meet the requirements for attending Red Hat System Administration I, II and III courses
- Students must have the same skill set as an RHCT / RHCSA
- Confirmation of the correct skill-set required for this course can be obtained by passing the online pre-assessment quiz http://www.redhat.com/explore/pre-assessment
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