Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks: Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures, Providing operational support, Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability, Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration.




Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) equips you with Linux© administration "survival skills" by focusing on foundational Linux concepts and core tasks. You will learn how to apply command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools, starting you on your journey toward becoming a full-time Linux system administrator. This path continues with the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

1 - Getting Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop

  • Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit

2 - Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus

  • Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus

3 - Get Help in a Graphical Environment

  • Access documentation, both locally and online

4 - Configure Local Services

  • Configure the date and time and configure a printer

5 - Manage Physical Storage

  • Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks

6 - Manage Logical Volumes

  • Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes

7 - Monitor System Resources

  • Manage memory and CPU utilization

8 - Manage System Software

  • Manage system software locally and using Red Hat Network (RHN)

9 - Get Started with Bash

  • Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques

10 - Get Help in a Textual Environment

  • Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc

11 - Establish Network Connectivity

  • Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings

12 - Administer Users and Groups

  • Manage users and groups

13 - Manage Files from the Command Line

  • Understand Linux filesystem hierarchy; manage files from the command line

14 - Secure Linux File Access

  • Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line

15 - Administer Remote Systems

  • Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync

16 - Configure General Services

  • Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops

17 - Manage Physical Storage II

  • Manage filesystem attributes and swap space

18 - Install Linux Graphically

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot

19 - Manage Virtual Machines

  • Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines

20 - Control the Boot Process

  • Understand runlevels and manage GRUB

21 - Deploy File Sharing Services

  • Deploy an FTP server and a web server

22 - Secure Network Services

  • Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux

23 - Comprehensive Review

  • Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered throughout the course
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