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Enterprise Linux 7 System Administration Part 1 (RHCSA Part 1)

Course code: L1207

5 days £2,300.00
+ VAT

Essential 5 day hands on command line and administration skills for RedHat 7 and associated distributions such as CentOS, Scientific and Oracle Linux.

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Who Should Attend?

Those wishing to become proficient in day-to-day management of Linux 7 servers, and aspiring to achieve the RedHat RHCSA exam. The follow-on Part 2 course is required to complete the RHCSA training.

Prerequisites

None, but keyboard skill and some previous system administration experience would be helpful.

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Course Contents

Essential 5 day hands on command line and administration skills for RedHat 7 and associated distributions such as CentOS, Scientific and Oracle Linux.


It is intended for those who have little or no previous Linux or UNIX experience.


Structured, hands on training to ensure delegates have ample time for putting skills into practice. Designed as preparation for several certifications, but primary certification focus is RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) when combined with the Enterprise Linux 7 Administration Part 2 course. The course is suitable for any RedHat or rebuild distribution such as CentOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) and Scientific Linux.

 

Duration and Level

5 Days duration, administrator beginner level, intended for those who have some previous computer experience.

 

Objectives; on course completion delegates will be able to:

  • Access the command line, manage files and directories, and use the graphical interface with utilities such a gedit to edit text files.
  • Manage network and network services configuration, including basic firewall rules.
  • Perform user, password and group administration.
  • List and change file permissions from the command line.
  • Configure and manage system logging,
  • Install, remove and query software packages using rpm and yum. Use yum repositories.
  • Understand the basic use of the SELinux security layer.
  • Archive files and copy files to remote systems with Secure Shell and VSFTP.
  • Examine local disk storage, view EXT and XFS file systems, and manage basic logical volumes.
  • Perform simple kernel management functions.
  • Manage systemd services using tools such as systemctl.
  • Create and manage Kernel Virtual machines and install Linux 7 interactively.

 

Command line

Use Linux commands and interact with the Linux BASH shell.

 

Graphical Desktop

Use graphical tools including the gedit text editor, the File Manager and graphical administration tools.

 

Network configuration

Examine and configure IPv4 network interface settings. Manage routes. Manage on-demand services.

Use manual and NetworkManager (GUI) configuration techniques. Troubleshoot network problems. Monitor network activity.

 

User and Group management

Create and manage user accounts and groups. Configure an LDAP client to access remotely stored accounts.

 

Process and file management from the command line.

Invoke, monitor and kill processes using the command line. Work with files and directories. Archive files.

 

Controlling access to files using permissions settings.

Understand how Linux file/directory permissions work. Use chmod to modify permissions.

 

System Log management

Examine and manage system logs.

 

Software package management

Examine installed software, query software, install/remove software using rpm and yum.

 

Access remote systems

Access remote systems using SSH, SCP and rsync. Copy files to remote systems.

 

 Examine basic disk partitions, EXT and XFS file systems

 Examine and mount file systems, and manage swap space.

 

Logical volumes

Logical volume concepts, Create and manage linear and mirrored logical volumes.

 

The boot process and system services

 The systemd process and runlevels.

 Shutting down the system correctly.

 

Virtual machine creation and management.

Create and manage Kernel Virtual Machines (KVM).

 

Obtain help in a graphical environment

Access documentation and RedHat services. Examine documentation and services for other distributions.

 

Further suitable courses

Linux 7 Administration Part 2 (RHCSA Part 2)

Linux 7 Administration Part 3 (RHCSE)

The full Linux SHELL PROGRAMMING course

Note that there is a Fast-track condensed RHCSA over 5 days, suitable for experienced administrators migrating their skills from other Linux/UNIX systems.

Command line 

Use Linux commands and interact with the Linux BASH shell. 

 

Graphical Desktop 

Use graphical tools including the gedit text editor, the File Manager and graphical administration tools. 

 

Network configuration 

Examine and configure IPv4 network interface settings. Manage routes. Manage on-demand services. 

Use manual and NetworkManager (GUI) configuration techniques. Troubleshoot network problems. Monitor network activity. 

 

User and Group management 

 Create and manage user accounts and groups. Configure an LDAP client to access remotely stored accounts. 

 

Process and file management from the command line. 

 Invoke, monitor and kill processes using the command line. Work with files and directories. Archive files.

 

Controlling access to files using permissions settings.

 Understand how Linux file/directory permissions work. Use chmod to modify permissions.

 

System Log management

 Examine and manage system logs.

 

Software package management

 Examine installed software, query software, install/remove software using rpm and yum.

 

Access remote systems

 Access remote systems using SSH, SCP and rsync. Copy files to remote systems.

 

 

Examine basic disk partitions, EXT and XFS file systems

 Examine and mount file systems, and manage swap space.

 

Logical volumes

 Logical volume concepts, Create and manage

 linear and mirrored logical volumes.

 

The boot process and system services

 The systemd process and runlevels.

 Shutting down the system correctly.

 

Virtual machine creation and management.

 Create and manage Kernel Virtual Machines (KVM).

 

Obtain help in a graphical environment

 Access documentation and RedHat services. Examine documentation and services for other distributions.

 

Further suitable courses

 

Linux 7 Administration Part 2 (RHCSA Part 2)

Linux 7 Administration Part 3 (RHCSE)

The full Linux SHELL PROGRAMMING course

Note that there is a Fast-track condensed RHCSA over 5 days, suitable for experienced administrators migrating their skills from other Linux/UNIX systems.

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