The first of two courses covering the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers
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 course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 9.0.
- Introduce Linux and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux ecosystem.
- Run commands and view shell environments.
- Manage, organize, and secure files.
- Manage users, groups and user security policies.
- Control and monitor systemd services.
- Configure remote access using the web console and SSH.
- Configure network interfaces and settings.
- Manage software using DNF
Who should attend
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
This course is part of the following Certifications:
Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are expected.
Impact on the organization
This course is intended to develop the skills needed for basic administration and configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This course introduces key command line concepts and enterprise-level tools, laying the foundation for the rapid deployment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The curriculum also introduces the basic administration skills needed for resolving configuration issues and integrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with other existing environments.
This offering lays the foundation for secure user and group administration, and develops skills that allow administrators to use available storage solutions more efficiently and securely. This course is the first of a two-part series that turns a computer professional who knows nothing about Linux into a fully capable Linux administrator.
Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.
Impact of this training
As a result of attending this course, you should be able to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration.
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Outline: Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)
Get started with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Describe and define open source, Linux, Linux distributions, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Access the command line
Log into a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
Manage files from the command line
Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files while working from the bash shell.
Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Resolve problems by using local help systems.
Create, view, and edit text files
Manage text files from command output or in a text editor.
Manage local users and groups
Create, manage, and delete local users and groups, as well as administer local password policies.
Control access to files
Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
Monitor and manage Linux processes
Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
Control services and daemons
Control and monitor network services and system daemons with the systemd service.
Configure and secure SSH
Configure secure command line service on remote systems, using OpenSSH.
Analyze and store logs
Locate and accurately interpret logs of system events for troubleshooting purposes.
Configure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.
Install and update software packages
Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and DNF package repositories.
Access Linux files systems
Access, inspect, and use existing file systems on storage attached to a Linux server.
Analyze servers and get support
Investigate and resolve issues in the web-based management interface, getting support from Red Hat to help solve problems.
Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on exercises.