Red Hat System Administration I Remote (RH124RC)

Part 1 of the core system administration tasks needed for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux administration experience. The course focuses on providing students with Linux administration "survival skills" by focusing on core administration tasks. System Admin I also provides a foundation for students wishing to become full time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise level tools. These concepts are further developed in the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134). Both courses are needed in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam (EX200).

Course content summary

  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Learning how to install and configure software components and services
  • Establishing network connections and firewall access
  • Monitoring and managing processes
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Accessing Linux file systems
  • Installing and using virtualized systems
  • Reviewing the system log files and journal

Read the entire course outline for more details.

Note: This course teaches to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. If you want Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 content and labs, see our self-paced, online learning option.


Remote classroom training

Red Hat offers a robust 6-month schedule of classroom training in more than 40 locations across North America. Classes are taught by Red Hat-certified instructors who actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions.

Length:5 days , Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Southern California)


Training units: 10


  • IT professionals across a broad range of disciplines who need to perform essential Linux administration tasks including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration.


  • There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous operating system administration experience will be very beneficial.


In addition to remote classroom training, this course is also available as:

Classroom training
Industry-leading instruction in a traditional classroom environment

Virtual classroom training
Instructor-led, real-time training in a virtual environment

Online learning
Self-paced training conducted online

On-site team training
Private, team training at your location of choice

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Designed for IT professionals working to become full-time enterprise Linux system administrators.
Designed for IT professionals working to become full-time enterprise Linux system administrators.