Red Hat System Administration I Virtual (RH124VT)

Fundamental Red Hat system administration skills

Red Hat® System Administration I Virtual (RH124VT) is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux® and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. This course focuses on essential administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, including installing the operating system, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and performing basic security administration.

Early in the course, GUI-based tools will be featured to build upon the students' existing technical knowledge. As the course progresses, key command-line concepts will be introduced to provide a foundation for students planning to continue to Red Hat System Administration II with the goal of becoming full-time Linux system administrators.

Course content summary

  • Graphical installation of Linux
  • Managing physical storage
  • Introduction to the command line
  • Learning how to install and configure local components and services
  • Establishing network and securing network services
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Deploying file-sharing services
  • GUI-based tools and key command-line concepts
  • Basic security skills

Read the entire course outline for more details.


Virtual training

Live, instructor-led training in an online environment.

Length:5 days , Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. EST


Training units: 10


  • IT professionals and system administrators, including Microsoft Windows and network administrators who need to gain a core level of proficiency with Linux administration

  • Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becoming full-time Linux system administrators


Previous operating system administration experience is beneficial.


In addition to virtual classroom training, this course is also offered in the following training methods:

Classroom training

Traditional training in a professional classroom

Red Hat Online Learning

Self-paced, online learning

On-site training

Private team training at the location of your choice or online

Recommended next exam or course:

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

This course prepares you for these credentials:

A Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) has proven the skills and knowledge required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.