Red Hat System Administration II Labs (RH134L) course outline

Automated installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Creating a Kickstart file with 'system-config-kickstart'
  • Initiating a Kickstart installation
  • Modify a Kickstart file without 'system-config-kickstart'
  • Kickstart quiz

Accessing the command line

  • Local command line access
  • Access remote command line
  • Using the command line

Intermediate command line tools

  • Comparing hard and symbolic links
  • Implement hard and symbolic links
  • Archive and compress files
  • Edit files with 'vim'
  • Practice using 'ln', 'tar', and 'vim'

Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection

  • Matching regular expressions
  • Create a regular expression
  • Regular expressions in 'man' pages
  • Create 'grep' commands
  • Pipelines and redirection quiz
  • regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection

Network configuration and troubleshooting

  • Viewing and modifying network configuration
  • Document network settings

Managing simple partitions and file systems

  • Add a new file system
  • Create an encrypted file system
  • Create and use a new swap partition

Managing flexible storage with logical volume manager

  • LVM components
  • Implement LVM and create a logical volume
  • Extend a logical volume
  • Extend a volume group
  • Creating an LVM snapshot

Accessing network file sharing services

  • Accessing an NFS file server
  • Automount NFS share with indirect maps

Managing user accounts

  • Creating users using command line tools
  • Account maintenance
  • Managing password aging policies

Network user accounts with LDAP

  • LDAP client configuration
  • Automount NFS directories
  • Get network user information from an LDAP directory service

Controlling access to files

  • Managing groups
  • Collaborative directory permissions
  • Using ACLs to grant and limit access

Managing SELinux

  • Basic SELinux concepts
  • SELinux modes
  • Changing enforcing and permissive modes
  • Correcting SELinux file contexts
  • Monitoring SELinux booleans

Installing and managing software

  • Searching for and installing packages
  • Reading activity: yum component groups
  • Managing yum component groups
  • Handling third party software
  • Using 'yum' repositories

Managing installed services

  • Deploying an FTP server

Analyzing and storing logs

  • Default log files
  • Review 'rsyslog'
  • Analyze a log summary report
  • Redirect log summary e-mails
  • Log debugging messages

Managing processes

  • Managing processes
  • 'cronie' scheduling
  • Scheduling deferred tasks

Tuning and maintaining the kernel

  • Loading modules and setting default parameters
  • Modifying the kernel command line

System recovery techniques

  • Boot process terms
  • Boot process files
  • Troubleshooting the boot process

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