Red Hat System Administration II Online (RH134R) outline

Building command-line administration skills

Automated installations of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

Create and manage kickstart configuration files; perform installations using kickstart.

Accessing the command line

Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.

Intermediate command-line tools

Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.

Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection

Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.

Network configuration and troubleshooting

Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.

Managing simple partitions and file systems

Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.

Managing flexible storage with the logical volume manager (LVM)

Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.

Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS

Implement network file system (NFS), common internet file system (CIFS), and autofs.

Managing user accounts

Manage user accounts, including password aging.

Network user accounts with LDAP

Connect to a central lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) directory service.

Controlling access to files

Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).

Managing SELinux

Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs.

Installing and managing software

Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.

Managing installed services

Manage services; verify connectivity to a service.

Analyzing and storing logs

Manage logs with rsyslog and logrotate.

Managing processes

Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.

Tuning and maintaining the kernel

List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.

System recovery techniques

Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.

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