Red Hat System Administration II Remote Classroom (RH134RC)

Building command-line administration skills

Automated installations of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

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

Accessing the command line

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

Intermediate command-line tools

Objective: Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.

Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection

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

Network configuration and troubleshooting

Objective: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.

Managing simple partitions and file systems

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

Managing flexible storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

Objective: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.

Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS

Objective: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.

Managing user accounts

Objective: Manage user accounts, including password aging.

Network user accounts with LDAP

Objective: Connect to a central LDAP directory service.

Controlling access to files

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

Managing SELinux

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

Installing and managing software

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

Managing installed services

Objective: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.

Analyzing and storing logs

Objective: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate.

Managing processes

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

Tuning and maintaining the kernel

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

System recovery techniques

Objective: Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact a training specialist.