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Red Hat Enterprise SELinux Policy Administration (RHS429)
Skills required for SELinux policy writing
Security-enhanced Linux® (SELinux) is a powerful, kernel-level security layer that provides fine-grained control over which users and processes may access which resources and execute which programs on a system.
Red Hat® Enterprise SELinux Policy Administration (RHS429) introduces senior system administrators, security administrators, and application programmers to SELinux policy writing. Learn how SELinux works and how to manage, write, compile, and debug an SELinux policy. This class culminates in a major project to analyze, determine the security needs of, and design and implement a set of net-new policies for a service previously unprotected by SELinux.
This course can also help current RHCEs prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in SELinux Policy Administration Exam (EX429).
Course content summary
- Introduction to SELinux
- Using SELinux
- The Red Hat-targeted policy
- Introduction to policies
- Policy utilities
- User and role security
- Anatomy of a policy
- Manipulating policies
Read the entire course outline for more details.
What is a Certificate of Expertise credential?
Red Hat Certificates of Expertise are upper-level credentials available to RHCEs who pass upper-level performance-based exams. The certificates are incremental credentials attached to an RHCE certification that demonstrate skills and knowledge in specialized areas.
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:4 days , Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Training units: 11
Experienced Linux system administrators responsible for Mandatory Access Control-based (MAC) security, or who want to harden their existing Linux system or networked services security
RHCEs interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise or a Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS) certification
The essential elements of how to configure the services covered, as this course focuses on more advanced topics
RHCE certification or equivalent experience
If you have not earned the RHCE certification, you can confirm whether you have the correct skill-set knowledge by passing the online skills assessment.
In addition to classroom training, this course is offered in the following training method:
Training teams together is a proven way for IT staffs to maximize performance and savings, and optimize Red Hat technologies. Available for the entire JBoss and Red Hat curriculum, on-site training solutions offer flexibility and cost-effective training options, whether at your offices, at our training venues, or hosted in a virtual environment.
Learn more about on-site team training
Recommended next exam or course:
Hands-on, performance-based, 4-hour exam with 2 sections.
Equips senior administrators and security professionals with the skills and knowledge required to harden systems against internal and external attacks.
Equips senior administrators with the skills required to manage and deploy the Red Hat Directory Server on and for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
This course prepares you for these credentials:
Certificates of Expertise are incremental credentials attached to an RHCE certification that demonstrate skills and knowledge in specialized areas.
RHCSS certification is earned by RHCEs who demonstrate deeper capabilities in networking services security, directory services, authentication, and SELinux.