RHCE Rapid Track Virtual (RH299VT) outline

Fast track to RHCE® certification for senior Linux system administrators

Software management

Manage packages with yum, rpm, and RHN; build an RPM package and place it in a repository.

Network management

Configure and troubleshoot network settings; configure network bonding and IP aliases.

Storage management

Manage partitioning, file systems, and swap space; configure encrypted partitions and iSCSI initiator.

Logical volume management (LVM)

Manage physical volumes, volume groups, and logical volumes with their file systems.

Account management

Provide password aging for accounts; use ACLs and SGID directories for collaborative directories.

Authentication management

Configure an LDAP and Kerberos client; configure Autofs to support an authentication client; configure sudo and SSD.

Installation, kickstart, and virtualization

Install a system and manage kickstart and firstboot; use virtualization tools to manage virtual machines.

Boot management

Configure runlevels and sysctl; reset the root password; understand the boot process.

Security enhanced Linux® (SELinux) Management

Understand, troubleshoot, and manage SELinux.

Firewall management

Manage the firewall.

Network time protocol (NTP) service

Configure an NTP server and provide that service to clients.

System logging service

Create disk, I/O, and memory usage reports; configure remote logging.

Web (HTTP/HTTPS) service

Manage a web server with virtual hosts, CGI scripts, and user-based file/directory access controls.

SMTP service

Null client; outbound smarthost relay; accept inbound connections.

Caching-only (DNS) service

Configure a caching nameserver and DNS forwarder.

File sharing with NFS

Manage and secure the NFS service using NFSv3 and NFSv4.

File sharing with CIFS

Configure the CIFS to provide home directories, file sharing, and printer service; use a client to access the CIFS shares.

File transfer protocol (FTP) service

Provide FTP drop-box upload service.

Secure shell (SSH) service

Configure and implement SSH keys.