RH354

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators

Overview

Course description

Prepare yourself for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 by learning about changes to the operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators (RH354) introduces you to updates in the upcoming Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® release. Intended for experienced Linux system administrators, this course offers a rapid orientation to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 based on the pre-release beta. The offering prepares operators, managers, principal system administrators, and other IT professionals with experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for deployments and migrations to the new release.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Course content summary

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using the new packaging, modularity, and appstream features.
  • Upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using new tools.
  • Perform integrated file system and volume management using Stratis.
  • Use Cockpit for system management.
  • Create system images with Composer.
  • Configure Identity Management using authselect.
  • Understand the Wayland graphical display server.
  • Deploy containers using the new integrated OCI runtime and tools.
  • Configure firewall rules that use the new NFT back end.

Audience for this course

This course is designed to provide a preview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 to experienced IT professionals, including:

  • Linux system administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Cloud administrators

Prerequisites for this course

Outline

Outline for this course

Preview Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Describe the major improvements and feature enhancements in the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 release.
Install and upgrade to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 or upgrade an existing system from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
Provision and manage servers
Prepare standardized systems by generating system images for deployment, managing them with remote web-based administration, and automating provisioning with Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Roles for Red Hat® Ansible Engine.
Adapt to core system changes
Manage core system components that have had significant changes in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
Implement storage using new features
Explore the major enhancements in local and remote file system and volume management components.
Manage containers with the new runtime
Explain the new container runtime engine and tools that replace the Docker container engine.
Implement enhanced networking features
Describe the major enhancements in network packet processing and network device management.
Adapt to virtualization improvements
Learn to implement the new features and management tools for virtualization management.
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,contact one of our Red Hatters.

Outcomes

Impact on the organization

This course will help prepare your staff to be ready for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 from day one, giving your organization a preview of the changes in the core Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system used by the applications, services, and other infrastructure in your data center. This preview will allow you to more effectively plan upgrades to and the rollout of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, and prepare you to quickly take advantage of new features and changes for your business and your use cases. This preparation may help you save money and reduce the time to market of your adoption of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, you will be prepared to work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and take advantage of key new features of the operating system. You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Describe key features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
  • Install or upgrade an existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 server to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
  • Manage software with the upgraded Yum package manager and select specific software versions through module streams.
  • Use new storage tools to compress and deduplicate data and efficiently manage the storage stack from hardware to file system.
  • Adjust to changes to core components of the operating system, including Python 3, Wayland, and Chrony-based NTP service.
  • Work with the new nftables-backed firewall system.
  • Develop and test portable, standards-based containers with the new runtime and toolchain.
  • Configure servers efficiently with the updated web-based remote interface and with Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Roles.

了解操作系统发生的变化,为使用红帽企业 Linux 8 做好准备

面向资深管理员的红帽企业 Linux 8 新功能精讲(RH354)旨在向学员介绍即将发布的红帽® 企业 Linux® 版本的更新内容。这门面向资深 Linux 系统管理员的课程会基于预先发布的测试版本,对红帽企业 Linux 8 进行简单介绍。本课程旨在帮助有红帽企业 Linux 7 使用经验的运维人员、经理、首席系统管理员和其他 IT 专业人士做好准备,以便部署并迁移至新的版本。

本课程基于红帽企业 Linux 8。

课程内容摘要

  • 使用全新的封装、模块化和应用流功能来安装红帽企业 Linux 8。
  • 使用新工具从红帽企业 Linux 7 升级到红帽企业 Linux 8。
  • 使用 Stratis 进行集成式文件系统和卷管理。
  • 使用 Cockpit 进行系统管理。
  • 使用 Composer 创建系统镜像。
  • 使用 authselect 配置身份管理。
  • 了解 Wayland 图形显示服务器。
  • 使用全新的集成式 OCI 运行时和工具来部署容器。
  • 配置使用全新 NFT 后端的防火墙规则。

课程培训对象

本课程旨在带领以下资深 IT 专业人士预览红帽企业 Linux 8:

  • Linux 系统管理员
  • DevOps 工程师
  • 云管理员

课程前提条件

课程大纲

预览红帽企业 Linux 8
介绍即将发布的红帽企业 Linux 8 的重大改进之处和增强功能。
安装和升级到红帽企业 Linux 8
安装红帽企业 Linux 8,或将现有系统从红帽企业 Linux 7 升级到红帽企业 Linux 8。
部署和管理服务器
生成部署所需的系统镜像,通过基于 Web 的远程方式来管理这些镜像,并使用红帽企业 Linux 系统角色针对红帽® Ansible 引擎进行自动部署,以便备妥标准化系统。
适应核心系统的变化
管理红帽企业 Linux 8 中发生了重大变化的核心系统组件。
使用新功能实施存储
探索本地和远程文件系统以及卷管理组件方面的重要增强功能。
使用新的运行时来管理容器
介绍替代了 Docker 容器引擎的全新容器运行时引擎和工具。
应用强化的网络功能
介绍网络数据包处理和网络设备管理方面的重大强化功能。
适应虚拟化优化功能
了解如何应用新的功能和管理工具以进行虚拟化管理。

注:随着技术进步和基础工作性质的变化,课程大纲可能会随时更改。如对特定目标或主题存有疑问或需要确认,请联系红帽代表

培训的积极影响

企业获益

本课程将帮助你的员工从红帽企业 Linux 8 发布开始即为其做好充分准备,让你的企业预先了解数据中心内的应用、服务和其他基础架构使用的核心红帽企业 Linux 操作系统所发生的变化。这样,你就能更加有效地制定红帽企业 Linux 8 的升级和推广计划,并做好相应准备,从而根据自身业务和用例情况快速利用各种新功能和改进内容。做好这种准备,将有助于你降低红帽企业 Linux 8 的部署成本并缩短其启用时间。

红帽创建本课程旨在让客户受益,但是每个公司的情况和所采用的基础架构都有所不同,所以本课程的实际作用可能会存在差异。

个人获益

完成本课程后,你将做好充分准备,轻松上手红帽企业 Linux 8 并利用该操作系统的重要新功能。同时,你还应掌握以下技能:

  • 了解企业红帽企业 Linux 8 的重要功能。
  • 安装红帽企业 Linux 8,或将现有的红帽企业 Linux 7 服务器升级到红帽企业 Linux 8。
  • 使用升级的 YUM 软件包管理器来管理软件,并通过模块流选择特定的软件版本。
  • 使用全新的存储工具来压缩数据和删除重复数据,并高效地管理从硬件到文件系统的存储堆栈。
  • 根据该操作系统的核心组件(包括 Python 3、Wayland 和基于 Chrony 的 NTP 服务)变化情况做出相应调整。
  • 使用支持 nftables 的全新防火墙系统。
  • 使用全新的运行时和工具链来开发和测试基于标准的可移植容器。
  • 使用基于 Web 的更新版远程接口和红帽企业 Linux 系统角色,高效地配置服务器。