Administering Red Hat Linux 8 - Part 1

An introduction to the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers
Overview

The first of two Quanta courses covering the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers. Running on CentOS, this course will equip you with Linux administration "survival skills" by focusing on the fundamental Linux concepts and core tasks. You will learn how to apply command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools, starting you on your journey toward becoming a full-time Linux system administrator. 

Course Code
Q5ClaTech255
Duration
5 Days
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Public or Private
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Who is this course for

This course is both for Linux Administrators, and also Windows system and network admins who are interested in supplementing their current skills with Linux. 

You will learn how to
  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Install and configure software components and services
  • Establish network connections and control firewall restrictions
  • Monitor and manage running processes
  • Manage and secure files and file systems
  • Administer users and groups
  • Review the system log files and journal for issues
  • Remotely manage systems with SSH and the Web Console
Get started with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Describe and define open source, Linux distributions, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Access the command line

Log into a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.

Manage files from the command line

Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files while working from the bash shell.

Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Resolve problems by using local help systems.

Create, view, and edit text files

Manage text files from command output or in a text editor.

Manage local users and groups

Create, manage, and delete local users and groups, as well as administer local password policies.

Control access to files

Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

Monitor and manage Linux processes

Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

Control services and daemons

Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.

Configure and secure SSH

Configure secure command line service on remote systems, using OpenSSH.

Analyze and store logs

Locate and accurately interpret logs of system events for troubleshooting purposes.

Manage networking

Configure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.

Archive and transfer files

Archive and copy files from one system to another.

Install and update software

Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.

Access Linux files systems

Access, inspect, and use existing file systems on storage attached to a Linux server.

Comprehensive review

Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on exercises.
 

Prerequisites

Basic technical user skills on some operating systems are expected

About the Lead Trainer

No training is dull with Tim. He oozes a real pleasure in teaching people stuff they don’t know. Tim loves developing new courses and sharing his knowledge at many on-site customer locations. In addition to training, Tim is an experienced consultant, advising on company computing requirements.  Did we mention that he also likes to read computing books and blogs in his spare time?