Course Description

Students seeking training to prepare themselves for the RHCSA certification should attend this course. This course is taught in a rapid pace format designed to help quickly identify and fill gaps in system administration knowledge. Focus includes managing users and groups, software, printers, and local storage. It also includes an introduction to security, virtualization, and the deployment of common network services.             

Course Outline

  1. Accessing the Command Line
  2. Managing Files From the Command Line
  3. Configure and Secure OPENSSH Service
  4. Managing Local Linux Users and Groups
  5. Controlling Access to Files with Linux File System Permissions
  6. Control Access to Files with FACLS
  7. Manage Selinux Security
  8. Monitor and Manage Linux Processes
  9. Installing and Updating Software Packages
  10. Controlling Services and Daemons
  11. Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking
  12. Analyzing and Storing Logs
  13. Managing Storage and File Systems
  14. Scheduling System Tasks
  15. Mounting Network File Systems
  16. Limiting Network Communication with FIREWALLD
  17. Virtualization and Kickstart


Students should already have experience administering Linux systems and must be comfortable navigating the filesystem, editing files, and running common commands from the shell.


30 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

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