Redhat Enterprise Linux Administration

Course Description
RHEL is finding its way into business, education and government. Due to its outstanding reliability, performance and low-cost, RHEL is being used extensively for file, database and web server applications. This Online Programme of RHEL Administration provides students with the essential information covering in details the topics required to administer these systems. The participants will obtain the excellence to undertake the challenges of working in RHEL environment.

Course Code: RR03 Category: UNIX Hardware: Linux Servers.

Audience
This course is intended for system administrators, system engineers and technical support personnel, and system integration staff who is responsible for administers one or more RHEL5 system.

Prerequisites
Experience with at least one operating system such as Windows, Mac OS X, Netware, UNIX, or a proprietary operating system.

Course Outline

Get Started With Bash:

  • Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques

Manage Files from the Command Line:

  • Understand Linux file system hierarchy and pathnames; manage files from command line

Install Linux Graphically:

  • Install red hat enterprise Linux and configure the system with boot

Manage system software:

  • Manage system locally and using red hat network[RHN]

Installing & Managing Software:

  • Manage software and query information with yum; configure client side yum repository files

Administrator Users and groups:

  • Manage users and groups

Secure Linux File Access:

  • Understand Linux file access mechanisms; Mange file access from the GUI and the command line

Managing User Accounts:

  • Manage user accounts including password aging

Manage Physical storage I:

  • Understand Basic disk Concepts And manage system disks

Manage Logical Volumes

  • Understand Logical Volume concepts and manage logical volumes

Manage Physical Storage II:

  • Manage File System attributes and swap space

Managing Simple partitions and file systems:

  • Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions and encrypted partitions

Managing Processes:

  • Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes

Monitor System resources:

  • Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization

Administer remote systems:

  • Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync

Establish Network Connectivity:

  • Understand Basic Network Concepts; Configure, manage, and test network settings

Control the Boot Process :

  • Understand run levels and manage GRUB

Analyzing And Storing Logs:

  • Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate

Tuning And Maintaining The kernel:

  • List, load and remove modules; use kernel arguments

System Recovery Techniques:

  • Understand the Boot Process and resolve boot problems

Deploy File Sharing Services:

  • Deploy an FTP server and a web server

Secure Network Services:

  • Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux

Access Network File Sharing Services ; NFS and CIFS :

  • Implement NFS, CIFS and autofs

Managing SELinux :

  • Activate and deactivate SELinux ; set file contexts; Manage SELinux¬† Booleans; analyze SELinux logs

Automated Installation Of RedHat Enterprise Linux:

  • Create And manage kick start configuration files; perform installations using kick start

Manage Virtual Machines :

  • Understand Basic Virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines