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Red Hat System Administration III (RH254)

Course Overview

This course is designed for experienced Linux administrators who require networking and security administration skills.

Who Should Attend

A senior Linux system administrator who requires networking and security administration skills. A Linux IT professional who currently has an RHCT or RHCSA certification and is interested in earning an RHCE certification. A Linux IT professional who can demonstrate the competencies needed to earn an RHCSA.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, students already familiar with the RHCT/RHCSA administration skills will have exposure to all competencies tested by the RHCSA and RHCE exams.

Course Prerequisites

Course Outline

1 - Getting Started with the Classroom Environment

  • Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills

2 - Enhance User Security

  • Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo

3 - Bash Scripting and Tools

  • Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools

4 - File Security with GnuPG

  • Secure files with GnuPG.

5 - Software Management

  • Use yum plugins to manage packages and understand the design of packages to build a simple package

6 - Network Monitoring

  • Profile running services then capture and analyze network traffic

7 - Route Network Traffic

  • Configure system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl

8 - Secure Network Traffic

  • Secure network traffic through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address translation (NAT)

9 - NTP Server Configuration

  • Configure an NTP server

10 - Filesystems and Logs

  • Manage local file system integrity, monitor system over time, and system logging

11 - Centralized and Secure Storage

  • Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt filesystems

12 - SSL-encapsulated Web Services

  • Understand SSL certificates and deploy an SSL encapsulated web service

13 - Web Server Additional Configuration

  • Configure web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories

14 - Basic SMTP Configuration

  • Configure an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smarthost relay)

15 - Caching-Only DNS Server

  • Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name server

16 - File Sharing with NFS

  • Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS

17 - File Sharing with CIFS

  • Configure file and print sharing between hosts with CIFS

18 - File Sharing with FTP

  • Configure file sharing with anonymous FTP

19 - Troubleshooting Boot Process

  • Understand the boot process and recover unbootable systems with rescue mode

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This is a 4-day class

Price: $3,200.00
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