Red Hat RHCE Rapid Track Course (RH299)

Course Overview

This course is designed for senior Linux system administrators who want to validate their competencies by earning the RHCSA and RHCE credentials.

Who Should Attend

- Experienced Linux system administrators with a minimum of three years of Linux experience who want a fast-track solution to earn an RHCE certification. - Experienced Solaris system administrators who have completed the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Sola

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, the senior Linux administrator students should have been exposed to all the intermediate and advanced competencies tested by the RHCSA and RHCE exams.

Course Prerequisites

Course Outline

1 - Software Management

  • Manage packages with yum, rpm, and RHN; build an RPM package and place it in a repository

2 - Network Management

  • Configure and troubleshoot network settings; configure network bonding

3 - Storage Management

  • Manage partitioning, filesystems and swap space; configure encrypted partitions and iSCSI initiator

4 - Logical Volume Management (LVM)

  • Manage physical volumes, volume groups and logical volumes with their filesystems

5 - Account Management

  • Provide password aging for accounts; use ACLs and SGID directories for collaborative directories

6 - Authentication Management

  • Configure an LDAP and Kerberos client; configure autofs to support authentication client

7 - Installation, Kickstart, and Virtualization

  • Install a system and manage kickstart and firstboot; use virtualization tools to manage virtual machines

8 - Boot Management

  • Configure runlevels and sysctl; reset the root password; understand the boot process

9 - Scheduling Commands (at and cron)

  • Schedule commands using at and cron

10 - Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Management

  • Understand, troubleshoot, and manage SELinux

11 - Firewall Management

  • Manage the firewall

12 - Network Time Protocol (NTP) Service

  • Configure an NTP server and provide that service to clients

13 - System Logging (rsyslog) Service

  • Troubleshoot by finding and analyzing logs; configure remote logging

14 - Web (HTTP/HTTPS) Service

  • Manage a web server with virtual hosts and using file/directory access controls

15 - Email (SMTP) Service

  • Null client; outbound smarthost relay; accept inbound connections

16 - Domain Name System (DNS) Service

  • Configure a caching nameserver and DNS forwarder

17 - Network File System (NFS) Service

  • Manage the NFS service; use autofs to access the NFS server

18 - Common Internet File System (CIFS) Service

  • Configure a CIFS server; use autofs to access the CIFS server

19 - File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Service

  • Provide anonymous-only download service; provide drop-box upload service

20 - Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) Service

  • Configure local and remote printers

21 - Secure Shell (SSH) Service

  • Configure and implement SSH keys; use SSH for port forwarding; transfer data using rsync

22 - Virtual Network Computing (VNC) Service

  • Configure remote desktops and connect to them securely

23 - Comprehensive Review

  • Review tasks previously taught in class

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