Red Hat System Administration I RHEL7 (RH124)

Red Hat System Administration I RHEL7 (RH124) is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. This course focuses on essential administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, including installing the operating system, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and performing basic security administration.

Course content summary:

  • Graphical installation of Linux
  • Managing physical storage
  • Introduction to the command line
  • Learning how to install and configure local components and services
  • Establishing network and securing network services
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Deploying file-sharing services
  • GUI-based tools and key command-line concepts
  • Basic security skills

Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA Exam RHEL7 (RH135)

Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA Exam RHEL7 (RH135), offered with and without the RHCSA Exam, a follow-up course for students that have completed Red Hat System Administration I (RH124), is designed for IT professionals working to become full-time enterprise Linux system administrators.

Course content summary:

  • Network configuration and troubleshooting
  • Managing file systems and logical volumes
  • Controlling user and file access
  • Installing and managing services and processes
  • Essential command-line operations
  • Troubleshooting file systems and partitioning
  • LVM, access control and package management

Red Hat Linux Troubleshooting (RH242)

Red Hat Linux Troubleshooting (RH242) is designed for Linux system administrators who understand how to install and configure a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system and who wish to deepen their understanding of troubleshooting on Linux.

Course content summary:

  • Proactive monitoring of Red Hat Systems
  • Basic troubleshooting techniques & procedures
  • Booting issues
  • Hardware issues
  • File system issues
  • Disk issues
  • Networking issues
  • Application issues
  • Security issues
  • Red Hat resources

Red Hat RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam RHEL7 (RH200)

Red Hat RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam (RH200), offered with and without the RHCSA Exam, is designed for experienced Linux system administrators who want to expand their technical skill sets and become accredited with the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) certification. To successfully navigate this course, students must already have solid experience with the Linux command line—including the necessary skills to execute common commands, such as cp, grep, sort, mkdir, tar, mkfs, ssh and yum—and be familiar with accessing man pages for help. At the completion of the course, students will be adequately prepared to take the RHCSA exam.

Course content summary:

  • Installation, configuration and management of local storage
  • Deployment and maintenance of network services
  • Network services: VNC, SSH, FTP and web
  • Securing files with ACLs
  • Securing network services with firewall and SELinux
  • Managing virtual machines with KVM technology
  • Automating installation of Linux using Kickstart

Red Hat RHCE Rapid Track Course with RHCSA and RHCE Exams (RH300)

Red Hat RHCE Rapid Track Course with RHCSA and RHCE Exams (RH300), offered with and without the RHCSA and RHCE Exams, is designed for senior Linux system administrators who want to validate their competencies by earning the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE). Building on your extensive knowledge of command-line-based Linux administration, the course moves very quickly through the intermediate and advanced tasks covered by lab-based knowledge checks and facilitative discussions.

By the end of this course, you will have been exposed to all the intermediate and advanced competencies tested by the RHCSA and RHCE exams (included with this course).

Course content summary:

  • Package management
  • Network management
  • Storage management
  • Account and authentication management
  • Installation, Kickstart and virtualization
  • SELinux and firewall management
  • Web service
  • Email service
  • Network file-sharing services

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RH318)

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RH318) explores the virtualization features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux managed through the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization suite
(This course is currently not offered by New Horizons).

Students acquire the skills and knowledge to effectively create, deploy, manage and migrate Linux and Microsoft Windows virtual machines hosted on either dedicated Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor nodes or Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager. With hands-on labs and a deep dive into the technology, this training course is the perfect first step for any enterprise planning or executing a virtualization deployment strategy.

Course content summary:

  • Deploy Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization platform
  • Configure Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment (datacenters, clusters, and storage domains)
  • Install, manage, and troubleshoot virtual machines (servers and desktops)
  • Create virtual machine snapshots and explore high-availability options
  • Use templates for rapid virtual machine deployment
  • Secure Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment with multilevel administrative roles
  • Monitor and create custom reports
  • Back up and restore Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment

Red Hat Command Line System Administration (RH190)

Red Hat Command Line System Administration (RH190) is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and UNIX administration and require core administration skills using the command line only. Graphical user interface (GUI) administration tools will not be addressed

Course content summary:

  • Accessing the command line
  • Manage files from the command line
  • Get help in a textual environment
  • Intermediate command-line tools
  • Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection
  • Managing user accounts
  • Controlling access to files
  • Managing processes
  • Installing and managing software
  • Managing installed services
  • Install Linux graphically
  • Manage virtual machines

Red Hat Training and Certification

Red Hat Training

New Horizons Central has all the Red Hat courses and training you need to prepare you for certification or to solidify your Red Hat expertise.

Through our partnership with Red Hat, New Horizons delivers premium Red Hat Linux training and Red Hat certification exam preparation. Whether you're working towards becoming a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA), our hands-on labs and training— based on real-world application and experience—will help you achieve the certification you need.

Earn These Red Hat Certifications

A Red Hat Certified System Administrator certification is earned when an IT professional demonstrates the core system-administration skills required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.


Recommended Training:

A Red Hat Certified System Administrator is able to perform the following tasks:

  • Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments and documentation.
  • Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines and controlling services.
  • Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes.
  • Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists and network file systems.
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update and core services.
  • Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication.
  • Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration

A Red Hat Certified Engineer certification is earned by an RHCSA who has demonstrated the knowledge, skill and ability required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.


  • Red Hat Certified Engineer Exam EX300
RHCE Exam Objectives (EX300) PDF

Recommended Training:

Windows System Administrators with Minimal Linux Experience:

Linux or UNIX Administrators with 1-3 years of Experience:

Experienced Linux/Solaris Administrators:

Senior Linux Administrators:

A Red Hat Certified Engineer is able to perform the following tasks (in addition to tasks associated with RHCSA):

  • Configuration of static routes, packet filtering, and network address translation
  • Setting kernel runtime parameters
  • Building simple RPMs
  • Configuring an iSCSI initiator
  • Producing and delivering reports on system utilization
  • Using shell scripting to automate system maintenance tasks
  • Configuring system logging, including remote logging
  • Configuring a system to provide networking services, including HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS, SMB, SMTP, SSH and NTP

The RHCVA certification is for system administrators whose responsibilities require them to have the skill and knowledge to deploy and manage virtual hosts in production environments using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. This credential assures enterprises that their virtualization solutions are administered optimally and establishes credibility for service providers.


An RHCVA has demonstrated the following knowledge and skills:

  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Creating datacenters, clusters, pools and templates
  • Installing and configuring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization hypervisors to support guests and attach to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
  • Perform essential management tasks, such as logging and bookmarking

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