Red Hat Certified System Administrator 


Prerequisite: None

Course Duration:  30 hours
                          5 days training
                          10am - 4pm

Course Schedule: Monday - Friday
                          Every Saturday
                          Every Sunday

Equipment:  Real server computer (dual processor)
                  10k RPM SAS drive
                  Fast internet

Inclusion (face-to-face training): Morning & Afternoon snack
                                               Lunch Meal
                                               Certificate of completion
                                               Training handout
                                               Review material for exam
                                               Free flowing coffee

Inclusion (Online Training):  Certificate of completion
                                        Training handout (soft copy)
                                        Review material for exam

Day 1

History of Red Hat
Perform clean install Red Hat Enterprise
Understand and use essential tools
• Introduction & Install Red Hat Enterprise
• Access a shell prompt and issue commands with correct syntax
• Use input-output redirection (>, >>, |, 2>, etc.)
• Use grep and regular expressions to analyze text
• Access remote systems using SSH
• Log in and switch users in multiuser targets
• Archive, compress, unpack, and uncompress files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2
• Create and edit text files
• Create, delete, copy, and move files and directories
• Create hard and soft links
• List, set, and change standard ugo/rwx permissions
• Locate, read, and use system documentation including man, info, and files in /usr/share/doc

Day 2

Operate running systems
• Boot, reboot, and shut down a system normally
• Boot systems into different targets manually
• Interrupt the boot process in order to gain access to a system
• Identify CPU/memory intensive processes and kill processes
• Adjust process scheduling
• Manage tuning profiles
• Locate and interpret system log files and journals
• Preserve system journals
• Start, stop, and check the status of network services
• Securely transfer files between systems

Configure local storage
• List, create, delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks
• Create and remove physical volumes
• Assign physical volumes to volume groups
• Create and delete logical volumes
• Configure systems to mount file systems at boot by universally unique ID (UUID) or label
• Add new partitions and logical volumes, and swap to a system non- destructively 

Day 3

Create and configure file systems
• Create, mount, unmount, and use vfat, ext4, and xfs file systems
• Mount and unmount network file systems using NFS
• Extend existing logical volumes
• Create and configure set-GID directories for collaboration
• Configure disk compression
• Manage layered storage
• Diagnose and correct file permission problems
Deploy, configure, and maintain systems
• Schedule tasks using at and cron
• Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot
• Configure systems to boot into a specific target automatically
• Configure time service clients
• Install and update software packages from Red Hat Network, a remote repository, or from the local file system
• Work with package module streams
• Modify the system bootloader

Day 4

Manage basic networking
• Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
• Configure hostname resolution
• Configure network services to start automatically at boot
• Restrict network access using firewall-cmd/firewall
Manage users and groups
• Create, delete, and modify local user accounts
• Change passwords and adjust password aging for local user accounts
• Create, delete, and modify local groups and group memberships
• Configure superuser access

Manage security
• Configure firewall settings using firewall-cmd/firewalld
• Create and use file access control lists
• Configure key-based authentication for SSH
• Set enforcing and permissive modes for SELinux
• List and identify SELinux file and process context

Day 5

• Restore default file contexts
• Use boolean settings to modify system SELinux settings
• Diagnose and address routine SELinux policy violations 

Manage containers
• Find and retrieve container images from a remote registry
• Inspect container images
• Perform container management using commands such as podman and skopeo
• Perform basic container management such as running, starting, stopping, and listing running containers
• Run a service inside a container
• Configure a container to start automatically as a systemd service
• Attach persistent storage to a container