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Linux Administration


This course will teach you how to effectively deploy and maintain Red Hat Linux and Linux Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on your servers or entire network. The course  provides up-to-date details on the latest Linux distributions, including Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu. You will learn how to install and customize Red Hat Linux, work from the GUI or command line, configure Internet and intranet services, interoperate with Windows systems, and create reliable backups. Performance tuning, security, updates, introduction to virtualization are also covered and real-world examples help you put the techniques presented into practice.


This course relates to Red Hat Linux 7. Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux administration experience. The course focuses on providing students with Linux administration basic knowledge  by focusing on core administration tasks.

  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Learning how to install and configure software components and services
  • Establishing network connections and firewall access
  • Monitoring and managing processes
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Accessing Linux file systems
  • Installing and using virtualized systems
  • Reviewing the system log files and journal

Brief Contents

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux manually with the graphical installer from network installation media
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux automatically using Kickstart
  • Login or switch user to the root account
  • Locate and read on-line documentation using man, info, and files in /usr/share/doc
  • Use text editors such as gedit and vim to create and edit text files
  • Manage files and directories: create/delete/copy/move; create hard and soft links
  • Manage disk partitions: understand MBR-style partitions (primary,extended,logical); list/create/delete partitions, Manage disk partitions
  • Manage name resolution: set local hostname, configure /etc/hosts, configure to use existing DNS server
  • Manage network services: check status, start, stop, configure to start automatically at boot
  • Configure the scheduling of tasks using cron and at
  • Manage local user and group accounts: create, delete, change passwords, adjust password aging, adjust group memberships
  • Use network user and group accounts stored on an existing LDAP directory service
  • Manage standard permissions: list, interpret, change ugo/rw


The course prepares the student for the following exam:

  • Red Hat System Administration I

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