- 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
Automated installations of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
- Objective: Create and manage kickstart configuration files; perform installations using kickstart.
Accessing the command line
- Objective: Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.
Intermediate command-line tools
- Objective: Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.
Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection
- Objective: Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.
Network configuration and troubleshooting
- Objective: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.
Managing simple partitions and file systems
- Objective: Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.
Managing flexible storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
- Objective: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.
Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS
- Objective: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.
Managing user accounts
- Objective: Manage user accounts, including password aging.
Network user accounts with LDAP
- Objective: Connect to a central LDAP directory service.
Controlling access to files
- Objective: Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).
- Objective: Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs.
Installing and managing software
- Objective: Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.
Managing installed services
- Objective: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.
Analyzing and storing logs
- Objective: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate.
- Objective: Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.
Tuning and maintaining the kernel
- Objective: List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.
System recovery techniques
- Objective: Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.
IT professionals who have attended Red Hat System Administration I, and want the skills to be a full-time enterprise Linux administrator and/or earn an RHCSA certification
Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)