- Enhancing user security
- Disk management with Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
- System and network activity monitoring
- Network management and packet filtering
- Software management
- Web service management
- File sharing across platforms
- Basic SMTP management
Getting started with the classroom environment
- Objective: Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills.
Enhance user security
- Objective: Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo.
Bash scripting and tools
- Objective: Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools.
File security with GnuPG
- Objective: Secure files with GnuPG.
- Objective: Use yum plug-ins to manage packages; understand the design of packages; build a simple package.
- Objective: Profile running services, then capture and analyze network traffic.
Route network traffic
- Objective: Configure system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl.
Secure network traffic
- Objective: Secure network traffic through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address translation (NAT).
NTP server configuration
- Objective: Configure an NTP server.
File systems and logs
- Objective: Manage local file system integrity; monitor systems over time and system logging.
Centralized and secure storage
- Objective: Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt file systems.
SSL-encapsulated web services
- Objective: Understand SSL certificates and deploy an SSL-encapsulated web service.
Web server additional configuration
- Objective: Configure a web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories.
Basic SMTP configuration
- Objective: Configure an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smarthost relay).
Caching-only DNS server
- Objective: Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name server.
File sharing with NFS
- Objective: Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS.
File sharing with CIFS
- Objective: Configure file and print sharing between hosts with CIFS.
File sharing with FTP
- Objective: Configure file sharing with anonymous FTP.
Troubleshooting boot process
- Objective: Understand the boot process and recover unbootable systems with rescue mode.
- A senior Linux system administrator who requires networking and security administration skills.
- A Linux IT professional who currently has an RHCT or RHCSA certification and is interested in earning an RHCE certification.
- A Linux IT professional who can demonstrate the competencies needed to earn an RHCSA.
- RHCSA Rapid Track Course with exam (RH200) or the combination of Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II with exam (RH135) courses
- Equivalent experience to the RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH200)
- Skills required to earn an RHCT/RHCSA certification