Red Hat Enterprise Linux Systems Admin II
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COURSE LENGTH: 4 Days

COURSE COST: $1995.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The topics covered include automating installation with Kickstart, intermediate and advanced level command line building blocks and tools, troubleshooting, network file sharing server configuration, connecting to a directory service, managing advanced security settings, maintenance tasks, and kernel tuning.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

Completion of or skills equal to the Red Hat Linux Systems Administration I course.

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*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244). Couse is subject to minimum enrollment. If minimum enrollment is not met course may run as a Live Distance Learning class.

COURSE TOPICS:


Automated installation with Kickstart
Kickstart
Anaconda: An Overview
Anaconda: Booting the System
Anaconda: Common Boot Options
Anaconda: Loading Anaconda and Packages
Anaconda: Storage Options
Anaconda: Troubleshooting
LAB TASKS:
Linux Installation
Automating Installation with Kickstart

Use regular expressions with grep
Searching Inside Files
The Streaming Editor
Regular Expression Overview
Regular Expressions
RE Character Classes
Regex Quantifiers
RE Parenthesis
LAB TASKS:
Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions
Extended Regular Expressions
Using Regular Expressions With sed

Create and edit text files with vim
Text Editing
vi and Vim
Learning Vim
Basic vi
Intermediate vi
LAB TASKS:
Text Editing with Vim

Schedule future Linux tasks
Automating Tasks
at/batch
cron
The crontab Command
crontab Format
/etc/cron.*/ Directories
Anacron
LAB TASKS:
Creating and Managing User Cron Jobs
Adding System cron Jobs

Manage priority of Linux processes
Viewing Processes
Managing Processes
Tuning Process Scheduling
LAB TASKS: Process Management Basics

Control access to files with access control lists (ACL)
File and Directory Permissions
File Access Control Lists
Manipulating FACLs
Viewing FACLs
Backing Up FACLs
LAB TASKS: Using Filesystem ACLs

Manage SELinux security
SELinux Security Framework
SELinux Modes
SELinux Commands
Choosing an SELinux Policy
SELinux Booleans
Permissive Domains
SELinux Policy Tools
SELinux Troubleshooting
SELinux Troubleshooting Continued
LAB TASKS: Exploring SELinux Modes
SELinux File Contexts

Connect to network-defined users and groups
system-config-authentication
System Security Services Daemon (SSSD)
LAB TASKS: Using LDAP for Centralized User Accounts

Add disks, partitions, and file systems to a Linux system
Partitioning Disks with fdisk
Partitioning Disks with parted
Filesystem Creation
Filesystem Maintenance
Managing an XFS Filesystem
Swap
LAB TASKS:
Creating and Managing Filesystems
Hot Adding Swap

Manage logical volume management (LVM) storage
Logical Volume Management
Implementing LVM
Creating Logical Volumes
Manipulating VGs & LVs
Advanced LVM Concepts
gnome-disk-utility
LAB TASKS: Creating and Managing LVM Volumes

Access networked attached storage with network file system (NFS)
File Sharing via NFS
NFSv4+
NFS Clients
NFS
NFS Server Configuration
LAB TASKS: NFS Server Configuration

Access networked attached storage with SMB
Accessing Windows/Samba Shares from Linux
AutoFS
AutoFS Configuration
LAB TASKS: Using autofs

Control and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process
systemd System and Service Manager
systemd Targets
Using systemd
Legacy Support for SysV init
Booting Linux on PCs
GRUB 2
GRUB2 Configuration
GRUB2 Security
Boot Parameters
Initial RAM Filesystem
init
System Init Styles Overview

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Linux Runlevels Aliases
Systemd local-fs.target and sysinit.target
Systemd basic.target and multi-user.target
Legacy local bootup script support
System Configuration Files
RHEL7 Configuration Utilities
Shutdown and Reboot
LAB TASKS: Boot Process
GRUB Command Line
Basic GRUB Security
Managing Services With Systemd's systemctl
Troubleshooting Practice: Boot Process

Linux network communication with firewall
Netfilter: Stateful Packet Filter Firewall
Netfilter Concepts
Using the iptables Command
Netfilter Rule Syntax
Targets
Common match_specs
Connection Tracking
FirewallD
LAB TASKS:
Securing Services with Netfilter
FirewallD

Comprehensive review
System Administration II