Red Hat (Linux) 5 & 6

Course Overview

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and 6 are the standard for many enterprise data centers that handle complex operations and analysis every day. IT professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to maintain and manage Red Hat enterprise systems are in high demand. This course covers the essentials of Linux, the courses will move on to system administration, and network security and administration.

Course Outline

Red Hat 5

Red Hat Linux Essentials

  • Linux Concepts & History
  • Linux Basics
  • Online Help
  • The File System
  • Users, Groups, and Permissions
  • The Bash Shell
  • Standard IO & Pipes
  • Text Manipulation
  • VIM
  • Basic System Configuration Tools
  • Managing Processes
  • Configuring the Bash Shell
  • Finding and Processing Files
  • Network Applications
  • Users, Groups, and Permissions
  • The Linux File System
  • Essential System Administration Tools
  • What’s Next

Linux System Administrator

  • Introduction
  • The Boot Process
  • Linux Filesystem Management
  • Software Management
  • User Administration
  • System Administration Tools
  • Kernel Services and Configuration
  • The X Window System and Troubleshooting

Red Hat Linux Networking and Security

  • Hardware Requirements and Installing Linux
  • Bootup and Grub Boot Manager
  • Partitions, Formatting, Mounting ext2, ext3 and swap
  • RMP and YUM Package Management
  • Adding Users and Groups
  • Admin Tools; IPv4, IPv6, cron, Logs, Process Control, CUPS
  • Kernal Concepts, Processes
  • Web Services
  • Networking File Sharing Services
  • Organized Networked Systems
  • EMS
  • Security
  • Securing Data

Red Hat 6

Red Hat 124 Administration I

  • Installation of Red Hat Linux
  • Command-line skills
  • Security Options
  • Boot Process
  • File System Administration
  • Package Management
  • User Administration
  • System Administration Tasks

Red Hat 135 Administration II

  • Introduction to Linux Hardware
  • Boot Process
  • System Startup and Shutdown
  • Package Management
  • Command-Line
  • Linux File Systems
  • User Resources
  • System Files
  • Linux Shell Environment
  • Scripting
  • Linux Databases
  • Display Manager
  • User and Group Accounts
  • Scheduling Jobs
  • Email and Printing
  • Internet Protocols and Networking
  • Encryption Options

Red Hat 254 Administration III

  • Course Introduction and Environment Setup
  • Securing server connections with SSH
  • FTP
  • NFS
  • Bash Scripting
  • Perl Scripting
  • NTP
  • Centralized Storage
  • Troubleshooting the Boot Process
  • Web Server
  • SMTP (mail) Server
  • System Monitoring and Logs
  • DNS Server