Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2

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Description:
This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 training course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the administration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system. With a strong emphasis on practical hands on training, this course will teach further essential administrative tasks required to successfully administer a Red Hat Linux system. Targeted to closely follow the official Red Hat certification curriculum, this course together with the Administering Red Hat System Linux - Part I (V7) course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification. In addition, by attending the Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) System Administration - Part 1 & Part 2 courses together with the Administrating Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 3 course, these three courses will enable the attendee to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) qualification.
Prerequisites:
Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1
Course Objectives:
On completion of this Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 course the delegate will have gained practical experience of the Linux commands, the GUI's and posses the technical knowledge required to perform System Administration tasks.
Examinations:
This training course will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the official Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification routes.
This course in conjunction with the course Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 1 leads to the RHCSA exam and only in conjunction with RHCSA does it lead to RHCE.
Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Red Hat website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.
Exams are not included as part of the course.
Follow-On Courses:
Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 3
Apache Web Server
Perl Programming
Oracle SQL
Introduction:
Administration and Course Materials
Course Structure and Agenda
Delegate and Trainer Introductions
INTRODUCTION TO VIM:
Introduction to text file editing using vi/vim
Basic commands
Copying and moving text
Search and replace features
Reading and writing from file
SEARCHING TEXT AND USING REGULAR EXPRESSIONS:
Searching for text in vim
Regular Expressions
Using grep to search the contents of text files using regular expressions
Introduction to using 'sed' using regular expressions.
Exercise
MANAGING PROCESS PRIORITIES:
Use of nice and renice commands
Foreground and background processing
Grouping commands
INSTALLING RED HAT LINUX USING KICKSTART:
How Kickstart works
Sections within a Kickstart configuration file
Pre and Post Kickstart processing
Creating a Kickstart file
Creating the Linux Install Server
Differing ways of starting a Kickstart installation
SYSTEM ACCESS CONTROLS:
Access Control List (ACL's)
Authentication policies and User Private Groups
Password management using passwd, chage etc
Managing user profile files
Extended file permissions including suid,sgid
Switching to another user
Connecting to a centralized administration server
ADDING DISKS, PARTITIONS, LVM VOLUMES AND FILESYSTEMS:
Creating partitions
Creating Volume Groups and Logical Volumes
Creating File Systems
FUTHER MANAGEMENT OF LVM`s:
Extending Volumes and LVM file systems
LUKS encrypted partitions
Creating and Managing Swap space
CONFIGURING A BASIC FIREWALL:
Limiting network access through a firewall
The firewalld program
Basic configuration using the GUI interface firewall-config
CONFIGURING AND MANAGING SELINUX:
SELinux
Management of SELinux
Easy configuration and customisation of SELinux
Context types
semanage, getsebool, setsebool and chcon commands
SELinux log files
ACCESSING REMOTE SYSTEMS (NFS & SMB):
Configuring client access to an Network Filesystem Server (NFS)
Providing CIFS access (SMB)
Configuring autofs
Configure access from a client to a DNS server
FURTHER SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT:
The Yellow Dog Update, Modifier Tool (YUM)
Creating a YUM repository
SCHEDULING FUTURE TASKS:
Using 'at' to manage one-off jobs
Using the cron system
System crontab files
Monitoring cron access
Controlling access to the 'cron' and 'at' facilities
Using anacron
DEPLOYING AN FTP AND WEB SERVER:
The Apache and Tux Web Servers
Apache server configuration files
Apache Configuration Directives
Basic Server Configuration
HTTP and SELinux
The FTP Service using vsftpd
Anonymous FTP Access
MAINTAINING THE KERNEL:
Loading and removing modules
Updating the Kernel package
Using kernel arguments
TROUBLESHOOTING:
Understanding the boot process
The Rescue Environment
Booting into Single User Mode
Recovery from lost root password