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Systems Administration I for Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®          

Duration: 5 days

Description 
This course will teach the fundamental skills required to manage Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® environment. This class will cover installation, file system management, system initialization, services, user management, network management, system administration tools, managing partitions, managing startup, security management, configuring the kernel, Linux® utilities, managing the X Window system and troubleshooting. This class is developed by Trubix Inc.

Topics

  • Installation
  • Filesystem Device Nodes
  • Hotswappable Bus Support
  • Block Devices and Filesystem Schemes
  • Partitioning Hard Drives
  • Configuring Software RAID at Installation
  • Configuring Flexible Filesystems with LVM
  • Network Setup
  • Firewall Setup
  • Post-Install Configuration
  • Partition management
  • Filesystem Basics
  • Filesystem
  • Mount options and configuration
  • Unmounting Filesystems
  • The Auto-Mounter
  • Swap partitions
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Adding a Drive
  • Red Hat Linux Installation
  • BIOS Initialization
  • The Boot Process
  • Kernel Initialization
  • init Initialization
  • Run levels
  • Daemon Processes
  • The rc.sysinit Script
  • System V run levels
  • The rc.local Script
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Startup and shutdown processes
  • Controlling Services
  • Managing Users
  • Adding and Modifying User Accounts
  • Password Management
  • NIS Configuration
  • Group Administration
  • File Security
  • Linux File Permission
  • SUID / SGID Executables
  • The Sticky Bit and Setgid Access Mode
  • User Private Groups
  • Filesystem Management
  • Network Management
  • Journaling for Ext2 Filesystems
  • Bringing Network Interfaces Up and Down
  • Configuration Utilities
  • Multiple NICs
  • Binding Multiple IP Addresses
  • DHCP/BOOTP
  • Networking basics
  • DNS Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Print Management
  • CUPS Queue Management
  • Using at and cron
  • crontab files
  • Using tmpwatch
  • Managing System Logs
  • The whatis Database
  • System Monitoring and Process Control
  • Backups
  • The RPM Package Manager
  • RPM Queries and Verification
  • RPM Utilities and Features
  • Red Hat Network Registration
  • The up2date utility
  • Remote Administration
  • GRUB and grub.conf
  • Starting the Boot Process
  • Kernel Modules and Their Configuration
  • The /proc filesystem
  • /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
  • Working with LVM
  • The X Protocol
  • X Security
  • Window Managers
  • Display Managers
  • XFree86 Startup
  • X Server Configuration
  • The X Font Server
  • Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
  • Troubleshooting X
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Recovery Run-levels
  • Boot Floppies
  • Rescue Environment Details

Prerequisites

  • Attendees must have a solid understanding of Linux/UNIX fundamentals.


 
 
 

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