Enterprise Linux 7 System Administration
Duration: 5 Days
This five day course covers essential administration skills including user and group management; local storage administration and logical volumes; network and network services configuration; remote access using SSH; firewall and basic SELinux management; creating Virtual Machines and installing the OS automatically.
It is intended for those who have previous Linux, Solaris or UNIX experience and are comfortable using the command line and editing text files.
The course is fairly intensive, but provides ample time for putting skills into practice. This course helps with preparation for the RH200 exam.
Topics Covered In This Course
Access the command line (Review only)
Log in to a Linux system and run a variety of daya-to-day commands using the shell.
Manage files from the command line (Review only)
Carry out file and directory management from the bash prompt.
Managing Users and groups
Manage Linux users and groups and including password policies.
Control access to files/directories with permissions
Set permissions on files and directories, and interpret the security effects of different permission settings. Apply Access Control Lists (ACLs) with setfacl and getfacl.
Manage SELinux security
Use SELinux to manage access to files and interpret and troubleshoot SELinux security effects.
Monitor and manage processes
Monitor and manage processes active on the system.
Manage software packages and repositories
Manage software package installs and updates from yum package repositories.
Manage system services and daemons
Manage and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.
Configure basic IPv4 networking, including Network Manager and bonding.
Viewing and managing logs
Locate and view system log files to facilitate troubleshooting.
Managing storage and file systems
Create and manage disk partitions, logical volumes with LVM. Create file systems, and swap areas.
Scheduling system tasks
Schedule repetitive system tasks using cron and systemd timer units.
Create shares and access network file systems
Share file systems using network file system (NFS) exports. Mount NFS and server message block (SMB/CIFS) shares from file servers.
Limiting network communication with firewalld
Configure a basic firewall using firewalld commands.
Virtualization and kickstart
Create and Manage Kernel VMs and install them with the Kickstart automated installer facility.
What You Can Expect
At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
Those wishing to become proficient in day-to-day management of Enterprise Linux servers, and aspiring to achieve RedHat Certified System Administrator level.
Proficient with UNIX/Linux file system navigation, the shell command line and editing text files. Some previous system administration experience would be helpful.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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