Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Rapid Skills Transfer for Experienced Support Staff

Course:  RHLRST
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This course provides an intensive skills transfer program that, on completion, will enable attendees to support a complex Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Centos or Oracle Enterprise Linux based system(s) on a day to day basis. The primary skills to be acquired would include good basic RHEL Linux knowledge at the command line, writing and debugging shell scripts and targeted areas of system administration.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Getting up to Speed

  • The Linux Command Line Format
  • Help Systems
  • The BASH Shell
  • The Linux Filesystem
  • The vim Editor
  • Essential Tools and Utilities
  • Processes
  • Basic Security

BASH Shell Scripting

  • Shell Variables
  • Basic Shell Scripts
  • Shell Facilities Used in Scripting ? functions, here documents, parameters, return codes etc.
  • Shell Programming ? if, case, for, until/while etc.
  • Constructing Complex Shell Scripts
  • Debugging Scripts Using Trace Options

System Administration

  • Red Hat Administration Utilities
  • Understanding Red Hat Configuration Files
  • User and Groups
  • Red Hat Linux Filesystems ? creating, maintaining etc.
  • The RHEL Logical Volume Manager (LVM) ? creating and maintaining volume groups and logical volumes
  • The Red Hat LVM and Storage Management ? SANs, RAIDs, etc.
  • Backup Utilities ? tar, cpio, pax, dump/restore etc.
  • Software Maintenance ? YUM, RPM, Red Hat Network etc
  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Who Should Take This Course

IT Professionals ? primarily help desk, application support and technical support staff - who have equivalent knowledge and experience gained through supporting systems based on similar technologies. Some prior knowledge of UNIX or Linux, whilst not absolutely essential, would be considered an asset.

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