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KB0140 - RedHat Linux System Administration




This is a course for users of Linux who want to start building skills in systems administration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux to a level where they can attach and configure and administer servers and workstations on an existing network. This course provides intensive hands-on training on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.  


Linux or UNIX users who understand the basics of Red Hat Linux and desire further technical training to begin the process of becoming a system administrator will benefit from this course.  

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:  

  • Prove competency by passing the RHCT Exam, a realistic performance-based lab exam. - Install, configure, and attach a new Red Hat Linux system to an existing production network.  


Chapter 1:   Linux Ideas And History  

  • What is Open Source?
  • Linux Origins
  • Red Hat Distributions
  • The Fedora Project
  • Linux Principles

Chapter 2: Installation

  • Hardware Overview
  • CPU and Memory
  • Preparing to Install
  • Multiboot Systems
  • The RH Installer
  • Installer Features
  • RH Installation Overview
  • Partitioning Hard Drives
  • Sample Partition Structure
  • Configuring File Systems
  • Network Configuration
  • Firewall Setup
  • Security Enhanced Linux
  • SELinux Installation Options and Control
  • Package Selection
  • Validating the Installation
  • noprobe Mode and Driver Disks
  • Post-Install Configuration

Chapter 3:    Linux Usage Basics

  • Logging into Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Starting X from the Console
  • Accessing the Command Line from X
  • Changing your Password
  • The root User
  • Elevating your Privileges
  • Editing Text Files
  • Hands-on lab: Linux Usage Basics 

Chapter 4: System Initialization And Services

  • Boot Sequence Overview
  • BIOS Initialization
  • Boot Loader Components
  • GRUB and grub.conf
  • Kernel Initialization
  • init Initialization
  • Run Levels
  • /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
  • /etc/rc.d/rc
  • Daemon Processes
  • System V run levels
  • /etc/rc.d/rc.local
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Controlling Services
  • System Shutdown and Reboot

Chapter 5:    Running Commands and - Getting Help

  • Running Commands
  • Getting Help
  • The whatis Command
  • The --help Option
  • Reading Usage Summaries
  • The man and info Commands
  • Documentation
  • Hands-on lab: Getting Help with Commands 

Chapter 6:    Browsing the File System

  • Linux File Hierarchy Concepts
  • Current Working Directory
  • File and Directory Names
  • Absolute and Relative Pathnames
  • Changing Directories
  • Listing Directory Contents
  • Copying and Moving Files and Directories
  • Creating and Removing Files and Directories
  • Using Nautilus
  • Determining File Content
  • Viewing Files
  • Hands-on lab: Browsing the Filesystem

Chapter 7:    Using the bash Shell

  • bash Introduction, Heritage, and Features
  • Command Line Shortcuts
  • History Tricks
  • Command Line Expansion
  • Command Editing Tricks
  • gnome-terminal
  • Hands-on lab: Exploring the Bash Shell

Chapter 8:    Standard I/O and Pipes

  • Standard Input and Output
  • Redirecting Standard Input and Output
  • Overwriting vs Appending
  • Redirecting Standard Error
  • Redirecting Both Standard
  • Output and Error
  • Using Pipes To Connect Processes
  • Hands-on lab: Standard I/O and Pipes 

Chapter 9    Text Processing Tools

  • Tools for Extracting Text
  • Tools for Analysing Text
  • Tools for Manipulating Text
  • Special Characters for Matching Text
  • Hands-on lab: Text Processing Tools

Chapter 10    Basic System Configuration

  • Configuring Date and Time
  • Configuring Printers
  • Configuring the Network
  • System Logs
  • Hands-on lab: Basic System Configuration 

Chapter 11    vi and vim

  • Introducing vim
  • vim basics
  • Opening, Modifying, and Saving Files - Using Command Mode
  • Undoing Changes
  • Visual Mode
  • Splitting the Screen
  • Configuring vi and vim
  • Learning More
  • Hands-on lab: vi and vim 

Chapter 12    Configuring the bash Shell

  • Using bash Variables
  • Local and Environment Variables
  • Configuration and Information Variables
  • Variable Expansion
  • Protecting Against Variable Expansion
  • Aliases
  • How bash Expands the Command Line
  • Types of Shells
  • bash Startup and Exit Scripts
  • Using Variables in Shell Scripts
  • Hands-on lab: Configuring the Bash Shell 

Chapter 13    Finding and Processing Files

  • The slocate and find Commands
  • Basic find Examples
  • find and Logical Operators
  • find and Permissions
  • find and Numeric Criteria
  • find and Access Times
  • Executing Commands with find
  • The Gnome Search Tool
  • Hands-on lab: Finding and Processing Files

Chapter 14: Kernel Services And Configuration

  • Objectives and Agenda
  • Kernel Modules
  • Kernel Module Configuration
  • The /proc filesystem
  • /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
  • General Hardware Resources
  • System Bus Support
  • Hotswappable Bus Support
  • System Monitoring and Process Control

Chapter 15: Filesystem Management

  • System Initialization: Device Recognition
  • Disk Partitioning
  • Managing Partitions
  • Managing Data: Filesystem Creation
  • Journaling for ext2 filesystems: ext3
  • Mount Options and Configuration
  • The Auto-Mounter
  • ext2/ext3 Filesystem Attributes
  • Virtual Memory Files
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Adding a Drive 

Chapter 16    The Linux Filesystem In-Depth

  • Partitions and Filesystems
  • Inodes and Directories
  • cp, mv, rm, and inodes
  • Symbolic (or Soft) Links and Hard Links
  • The Seven Fundamental Filetypes
  • Checking Free Space
  • Mounting CDs, DVDs, USB Media, and Floppy Disks
  • Why Archive Files?
  • Creating, Inspecting, and - Extracting Files From File Archives
  • Why Use File Compression?
  • Compression Utilities
  • Compressing Archives
  • Hands-on lab: The Linux Filesystem

Chapter 17: RPM 

  • The RPM Way
  • RPM Package Manager
  • Installing and Removing Software
  • Updating a Kernel RPM
  • RPM Queries
  • RPM Verification
  • Other RPM Utilities and Features
  • Automatic Dependency
  • RHN Registration
  • The up2date utility 

Chapter 18: User Administration

  • User Policy Considerations
  • The User Account Database -
  • /etc/passwd
  • Adding a New User Account
  • User Private Groups
  • Group Administration
  • Modifying/Deleting Accounts
  • Password Aging Policies
  • Login Shell Scripts
  • Non Login Shell Scripts
  • Switching Accounts
  • sudo
  • Network Users
  • Authentication Configuration
  • NIS Client Configuration
  • LDAP Client Configuration
  • File Ownership
  • Linux File Permissions
  • SUID / SGID Executables
  • The Sticky Bit
  • The Setgid Access Mode
  • Default File Permissions
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • SELinux
  • Controlling SELinux
  • SELinux Contexts
  • Troubleshooting SELinux 

Chapter 19: Printing And Administration Tools

  • CUPS: Common Unix Printing System
  • Controlling Access to cron
  • System crontab Files
  • System Logging
  • syslog Configuration
  • Tape Drives
  • Using tar/star
  • Using dump/restore
  • Using cpio
  • Remote Backups
  • Other Backup Software 

Chapter 20: The X Window System 

  • XOrg: The X11 Server
  • XOrg Server Design
  • XOrg Server Configuration
  • XOrg Modularity
  • Server and Client Relationship
  • Configuration Utilities Remote X Sessions 

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting 

  • Basic Guidelines
  • Troubleshooting X
  • Troubleshooting Networking
  • Order of the Boot Process
  • Filesystem Corruption
  • Filesystem Recovery
  • Recovery Run-levels
  • Rescue Environment


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Napaka gaganda ng topic/chapter dito ng linux system administration. Question lang po kung matatalakay lahat ng ito at kung mamamaster ko po lahat ng nakalagay dito after matapos ang training.

Can you please register me in this short course and I'm willing to pay a registration fee to push thru in this training course.

I would appreciate if you will contact me as soon as possible.

Thank you,

Simon lester Ganotice,

Ok. 1 slot reserved for you. I'll inform you when will be the start of the training.

ok thnx - please advise me asap.

pa-send naman po ng mga courses nyo na cgrado ng tuloy ang start ng class para mkapag-adjust ako ng sked ko for registration if ever interested ako sa course.

may course po ba kayo ng ng "RedHat Linux Network Administration"? If meron po ask ko lang kelan yung date na sure mag-start yung class....

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