RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199)

Red Hat Certified System Administrator

RHCSA or Red Hat Certified System Administrator, is a certification that validates the skills of Linux system administrators who work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Course Description

Enhance your Linux system administration skills with the RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH199) offered by our Red Hat Training Center. Designed for experienced Linux system administrators, this course provides comprehensive training in essential Red Hat Enterprise Linux configuration, administration, and maintenance.

Our accelerated course combines the key content from Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134), allowing you to review and master the tasks in a condensed format. The course is based on the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0, ensuring you learn with the most up-to-date tools and technologies.

Completing this course will help you

Audience for this course

This course caters to a diverse audience, including:

– Windows system administrators seek to broaden their skills and enhance their capabilities.

– Network administrators and system administrators are interested in augmenting their existing skill sets.

– Linux system administrators are responsible for critical tasks such as configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems.

– System administrators are involved in providing operational support, monitoring system performance, and automating tasks through scripting.

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Course Overview

To fully benefit from this course, you should possess a strong understanding of fundamental Linux computing concepts and have substantial experience working as a Linux system administrator. We recommend having significant field experience with Linux systems to make the most of this accelerated training.

If you are new to Linux or require a refresher, we suggest starting with our Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) course. Take our free assessment to determine if this course is the right fit for your current skills and knowledge.

Access systems and get help:
Log in to local and remote Linux systems.
Investigate and employ problem resolution methods provided by Red Hat Insights and support.

Navigate file systems:
Perform file operations, including copying, moving, creating, deleting, and organizing files from the bash shell.

Manage Local Users and Groups:
Create, manage, and delete local users and groups.
Administer local password policies for enhanced security.

Control access to files:
Set Linux file system permissions on files.
Understand the security implications of different permission settings.

Manage SELinux security:
Utilize SELinux to protect and manage server security effectively.

Tune system performance:
Evaluate and control processes.
Adjust tuning parameters and process scheduling priorities to optimize performance on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Install and update software packages:
Download, install, update, and manage software packages using Red Hat and DNF package repositories.

Manage basic storage:
Create and manage storage devices, partitions, file systems, and swap spaces using command-line tools.

Control services and the boot process:
Monitor and control network services, system daemons, and the boot process using systemd.

Manage networking:
Configure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.

Analyze and store logs:
Locate and interpret system event logs for effective troubleshooting.

Implement advanced storage features:
Create and manage logical volumes containing file systems and swap spaces using command-line tools.
Configure advanced storage features with Stratis and VDO.

Schedule future tasks:
Set up scheduled tasks for automatic execution in the future.

Access network-attached storage:
Access network-attached storage using the NFS protocol.

Manage network security:
Control network connections and services using the system firewall and SELinux rules.

Running Containers:
Obtain, run, and manage lightweight services as containers on a single Red Hat Enterprise Linux server.

Note: Course outline is subject to change as technology advances and the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact a training specialist online or at +91 9445514242 / +919094013134

Package Management: Learn to utilize the new repository structure and appstream modules for efficient package management.

Storage Management: Discover how to create storage devices, volumes, and file systems, including the advanced Stratis storage management.

Network Services and Security: Configure and secure network services to ensure optimal performance and data protection.

Process Management and Performance Tuning: Master the skills to manage processes, schedule tasks, and fine-tune system performance.

User Administration and Authentication: Gain expertise in managing users, groups, and authentication methods to maintain a secure environment.

Server Management with Cockpit: Explore the capabilities of the Cockpit web management utility to effectively manage server operations.

Troubleshooting and Support: Develop troubleshooting skills and learn how to obtain support to address system issues effectively.

Containerization: Acquire the knowledge to run containers, allowing for scalable and efficient deployment of applications.

Impact on the organization

This comprehensive training equips your team members with essential Linux system administration skills, laying the foundation for efficient IT infrastructure management. By empowering your staff with the ability to configure, administer, and rapidly deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux, your organization can benefit from enhanced system reliability, improved resource utilization, and expedited response to system failures. The course enables new Linux system administrators to efficiently resolve configuration issues, integrate Red Hat Enterprise Linux with existing systems, manage user and group administration, and leverage available storage solutions. With the rapid acquisition of skills, computer professionals can quickly become capable Linux administrators.

While Red Hat has developed this course to benefit our customers, it’s important to note that every company and infrastructure is unique, and individual results and benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual:

Upon completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills to perform essential Linux system administration tasks. These include establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and executing basic security administration. You will be able to confidently

You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Access the command line locally and remotely.
  • Manage files from the command line.
  • Create and administer local users and groups.
  • Monitor and manage Linux processes.
  • Control services, daemons, and the boot process.
  • Manage services provided in existing container images.
  • Optimize system performance using tuning profiles.
  • Control access to files with file system permissions.
  • Analyze and store log files for troubleshooting.
  • Configure and secure the OpenSSH service.
  • Install and update software packages and app streams.
  • Manage Linux file systems and volumes.
  • Configure Linux networking and firewalls effectively.

Recommended next exam or course

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200)
  • Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation (RH294)

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