Red Hat System Administration III RHEL6 with RHCE Exam

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Linux Curriculum
Code RH255

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Scheduled Virtual Onsite


Red Hat System Administration III with RHCE Exam (RH255) is designed for experienced Linux administrators who require networking and security administration skills. With a heavy emphasis on practical hands on labs, this course is tightly aligned with experienced Linux administrators´ job tasks and the skills required for advancement. Focus is placed on enhancing the students' automation skills to securely configure, deploy and manage network services including DNS, Apache, SMTP and network file sharing. In addition, this course emphasizes security including monitoring, packet filtering, access controls and SELinux. At the completion of this course, students already familiar with the RHCT/RHCSA administration skills will have exposure to all competencies tested by the RHCSA and RHCE exams. This class includes the RHCSA and the RHCE exams.

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Getting Started with the Classroom Environment (1 topic)

  • Objective: Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills

Enhance User Security (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo

Bash Scripting and Tools (1 topic)

  • Objective: Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools

File Security with GnuPG (1 topic)

  • Objective: Secure files with GnuPG

Software Management (1 topic)

  • Objective: Use yum plugins to manage packages and understand the design of packages to build a simple package

Network Monitoring (1 topic)

  • Objective: Profile running services then capture and analyze network traffic

Route Network Traffic (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl

Secure Network Traffic (1 topic)

  • Objective: Secure network traffic through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address translation (NAT)

NTP Server Configuration (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure an NTP server

Filesystems and Logs (1 topic)

  • Objective: Manage local file system integrity, monitor system over time, and system logging

Centralized and Secure Storage (1 topic)

  • Objective: Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt filesystems

SSL-encapsulated Web Services (1 topic)

  • Objective: Understand SSL certificates and deploy an SSL encapsulated web service

Web Server Additional Configuration (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories

Basic SMTP Configuration (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smarthost relay)

Caching-Only DNS Server (1 topic)

  • Objective: Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name server

File Sharing with NFS (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS

File Sharing with CIFS (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure file and print sharing between hosts with CIFS

File Sharing with FTP (1 topic)

  • Objective: Configure file sharing with anonymous FTP

Troubleshooting Boot Process (1 topic)

  • Objective: Understand the boot process and recover unbootable systems with rescue mode


*RHCSA Rapid Track Course or Red Hat System Administration I & II *Equivalent experience to the RHCSA Rapid Track Course *Skills required to earn an RHCT/RHCSA certification

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

  • Red Hat System Administration I

    This 5-day course is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux Skills.

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Next Date October 21st in London (NIIT Aldersgate) 24 Scheduled Dates in 7 Locations Course Code RH124
  • Red Hat System Administration II RHEL6 with Exam

    This 5-day course follows on from System Administration I and furthers delegates' Red Hat Linux Enterprise Linux administration skills to the level required for RHCSA certification.

    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code RH135
    Scheduled Virtual Onsite

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