Red Hat System Administration III RHEL6 with RHCE Exam

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Linux Curriculum
Code RH255

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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

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