Red Hat Linux 8 for Experienced Red Hat Linux 7 Administrators

2 Day Course
Hands On
Code RHV8RHV7

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Overview

This is a fast paced instructor led Red Hat Linux 8 for Experienced Red Hat Linux 7 Administrators training course. It is designed to give the delegates practical experience in the administration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL8) system. With a strong emphasis on practical hands on training, this course will teach administrative tasks required to successfully administer a Red Hat Linux 8 system.

The course assumes that the delegate will have a good knowledge of all the topics covered in the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1, Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 and Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 3 courses for RHEL7.

Objectives

The delegate will have knowledge in all, and practise in some, of the following:

  • Awareness of the major differences between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Create system images using Composer
  • Use DNF for Package and Software Management
  • Deploy Containers using Red Hat's new tools Podman and Buildah(these replace Docker)
  • Perform Volume and filesystem management using Stratis
  • Virtual Data Optimser (VDO)
  • Configure Identity Management using authselect and PAM modules
  • Use Cockpit for Volume Management
  • Configure firewall rules using the new NFT command
  • An overview of Ansible

Target Audience

This Red Hat Linux 8 for Experienced Red Hat Linux 7 Administrators course is suitable for anyone who has already acquired administration skills for RHEL7.

Additional Information

  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.

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Modules

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Upgrade Considerations (4 topics)

  • Which types of systems can be upgraded
  • Implications of Upgrading
  • Overview of new features
  • Deprecated and Removed software

Using Cockpit for Volume Management (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Cockpit the WEB based GUI
  • Facilities provided by Cockpit
  • How Cockpit is used for Volume Management
  • Exercise

Performing Volume and Filesystem Management Using Stratis (8 topics)

  • Introduction to Stratis layered Storage
  • When to use Stratis
  • Creating Pools
  • Creating filesystems
  • Listing Stratis Volumes and filesystems
  • Updating /etc/fstab
  • Extending Stratis pools
  • Exercise

Introduction to Virtual Data Optimiser (6 topics)

  • Overview
  • VDO utilities
  • Creating the VDO volume
  • Increasing Logical Volume Size
  • Increasing Physical Volume size
  • Exercise

Configure Identity Management Using Authselect and PAM Modules (7 topics)

  • What is authselect used for?
  • Selecting an authselect profile
  • PAM Modules
  • PAM Configuration File
  • system_auth file
  • Modifying a ready made authselect profile
  • Exercise

Deploy Containers Using the New Podman and Buildah (6 topics)

  • What is a Linux Container
  • What are the advantages of Containers
  • Why is Red Hat's Buildah and Podman replacing Docker
  • Building a Container using Buildah
  • Running Containers with Podman
  • Exercise

Configure Firewall Rules Using NFT Command (6 topics)

  • Introduction to nftables
  • When to use nftables, iptables or firewalld
  • Converting iptable rules to nftable rules
  • Writing and executing nftable rules
  • Writing nftable scripts
  • Automatically loading nftable rules at boot time

An Overview of Ansible (2 topics)

  • Introduction to Ansible
  • Ansible terminology

Overview of Linux Containers (3 topics)

  • What is a Linux Container
  • What are the advantages of Containers
  • Overview of Docker

Creating System Images Using Composer (4 topics)

  • What is Composer
  • Creating images
  • Using Composer within Cockpit
  • Exercise

Using DNF for Package and Software Management (6 topics)

  • Introduction to DNF
  • DNF and yum4
  • Advantages of DNF
  • Configuring Repositories for DNF
  • DNF command syntax
  • Exercise

Appendix A - Systemd Sockets (2 topics)

  • systemd sockets
  • Using systemd units

Appendix B - Deploying Ansible (6 topics)

  • APPENDIX B - DEPLOYING ANSIBLE
  • Installing Ansible
  • Running Ansible
  • Ansible Configuration
  • Ansible Client Configuration

Prerequisites

This is a fast paced course therefore a good knowledge of all the content covered in the Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 1, Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 2 and Administering Red Hat Linux 7 - Part 3 courses for RHEL7 is essential.

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
RHV8RHV7 2 Days $1,465
05-06

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