Red Hat System Administration III with RHCSA and RHCE Exams (RH 255)

Overview

Red Hat System Administration III (RH254), related to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, 7, is designed for experienced Linux system administrators who hold a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent skills and who want to broaden their ability to administer Linux systems at an enterprise level.

The course is focused on deploying and managing network servers running caching Domain Name Service (DNS), MariaDB, Apache HTTPD, Postfix SMTP nullclients, network file sharing with Network File System (NFS) and Server Message Block (SMB), iSCSI initiators and targets, advanced networking and firewalld configurations, and the use of Bash shell scripting to help automate, configure, and troubleshoot the system. Through lectures and hands-on labs, students who have already earned the RHCSA certification will be exposed to all competencies covered by the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam (EX300).

Note: This course does not cover all RHCSA tasks. Students who need a review of RHCSA skills are encouraged to attend RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199).
 

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Target Audience

Red Hat System Administration III is intended for experienced Linux administrators wishing to learn enterprise-level automation techniques through scripting, how to deploy and secure network services, and how to manage other key security features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Students in this course should have earned their RHCSA or have equivalent skills.

Prerequisites

  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA certification, confirmation of the correct skills and knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.

Course Outline

Module1: Control services and daemons

  • Review how to manage services and the boot-up process using systemctl
Module 2: Manage IPv6 networking
  • Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv6 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
Module 3: Configure link aggregation and bridging
  • Configure and troubleshoot advanced network interface functionality including bonding, teaming, and local software bridges
Module 4: Control network port security
  • Permit and reject access to network services using advanced SELinux and firewalld filtering techniques
Module 5: Manage DNS for servers
  • Set and verify correct DNS records for systems and configure secure DNS caching
Module 6: Configure email delivery
  • Relay all email sent by the system to an SMTP gateway for central delivery
Module 7: Provide block-based storage
  • Provide and use networked iSCSI block devices as remote disks
Module 8: Provide file-based storage
  • Provide NFS exports and SMB file shares to specific systems and users
Module 9: Configure MariaDB databases
  • Provide a MariaDB SQL database for use by programs and database administrators
Module 10: Provide Apache HTTPD web service
  • Configure Apache HTTPD to provide Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabled websites and virtual hosts
Module 11: Bash scripts
  • Write simple shell scripts using Bash
Module 12: Bash conditionals and control structures
  • Use Bash conditionals and other control structures to write more sophisticated shell commands and scripts
Module 13: Configure the shell environment
  • Customize Bash startup and use environment variables, Bash aliases, and Bash functions
Module 14: Linux containers preview
  • Preview the capabilities of Linux containers and other related technologies in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Module 15: Comprehensive review
Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat System Administration III
 

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