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System Administration II

  • Course Code RH134
  • Duration 5 days

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QAR7,860.26

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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Focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full-time Linux administrator

Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) serves as the second part of the RHCSA training track for IT professionals who have taken Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). The course goes deeper into core Linux system administration skills in storage configuration and management, installation and deployment of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, management of security features such as SELinux, control of recurring system tasks, management of the boot process and troubleshooting, basic system tuning, and command-line automation and productivity. .

Experienced Linux administrators looking for rapid preparation for the RHCSA certification should instead start with RHCSA Rapid Track (RH199).

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2.

Course summary:

- Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux using scalable methods

- Access security files, file systems, and networks

- Execute shell scripting and automation techniques

- Manage storage devices, logical volumes, and file systems

- Manage security and system access

- Control the boot process and system services

- Running containers

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 06-10 December, 2020
    • Location: Virtual
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 06-10 December, 2020
    • Location: Virtual
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 31 January-03 February, 2021

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    • Location: Virtual
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 21-24 February, 2021
    • Location: Virtual
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 21-24 March, 2021
    • Location: Virtual
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 16-19 May, 2021
    • Location: Virtual

Target Audience

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This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

- Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures

- Providing operational support

- Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability

- Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Course Objectives

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You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart
  • Manage file systems and logical volumes
  • Manage scheduled jobs
  • Access network file systems
  • Manage SELinux
  • Control firewalls
  • Perform troubleshooting tasks

Course Content

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Improve command line productivity

Run commands more efficiently by using advanced features of the Bash shell, shell scripts, and various utilities provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux.


Schedule future tasks

Schedule commands to run in the future, either one time or on a repeating schedule.


Tune system performance

Improve system performance by setting tuning parameters and adjusting scheduling priority of processes.


Control access to files with ACLs

Interpret and set access control lists (ACLs) on files to handle situations requiring complex user and group access permissions.


Manage SELinux security

Protect and manage the security of a server by using SELinux.


Manage basic storage

Create and manage storage devices, partitions, file systems, and swap spaces from the command line.


Manage logical volumes

Create and manage logical volumes containing file systems and swap spaces from the command line.


Implement advanced storage features

Manage storage using the Stratis local storage management system and use VDO volumes to optimize storage space in use.


Access network-attached storage

Use the NFS protocol to administer network-attached storage.


Control the boot process

Manage the boot process to control services offered and to troubleshoot and repair problems.


Manage network security

Control network connections to services using the system firewall and SELinux rules.


Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux on servers and virtual machines.


Run Containers

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