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Key points about this course

Duration : 4 Days
Course Fee : RM4,770.00

HRD Corp Claimable Course

Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration I

Virtual Class

Public Class

In House Training

Private Class

Course Overview

Red Hat System Administration I is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Focused on administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, this course will actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions to ensure maximum skill transfer and retention.

In addition, GUI-based tools will be featured to build on the students’ existing technical knowledge, while key command line concepts will be introduced to provide a foundation for students planning to become full-time Linux system administrators. By the end of the four-day course, students will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity, manage physical storage, and perform basic security administration.


  • Microsoft Windows system administrators who need to quickly learn core Red Hat Enterprise Linux proficiencies.
  • System administrators, network administrators, and other IT professionals who require proficiency in performing core tasks in Linux
  • Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becoming full-time Linux system administrators
Course Prerequisites

Previous operating system administration experience is helpful but not required.

Course Content

Unit 1 : Get Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop
Objective: Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit


Unit 2 : Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus
Objective: Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus


Unit 3: Get Help in a Graphical Environment
Objective: Access documentation, both locally and online


Unit 4: Configure Local Services
Objective: Configure the date and time and configure a printer


Unit 5: Manage Physical Storage I
Objective: Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks


Unit 6: Manage Logical Volumes
Objective: Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes


Unit 7: Monitor System Resources
Objective: Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization


Unit 8: Manage System Software
Objective: Manage system software locally and using Red Hat Network (RHN)


Unit 9: Get Started with Bash
Objective: Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques


Unit 10: Get Help in a Textual Environment
Objective: Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc


Unit 11: Establish Network Connectivity
Objective: Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings


Unit 12: Administer Users and Groups
Objective: Manage users and groups


Unit 13: Manage Files from the Command Line
Objective: Understand Linux filesystem hierarchy and pathnames; manage files from the command line


Unit 14: Secure Linux File Access
Objective: Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line


Unit 15: Administer Remote Systems
Objective: Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync


Unit 16: Configure General Services
Objective: Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops


Unit 17: Manage Physical Storage II
Objective: Manage filesystem attributes and swap space


Unit 18: Install Linux Graphically
Objective: Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot


Unit 19: Manage Virtual Machines
Objective: Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines


Unit 20: Control the Boot Process
Objective: Understand runlevels and manage GRUB


Unit 21: Deploy File Sharing Services
Objective: Deploy an FTP server and a web server


Unit 22: Secure Network Services
Objective: Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux


Unit 23: Comprehensive Review
Objective: Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered in this course

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