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Red Hat RHCSA Training Boot Camp

InfoSec Institute’s RHCSA Boot Camp is a totally hands-on course. Throughout this course, you gain the essential knowledge and hands-on skills to leverage Linux for your organizational advantage.

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Course Description

InfoSec Institute’s five day RHCSA Boot Camp is a hands-on course covering all important facets of RHEL 7, the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform. This RHCSA Boot Camp includes:

  • Comprehensive RHCSA Test Preparation Courseware
  • Highly Skilled Red Hat Linux Instructors
  • Dozens of Hands-on Labs
  • Hundreds of Review Questions and a Practice Exam

Throughout this course, you gain the essential knowledge and hands-on skills to leverage Linux for your organizational advantage. You learn to create, edit and search Linux files, control permissions and ownership, process and format text data, and use shell scripts to perform multiple tasks.

Course Objectives

During our RHCSA boot camp, you’ll learn hands-on skills that are relevant for passing the RHCSA exam. The RHCSA is Red Hat’s core system administration certification and represents the common core of skills every Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrator should have. An IT professional that has earned an RHCSA certification has demonstrated skills in areas of system administration common across a wide range of environments and deployment scenarios.

An RHCSA is able to perform the following tasks:

  • Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation.
  • Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services.
  • Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes.
  • Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems.
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services.
  • Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication.
  • Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration.

The proprietary InfoSec Institute course material is designed to provide an hands-on experience for you. Topics include: installation and configuration; the boot process; user and group administration; filesystem administration, including quotas, FACLs, RAID and LVM; task automation; client networking; SELinux; software management; log files; troubleshooting; and more.

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Additional Information

What’s Included

  • RHCSA Pre-Study Textbook
  • InfoSec Institute Custom RHCSA Exam Prep Textbook
  • EX200 RHCSA Exam Voucher
  • Massive Exam Review, In-Class mentoring
  • Pre-shipment of Textbook
  • Lunch and Assorted Snacks
  • Re-Sit Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee (Live-Online Only)

Is this certification right for you?

The RHCSA certification is designed for:

  • Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills
  • Students who have attended Red Hat System Administration I and II and are on the path to earn RHCSA certification
  • Experienced Linux system administrators who require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DOD 8570 directive)
  • IT professionals who are on the path to earn a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification
  • RHCEs who are non-current or who are about to become non-current and wish to re-certify as RHCEs

Course Objectives

A Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) is able to perform the following tasks:

  • Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation
  • Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services
  • Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes
  • Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services
  • Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication
  • Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration

Certification Exam

The performance-based RHCSA exam (EX200) tests your knowledge and skill in areas of system administration common across a wide range of environments and deployment scenarios.

  • Time Limit: 2 hours 30 minutes

Prerequisites

This Linux boot camp is designed for students who have minimum of one years of experience in the Linux computer industry, those that have extensive experience with at least one other operating system and have working knowledge of a UNIX style editor.

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Course Objectives

Introduction

Installing RHEL 7

Using Basic Linux Tools

  • Accessing a RHEL System Remotely
  • Common Linux Commands
  • Compression and Archiving Tools
  • Using the vi (vim) Editor
  • Accessing Online Help

Files, Directories and File Permissions

  • Understanding File System Tree
  • Absolute and Relative Pathnames
  • File Types
  • File and Directory Operations and Control Attributes
  • Finding Files
  • Linking Files and Directories
  • File and Directory Permissions
  • File Ownership
  • Group Membership
  • Special Permissions

Bash Shell, Processes, and Scheduling

  • BASH Shell: overview and features
  • Processes and Signals
  • Job Scheduling and Access Control

Managing Red Hat Software Packages

  • Red Hat Packages (naming, dependency, database)
  • Red Hat Subscription Management Service
  • Managing Packages with rpm
  • yum Repository and Managing Packages with yum
  • Managing Packages with Graphical PackageKit

Server Virtualization and Network Installing RHEL7

  • Understanding Server Virtualization
  • Virtualization Management Tools
  • Managing Hypervisor
  • Creating Virtual Networks and Storage
  • Configuring FTP Installation Server
  • Network Installing RHEL Using virt-manager
  • Using Kickstart
  • Using wget Utility to Download Files

Linux Boot Process, Kernel, and System Logging

  • Understanding Linux Boot Process (firmware, GRUB, kernel, systemd)
  • Managing GRUB
  • Understanding Linux Kernel
  • Managing the Kernel
  • init and Upstart
  • Overview of systemd, Units, Targets, and Control Groups
  • Administering Units and Control Groups
  • Managing systemd Journal

User and Group Management

  • Understanding and Protecting Local User Authentication Files
  • Managing User Accounts with Commands
  • Setting Password Aging
  • Managing Group Accounts with Commands
  • Using the Graphical User Manager Tool
  • Per-user and System-wide Startup Files

Partitions and Disk Storage Management

  • MBR vs GPT
  • Creating and Deleting Partitions on MBR and GPT Disks
  • Managing Storage with gdisk
  • Understanding Logical Volume Manager Concepts, Components, and Structure
  • Using LVM to Manage Local Storage

Constructing and Using File Systems and Swap

  • Understanding and Managing File Systems
  • Mounting and Unmounting Remote File Systems
  • Using AutoFS
  • Understanding and Managing Swap
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)

Firewall and SELinux

  • Understanding iptables Firewall
  • Managing iptables and firewalld
  • Firewall Configuration Tool
  • Understanding Security Enhanced Linux
  • Managing SELinux via commands and SELinux Administration Tool
  • Viewing and Analyzing SELinux Alerts

Managing Network Interfaces and Network Clients

  • Networking Basics (hostname, IPv4, IPv6, network classes, subnet, subnet mask, protocol, TCP/UDP, Ethernet address, ARP)
  • Understanding and Configuring Network Interfaces
  • Testing Connectivity
  • The NTP Client
  • The OpenLDAP Client
  • Graphical Authentication Configuration Tool
  • SSH and TCP Wrappers

Understanding the OpenSSH Service

  • Encryption Techniques and Authentication Methods
  • Using OpenSSH Client Commands
  • Use and Syntax of TCP Wrappers

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