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Red Hat System Administration I - RH 124 Course

5 - Day Classroom Training Course - 35 Contact Hours

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• Computer Labs: 1 PC for each student

• Certificate of Achievement (Ministry Attestation fees apply)

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Course Description:

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) 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 five-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 performing core tasks in Linux

• Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becoming full-time Linux system administrators



• Previous operating system administration experience is helpful but not required

• Confirmation of the correct skill set required for this course can be obtained by passing the online pre-assessment quiz at


Course Outline


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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