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  • Exercise 1 - Manage POWER8 devices and boot operations

  • Course Duration: 26 Hours.
  • 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 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: Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit
  • Unit 13: Manage Files from the Command Line
    Objective: Understand Linux file system hierarchy and path names; 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
  • 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 file system attributes and swap space
  • Unit 18: Install Linux Graphically
    Objective: Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot
  • Unit19: Manage Virtual Machines
    Objective: Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines.
  • Unit 20: Control the Boot Process
    Objective: Understand run levels 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.

  • Course Duration : 22 Hours.
  • Unit 1: Automated Installations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Objectives: Create and manage kickstart configuration files; perform installations using kickstart.
  • Unit 2: Accessing the Command Line
    Objectives: Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.
  • Unit 3: Intermediate Command Line Tools.
    Objectives: Use hard links, archives and compression, and vim.
  • Unit 4: Regular Expressions, Pipelines, and I/O Redirection
    Objectives: Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.
  • Unit 5: Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
    Objectives: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issue.
  • Unit 6: Managing Simple Partitions and File systems
    Objectives: Create and format simple partitions, swap , and encrypted partitions.
  • Unit 7: Managing Flexible Storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
    Objectives: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.
  • Unit 8: Access Network File Sharing Services; NFS and CIFS
    Objectives: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.
  • Unit 9: Managing User Accounts
    Objectives: Manage user accounts including password aging.
  • Unit 10: Network User Accounts with LDAP
    Objectives: Connect to a central LDAP directory service.
  • Unit 11: Controlling Access to Files
    Objectives: Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).
  • Unit 12: Managing SELinux
    Objectives: Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux
  • Unit 13: Installing and Managing Software
    Objectives: Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.
  • Unit 14: Managing Installed Services
    Objectives: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.
  • Unit 15: Analyzing and Storing Logs
    Objectives: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate.
  • Unit 16: Managing Processes
    Objectives: Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule Processes.
  • Unit 17: Tuning and Maintaining the Kernel I
    Objectives: List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.
  • Unit 18: System Recovery Techniques
    Objectives: Understand the boot process and resolve boot partitions.

  • Course Duration: 22 Hours.
  • Unit 1: Getting Started with the Classroom Environment
    Objective: Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills
  • Unit 2: Enhance User Security
    Objective: system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo.
  • Unit 3: Bash Scripting and Tools
    Objective: Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools
  • Unit 4: File Security with GnuPG.
    Objective: Secure files with GnuPG
  • Unit 5: Software Management
    Objective: Use yum plug-ins to manage packages; understand the design of packages; build a simple package.
  • Unit 6: Network Monitoring
    Objective: Profile running services, then capture and analyze network traffic
  • Unit 7: Route Network Traffic
    Objective: Configuration system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl.
  • Unit 8: Secure Network Traffic
    Objective: Secure network traffic through through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address Translation (NAT)
  • Unit 9: NTP Server Configuration
    Objective: Configure ad NTP Server.
  • Unit 10: File system and Logs
    Objective: Manage local file system integrity; monitor system over time and system logging.
  • Unit 11: Centralized and Secure Storage
    Objective: Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt file system.
  • Unit 12: SSL-encapsulated Web Services
    Objective: Understand SSL certificates and deploy an SSL encapsulated web service.
  • Unit 13: Web Server Additional Configuration
    Objective: Configure a web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories.
  • Unit 14: Basic SMTP configuration
    Objective: Configuration an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smart host relay).
  • Basic 15: Caching-Only DNS Server
    Objective: Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name-server.
  • Unit 16: File Sharing with NFS.
    Objective: Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS.
  • Unit 17: File Sharing with CIFS
    Objective: Configure file and print sharing between hosts with CIFS.
  • Unit 18: File Sharing FTP.
    Objective: Configure file sharing with anonymous FTP.
  • Unit 19: Troubleshooting Boot Process.
    Objective: Understand the boot process and recover unbootable system with rescue mode.