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Level 1 Linux Course

Linux Training Level 1

Course description

This is 100% lab-based and hands-on course which is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux system administration experience. The course is intended to provide students with Linux administration "survival skills" by focusing on core administration tasks. Level 1 course also provides a foundation for students planning to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command-line concepts and enterprise level tools.

  • Gain sufficient skill to perform core system administration tasks on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Build foundational skills needed by an RHCSA certified Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrator.
  • Audience for this course
  • IT professionals across a broad range of disciplines who need to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage and basic security administration.
  • Duration:
  • May take maximum 2 months / 48 Hours.
  • Technology considerations
  • This course is not designed for bring your own device (BYOD).
  • Archive and copy files from one system to another.
  • Internet access is not required but is recommended so that students can research and browse Red Hat online resources.

    Outline for this course

  • Get started with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Describe and define open source, Linux distributions, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Access the command line
  • Log into a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
  • Manage files from the command line
  • Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files while working from the bash shell.
  • Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Resolve problems by using local help systems.
  • Create, view, and edit text files
  • Manage text files from command output or in a text editor.
  • Manage local users and groups
  • Create, manage, and delete local users and groups, as well as administer local password policies.
  • Control access to files
  • Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
  • Monitor and manage Linux processes
  • Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
  • Control services and daemons
  • Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.
  • Configure and secure SSH
  • Configure secure command line service on remote systems, using OpenSSH.
  • Analyze and store logs
  • Locate and accurately interpret logs of system events for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Manage networking
  • Configure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.
  • Archive and transfer files
  • Archive and copy files from one system to another.
  • Install and update software packages
  • Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and DNF package repositories.
  • Access Linux files systems
  • Access, inspect, and use existing file systems on storage attached to a Linux server.
  • Analyze servers and get support
  • Analyze servers and get supportInvestigate and resolve issues in the web-based management interface, getting support from Red Hat to help solve problems.
  • Comprehensive review
  • Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on exercises.


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