Linux comes from the UNIX family of operating systems and has proven to be a tremendously stable and versatile operating system, particularly as a network server.

The Linux course equips students with skills necessary for professional IT tasks such as Systems Administration/ Engineering or Network Administration.


  • Setup Agent
  • Using the Graphical Desktop
  • Printer Configuration and working with  Documents and images
  • Shell Prompt Basics
  • Installing and Updating Red Hat Linux Packages
  • KDE: The K Desktop Environment.


  • Troubleshooting Red Hat Installation
  • Creating users and groups using GUI and command line
  • Remote management & NIS-related domain management
  • Create, modify and use basic shell scripts
  • Manage print jobs and print/mail queues
  • Repair packages and scripts

The course is made up of the following content:

System Administration I

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.

Introduction to the command line
Managing physical storage
Learning how to install and configure software components and services
Establishing network connections and firewall access
Monitoring and managing processes
Managing and securing files
Administrating users and groups
Accessing Linux file systems
Installing and using virtualized systems
Reviewing the system log files and journal

System Administration II RHCSA
Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA exam (RH135) is specifically designed for students who have completed Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). This version of the course includes the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam (EX200).

Red Hat System Administration II (RH135) focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux administrator. This course goes deeper into enterprise Linux administration including file systems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting.

Attending both Red Hat System Administration I and Red Hat System Administration II can help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200), which is included in this version of the course.

Automate installation with Kickstart
Use regular expressions with grep
Create and Edit text files with vim
Schedule future Linux tasks
Manage priority of Linux processes
Control access to files with access control lists (ACL)
Manage SELinux security
Connect to network-defined users and groups
Add disks, partitions, and file systems to a Linux system
Manage logical volume management (LVM) storage
Access networked attached storage with network file system (NFS)
Access networked storage with SMB
Control and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process Limit network communication with firewall
Comprehensive review


System Administration III
Red Hat® System Administration III (RH254), related to Red Hat Enterprise Linux,® 7, is designed for experienced Linux system administrators who hold a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) certification or equivalent skills and who want to broaden their ability to administer Linux systems at an enterprise level.

Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills.

Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo.

Automate system administration tasks using Bash scripts and text-based tools.

Use yum plug-ins to manage packages; understand the design of packages; build a simple package.

Getting started with the classroom environment
Enhance user security
Bash scripting and tools
File security with GnuPG
Software management
Network monitoring
Route network traffic
Secure network traffic
NTP server configuration
File systems and logs
Centralized and secure storage
SSL-encapsulated web services
Web server additional configuration
Basic SMTP configuration
Caching-only DNS server
File sharing with NFS
File sharing with CIFS
File sharing with FTP

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