Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Training

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Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) training course builds the proficiency in configuring, deploying and managing network services and security on the servers running a Red Hat Operating System. The course covers system maintenance including kernel configuration, boot loader, package management, and more. The training gears the participants in troubleshooting the system also.

RHCE is a superset of RHCSA and thus this training curriculum is comprised of three course wares from Red Hat namely:

  • RH124: Red Hat System Administration I
  • RH134: Red hat System Administration II
  • RH 254: Red hat System Administration III

By the end of this training the learners will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Installation of Linux and configuring local components and services
  • Use command line syntax
  • Manage physical storage and deploy file sharing services
  • Handle logical volume management (LVM) storage
  • Administer user, groups and file sharing among them
  • Manage priority of Linux processes and schedule tasks
  • Deal with SELinux security
  • Manage DNS for servers
  • Deal with MariaDB databases and Apache HTTPD web service
  • Use Bash scripts for defining conditional and control structures
Target audience
  • Experienced Linux system administrators
  • Windows administrators who want to learn Linux administration
  • IT professionals willing to take Linux system administration as a career
  • Security professionals can take this training to understand Linux administration.
Prerequisites

Knowledge of operating system and networking fundamentals is essential to undergo this training.

Exams

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam (EX300)

RH124: Red hat System Administration I

1. Access the command line

  • Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.

2. Manage files from the command line

  • Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.

3. Get help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities.

4. Create, view, and edit text files

  • Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor.

5. Manage local Linux users and groups

  • Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies.

6. Control access to files with Linux file system permissions

  • Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

7. Monitor and manage Linux processes

  • Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.

8. Control services and daemons

  • Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd

9. Configure and secure OpenSSH service

  • Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH

10. Analyze and store logs

  • Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.

11. Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux networking

  • Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

12. Archive and copy files between systems

  • Archive files and copy them from one system to another.

13. Install and update software packages

  • Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.

14. Access Linux file systems

  • Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

15. Use virtualized systems

  • Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.

16. Comprehensive review

  • Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course.

RH134: Red hat System Administration II

1. Automate installation with Kickstart

  • Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with Kickstart.

2. Use regular expressions with grep

  • Write regular expressions that, when partnered with grep, will allow you to quickly isolate or locate content within text files.

3. Create and Edit text files with vim

  • The Introduce the vim text editor, with which you can open, edit, and save text files.

4. Schedule future Linux tasks

  • Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.

5. Manage priority of Linux processes

  • Influence the relative priorities at which Linux processes run.

6. Control access to files with access control lists (ACL)

  • Manage file security using POSIX access control lists.

7. Manage SELinux security

  • Manage the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.

8. Connect to network-defined users and groups

  • Configure systems to use central identity management services.

9. Add disks, partitions, and file systems to a Linux system

  • Manage simple partitions and file systems.

10. Manage logical volume management (LVM) storage

  • Manage logical volumes from the command line.

11. Access networked attached storage with network file system (NFS)

  • Access (secure) NFS shares.

12. Access networked storage with SMB

  • Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount SMB file systems.

13. Control and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process Limit network communication with firewall

  • Configure a basic firewall.

14. Comprehensive

  • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in this course.

RH 254: Red hat System Administration III

1. Control services and daemons

  • Review how to manage services and the boot-up process using systemctl

2. Manage IPv6 networking

  • Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv6 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems

3. Configure link aggregation and bridging

  • Configure and troubleshoot advanced network interface functionality including bonding, teaming, and local software bridges

4. Control network port security

  • Permit and reject access to network services using advanced SELinux and firewalld filtering techniques

5. Manage DNS for servers

  • Set and verify correct DNS records for systems and configure secure DNS caching

6. Configure email delivery

  • Relay all email sent by the system to an SMTP gateway for central delivery

7. Provide block-based storage

  • Provide and use networked iSCSI block devices as remote disks

8. Provide file-based storage

  • Provide NFS exports and SMB file shares to specific systems and users

9. Configure MariaDB databases

  • Provide a MariaDB SQL database for use by programs and database administrators

10. Provide Apache HTTPD web service

  • Configure Apache HTTPD to provide Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabled websites and virtual hosts

11. Write Bash scripts

  • Write simple shell scripts using Bash

12. Bash conditionals and control structures

  • Use Bash conditionals and other control structures to write more sophisticated shell commands and scripts

13. Configure the shell environment

  • Customize Bash startup and use environment variables, Bash aliases, and Bash functions

14. Linux containers preview

  • Preview the capabilities of Linux containers, Docker, and other related technologies in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

15. Comprehensive review

  • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat System Administration III

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