FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 Engineer — A 4 day course

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Course Synopsis

This FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 Engineer course is a practical instructor led review training course. It is designed to give experienced LINUX/Unix administrators a practical refresher into the administration of a Red Hat LINUX system, especially if they intend to take the RHCSA and RHCE exams. The course will address intermediate and advanced topics.

This class will be very fast paced and will be covering the topics in half the normal time for a FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 System Administrator course and the Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part III courses.

Course Objectives

The delegate will learn how to:

On completion of the FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 Engineer course, the delegate will have a greater technical awareness of the system and will have acquired practical experience of intermediate and advanced administration duties of the Red Hat Linux V6 system.

Intended Audience

This FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 Engineer course is suitable for very experienced LINUX System Administrators who need to validate their knowledge of the advanced administrative tasks required to administer a Red Hat Linux V6 system.

Prerequisites

Students will be very experienced Linux/UNIX Administrators with a minimum knowledge of all the topics covered on:

Students who have completed the FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 System Administrator course should instead attend the Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part III course.

Examinations

The candidate should have a sound knowledge of the content in the Administering Red Hat Linux V6 Part 1, V6 Part 2 and V6 Part 3 courses. This FastTrack to Red Hat Linux V6 Engineer course will provide a refresher of some of the examination topics before gaining further practical experience prior to taking the examination.

This course is targeted to closely follow the official Red Hat curriculum, and thus will enable the student to work towards the Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer (RHCE) qualification.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Red Hat website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

The exam fees are not included as part of the course.

Course Contents

Session 1: Installing a system and implementing virtualisation

Session 2: Software management

Session 3: Network management

Manage Logical Volumes and SWAP

Session 5: User and file administration

Session 6: Booting and changing run levels

Session 7: Configuring and managing SELinux

Session 8: Sharing files across the network

Session 9: Configuring network time protocols

Session 10: DNS

Session 11: SSL and web server configuration

System monitoring and logging

Securing network traffic

Basic mail server configuration

Installing Red Hat using Kickstar