Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part I — A 5 day course

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This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part I training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the Red Hat Linux operating system and basic systems administration.

Targeted to closely follow the Red Hat courses, this course together with the follow on Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part II course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification.

Commonly used commands are described in detail as well as GUI tools. The attendee will also gain basic administration techniques used in the workplace.

This course is equivalent to Red Hat course RH124.


This course is intended to provide the skills required to work productively in the workplace using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The delegate will possess at the end of the course some of the fundamental skills required to begin their studies towards achieving the various Red Hat certifications. The delegate will gain the following experience:

Suitable For

The Administering Red Hat Linux (V6) - Part 1 training course is suitable for anyone who is new to Linux and needs to understand and use the operating system.

The course will particularly appeal to Microsoft Windows system administrators, network administrators and other operating system professionals or anyone who requires a proficiency in Linux.


The delegate should be familiar with basic computer concepts and terminology e.g. hardware, software, files and directories


This Administering Red Hat Linux V6 - Part I training course is the first of two courses which will provide the basic skills required to study towards taking the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) examination. For those required to study for the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) examination, the skills acquired on this course are also a requirement.

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

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.


An Introduction to Linux

The Graphical Environment

Basic Commands and Bash Environment

The Linux File System

Editing Files Using Gedit

File Access Control

Basic Client Networking

Installing a System Graphically and Implementing Virtualisation

Managing User Accounts


Changing Run-Levels

Manage Logical Volumes

Manage File System Attributes and Swap Space

Data Security

Manage Memory and CPU Usage

Package Management

Deploying an FTP and Web Server