IL - Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)

Course Overview

This course develops the skills needed for basic administration and configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), introducing key command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools and laying the foundation for the rapid deployment of RHEL. RH124 also introduces the basic administration skills needed for resolving configuration issues and integrating RHEL systems with other existing environments. The course helps establish secure user and group administration and develops skills that allow administrators to use available storage solutions more efficiently and securely.These concepts are further developed in the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

Course Details
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Level: 200

Who this course is designed for
  • 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.

What You Will Learn

  • 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


  • Basic knowledge of Linux
  • Understanding of computer networking

Course Outline

Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell
Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt
Resolve problems by using online help systems and Red Hat support utilities
Create, view, and edit text files from command output or in an editor
Manage local Linux users and groups, and administer local password policies
Set Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings
Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it
Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd
Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH
Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes
Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
Archive files and copy them from one system to another
Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories
Access and inspect existing file systems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system
Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt
Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course;

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