Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHEL 6)            
Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)
Core Skills for the New Linux System Administrator
*Get started with the GNOME graphical desktop
Objective: Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit.
*Manage files graphically with Nautilus
Objective: Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus.
*Get help in a graphical environment
Objective: Access documentation, both locally and online.
*Accessing the command line
Objective: Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.
*Intermediate command-line tools
Objective: Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.
*Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection
Objective: Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.
Monitor system resources
Objective: Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization.
*Manage system software
Objective: Manage system software locally and using Red Hat® Network (RHN).
*Get started with bash
Objective: Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques.
*Get help in a textual environment
Objective: Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc.
*Establish network connectivity
Objective: Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings.
*Manage files from the command line
Objective: Understand Linux® file system hierarchy and pathnames; manage files from the command line.
*Secure Linux file access
Objective: Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line.
*Administer remote systems
Objective: Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync.
*Manage physical storage
Objective: Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks file system attributes and swap space.
*Install Linux graphically
Objective: Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot.
*Manage virtual machines
Objective: Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines.
*Comprehensive review
Objective: Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered in this course.
Red Hat System Administration II (RH135)
Building command-line administration skills
*Administer users and groups
Objective: Manage users and groups.
*Configure local services
Objective: Configure the date and time, and configure a printer.
*Control the boot process
Objective: Understand runlevels and manage GRUB.
*Deploy file-sharing services
Objective: Deploy an FTP server and a web server.
*Configure general services
Objective: Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops.
*Network configuration and troubleshooting
Objective: Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.
*Managing partitions and file systems
Objective: Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.
*Managing flexible storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
Objective: Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.
*Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS
Objective: Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.
*Managing user accounts
Objective: Manage user accounts, including password aging.
*Network user accounts with LDAP
Objective: Connect to a central LDAP directory service.
*Controlling access to files
Objective: Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).
*Secure network services
Objective: Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux.
*Managing SELinux
Objective: Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs.
*Installing and managing software
Objective: Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.
*Managing installed services
Objective: Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.
*Analyzing and storing logs
Objective: Managing logs with rsyslog and logrotate.
*Managing processes
Objective: Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.
*Tuning and maintaining the kernel
Objective: List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.
*System recovery techniques
Objective: Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.
Red Hat System Administration III (RH254)
Advanced skills for the experienced Linux administrator
*Getting started with the classroom environment
Objective: Given a virtualized environment, begin to administrate multiple systems using prerequisite skills.
*Enhance user security
Objective: Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo.
*Bash scripting and tools
Objective: Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools.
*File security with GnuPG
Objective: Secure files with GnuPG.
*Software management
Objective: Use yum plug-ins to manage packages; understand the design of packages; build a simple package.
*Network monitoring
Objective: Profile running services, then capture and analyze network traffic.
*Route network traffic
Objective: Configure system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl.
*Secure network traffic
Objective: Secure network traffic through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address translation (NAT).
*NTP server configuration
Objective: Configure an NTP server.
*File systems and logs
Objective: Manage local file system integrity; monitor systems over time and system logging.
*Centralized and secure storage
Objective: Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt file systems concepts.
*Web server configuration
Objective: Configure a web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories.
*Basic SMTP configuration
Objective: Configure an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smarthost relay).
*Caching-only DNS server
Objective: Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name server.
*File sharing with NFS
Objective: Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS.
*File sharing with CIFS
Objective: Configure file and print sharing between hosts with CIFS.
*File sharing with FTP
Objective: Configure file sharing with anonymous FTP.
*Troubleshooting boot process
Objective: Understand the boot process and recover unbootable systems with rescue mode.