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Overview

Diagnose problems, gather information, and fix common issues with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting course (RH342) provides system administrators with the tools and techniques they need to successfully diagnose, and fix, a variety of potential issues. Students will work through hands-on problems in various subsystems to diagnose and fix common issues.

Students will learn how to apply the scientific method to a structured form of troubleshooting. This approach is then used troubleshooting various types of problems, including boot issues, hardware issues, storage issues, RPM issues, network issues, third-party application issues, security issues, and kernel issues. At the end of the course students can complete various comprehensive review labs to test their skills.

Audience

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting course is aimed at senior system administrators who wish to learn more about troubleshooting.

Skills Gained

This course is intended to develop the skills needed to prevent costly downtime due to system failure and quickly recover failed systems using analysis, diagnosis, and troubleshooting.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to leverage the software development life-cycle process to plan, create, test, and provision host systems within an organization.

Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Installation of Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Software life-cycle management of software used to provision and maintain configured hosts within a controlled production environment

Following completion of this course you will have the knowledge and experience to:

  • Use the scientific method to approach troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot boot issues
  • Troubleshoot security issues
  • Troubleshoot storage issues
  • Troubleshoot network issues

Prerequisites

Red Hat recommends these prerequisites:

  • Have earned a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or have similar experience
  • It is recommend that students have earned a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or have similar experience

Outline

Introduction to troubleshooting

Describe a generalized strategy for troubleshooting.

Take proactive steps to prevent small issues

Prevent small issues from becoming large problems by employing proactive system administration techniques.

Troubleshoot boot issues

Identify and resolve issues that can affect a system's ability to boot.

Identify hardware issues

Identify hardware problems that can affect a system's ability to operate.

Troubleshoot storage issues

Identify and fix issues related to storage.

Troubleshoot RPM issues

Identify and fix problems in, and using, the package management subsystem.

Troubleshoot network issues

Identify and resolve network connectivity issues.

Troubleshoot application issues

Debug application issues.

Deal with security issues

Identify and fix issues related to security subsystems.

Troubleshoot kernel issues

Identify kernel issues and assist Red Hat Support in resolving kernel issues.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting comprehensive review

Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact us.

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