Local and remote logins : Review methods for accessing the system and engaging Red Hat Support.
File system navigation : Copy, move, create, delete, link, and organize files while working from the Bash shell prompt.
Users and groups : Manage Linux users and groups and administer local password policies.
File permissions : Control access to files and directories using permissions and access control lists (ACLs).
SELinux permissions : Manage the SELinux behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.
Process management : Evaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
Updating software packages : Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
Creating and mounting file systems : Create and manage disks, partitions, and filesystems from the command line.
Service management and boot troubleshooting : Control and monitor system daemons and troubleshoot the Red Hat Enterprise Linux boot process.
Network configuration : Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
System logging and ntp : Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
Logical volume management : Create and manage logical volumes from the command line.
Scheduled processes : Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.
Mounting network file systems : Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount network storage with NFS and SMB.
Firewall configuration : Configure a basic firewall.
Virtualization and kickstart : Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on virtual machines with kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) and libvirt.
Managing IPv6 networking : Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv6 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
Configuring link aggregation and bridging : Configure and troubleshoot advanced network interface functionality including bonding, teaming, and local software bridges.
Controlling network port security : Permit and reject access to network services using advanced SELinux and firewalld filtering techniques.
Managing DNS for Servers : Set and verify correct DNS records for systems and configure secure-caching DNS.
Configuring E-mail Delivery : Relay all e-mail sent by the system to a SMTP gateway for central delivery.
Providing block-based storage : Provide and use networked iSCSI block devices as remote disks.
Providing file-based storage : Provide NFS exports and SMB file shares to specific systems and users.
Providing Apache HTTPD Web Service : Configure Apache HTTPD to provide Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabled websites and virtual hosts.
Writing Bash scripts : Write simple shell scripts using Bash.
Bash conditionals and control structures : Use Bash conditionals and other control structures to write more sophisticated shell commands and scripts.
Configuring the shell environment : Customize Bash startup and use environment variables, Bash aliases, and Bash functions.