Code: 
IN-300
Duration: 
5 Day(s)
Price: 
£1595-1695

Audience

  • Anyone wanting to get RHCE certified
  • Skilled Linux administrators that either already have a lot of experience with previous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or are holding a current RHCSA or RHCE certificate on previous versions of Red Hat.
  • Those working towards an RHCE certificate, particularly if their RHCSA certificate was on RHEL 6.x

 

Prerequisites

  • The ideal target student has passed the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam and has experience working in a Linux environment.

 

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Unit 1 - Using Kickstart

  • Understanding Kickstart Usage
  • Creating a Kickstart File
  • Using the Kickstart File for Automatic Installations
  • Using Kickstart Files in Fully Automated Datacenters

Unit 2 - Managing SELinux

  • Understanding the Need for SELinux lo
  • Understanding SELinux Modes and Policy
  • Understanding SELinux Labels and Booleans
  • Using File System Labels
  • Understanding semanage fcontext and chcon Differences
  • Using Booleans
  • Configuring SELinux for Apache

Unit 3 - Configuring a Firewall

  • Understanding Firewall Configuration
  • Using Firewalls

Unit 4 - Configuring FTP Services

  • Understanding FTP Configuration
  • Configuring an FTP Server for Anonymous Downloads

Unit 5 - Configuring Time Services

  • Understanding Time on Linux
  • Setting Up a Chrony Time Server

Unit 6 - Configuring Authentication

  • Understanding Red Hat Identity Management
  • Using authconfig to set up External Authentication
  • Configuring a System to Authenticate Using Kerberos
  • Understanding authconfig Configuration Files

Unit 7 - Configuring iSCSI Target and Initiator

  • Understanding iSCSI Target and Initiator
  • Setting up an iSCSI Target
  • Connecting the iSCSI Initiator to an iSCSI SAN
  • Verifying the iSCSI Connection

Unit 8 - System Performance Reporting

  • Understanding System Performance Parameters
  • Understanding top
  • Understanding iostat
  • Understanding vmstat
  • Understanding sar Components
  • Setting up sar
  • Analyzing sar Data

Unit 9 - System Optimization Basics

  • Understanding the /proc Contents
  • Analyzing the /proc File System
  • Optimizing Through /proc
  • Introducing sysctl
  • Using sysctl
  • Modifying Network Behavior Through /proc and sysctl

Unit 10 - Configuring Advanced Log Features

  • Understanding Logging in RHEL7
  • Connecting Journald to Rsyslog
  • Setting up Remote Logging

Unit 11 - Configuring Routing and Advanced Networking

  • Networking Basics Resumed
  • Understanding Routing
  • Setting up Static Routing
  • Understanding Network Bridges
  • Setting up Network Bridges
  • Understanding Network Bonds and Teams
  • Configuring Network Teams
  • Configuring IPv6

Unit 12 - Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting

  • Understanding Shell Scripting Core Elements
  • Using Variables
  • Using Positional Parameters
  • Understanding if then else
  • Understanding for
  • Understanding while and until
  • Understanding case

Unit 13 - Advanced Firewall Configuration

  • Understanding Firewalls Operation
  • Configuring Firewalls Services and Zones
  • Creating Services Files
  • Configuring Rich Firewall Rules
  • Understanding NAT and Port Forwarding
  • Configuring NAT
  • Configuring Port Forwarding

Unit 14 - Managing Advanced Apache Services

  • Setting up Authenticated Web Servers
  • Configuring Apache for LDAP Authentication
  • Enabling CGI Scripts
  • Understanding TLS Protected Web Sites
  • Setting up TLS Protected Web Sites

Unit 15 - Configuring a Cache-only DNS Server

  • Understanding DNS
  • Understanding Different DNS Server Modes
  • Analyzing DNS Output with dig
  • Setting up a Cache-only DNS Nameserver
  • Opening the Firewall for DNS
  • Working with Cache Dumps

Unit 16 - Configuring a MariaDB Database

  • Understanding Relational Databases
  • Creating a Base MariaDB Configuration
  • Creating Databases and Tables
  • Managing Users and Permissions
  • Backing up the Database

Unit 17 - Configuring NFS File Sharing

  • Understanding NFSv4 Features
  • Configuring NFS Exports Suitable for Group Collaboration
  • Mounting NFS Shares
  • Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares-Part 1
  • Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares-Part 2
  • Opening the Firewall for NFS
  • Understanding showmount and NFSv4
  • Understanding NFS SELinux Configuration

Unit 18 - Configuring Samba File Services

  • Accessing SMB Shares
  • Samba Server Configuration Overview
  • Creating the SMB Share: Linux Tasks
  • Creating the SMB Share: smb.conf Tasks
  • Tuning the Share for Access Restrictions
  • Verifying the Configuration
  • Using Samba-Related SELinux Settings
  • Opening the Firewall for SMB Traffic

Unit 19 - Setting up an SMTP Server

  • Understanding Server Roles in Email
  • Understanding Postfix Configuration
  • Configuring Postfix for Mail Reception
  • Configuring Postfix for Relaying Mail
  • Demonstration: Monitoring a Working Mail Configuration
  • Understanding Postfix Maps

Unit 20 - Managing SSH

  • Understanding Secure SSH Authentication
  • Configuring Key-based Authentication
  • Understanding Important SSH Options
  • Tuning SSH Client Options
  • Understanding the Use of SSH Tunnels
  • Creating SSH Tunnels

Unit 21 - Managing Time Services

  • Understanding RHEL7 Time Services
  • Configuring NTP Peers

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