Red Hat 7 System Administration - Part 1

This course helps administrators new to Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7 quickly become skilled in the core tasks involved in managing Enterprise Linux solutions.


No previous experience with a UNIX or Linux system is required, although delegates will benefit from having attending our UNIX & Linux Essentials course.


Linux is heavily relied upon in business, education and government. Due to its outstanding reliability, performance and low cost, Linux is being used extensively for file, database and web server applications. Of all the various Linux systems available, Red Hat Enterprise Linux has become the corporate Linux standard.

This Red Hat 7 System Administration course is aimed at users and administrators who need to manage Enterprise Linux systems, not just Red Hat but also any of the rebuild projects like CentOS and Scientific Linux.

The course will teach students basic Enterprise Linux administration techniques, including; command line access, process control and user and group management.

You will learn

  • Access the Command Line: Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.
  • Manage Files from the Command Line: Copy, move, create, delete, and organize files from the bash shell prompt.
  • Get Help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux: 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.
  • Control Access to Files with Linux Filesystem Permissions: Set Linux filesystem permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.
  • Monitor and Manage Linux Processes: Obtain information about the system, and control processes running on it.
  • Control Services and Daemons: Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.
  • Configure and Secure the OpenSSH Service: Access and provide access to the command line on remote systems securely using OpenSSH.
  • Analyze and Store Logs: Locate and accurately interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking: Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.
  • Archive and Copy Files Between Systems: Archive files and copy them from one system to another.
  • Install and Update Software Packages: Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.
  • Access Linux Filesystems: Access and inspect existing filesystems on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
  • Use Virtualized Systems: Create and use Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtual machines with KVM and libvirt.