Red Hat System Administrator III (RH254)

Duration: 32 hours

Red Hat® System Administration III (RH254), related to Red Hat Enterprise Linux,® 7, is designed for experienced Linux system administrators who hold a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) certification or equivalent skills and who want to broaden their ability to administer Linux systems at an enterprise level.

The course is focused on deploying and managing network servers running caching Domain Name Service (DNS), MariaDB, Apache HTTPD, Postfix SMTP nullclients, network file sharing with Network File System (NFS) and Server Message Block (SMB), iSCSI initiators and targets, advanced networking and firewalld configurations, and the use of Bash shell scripting to help automate, configure, and troubleshoot the system. Through lectures and hands-on labs, students who have already earned the RHCSA certification will be exposed to all competencies covered by the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam (EX300).

Learn:

  • Control services and daemons
  • Manage IPv6 networking
  • Configure link aggregation and bridging
  • Control network port security
  • Manage DNS for servers
  • Configure email delivery
  • Provide block-based storage
  • Provide file-based storage
  • Configure MariaDB databases
  • Provide Apache HTTPD web service
  • Write Bash scripts
  • Bash conditionals and control structures
  • Configure the shell environment
  • Linux containers preview
  • Comprehensive review

Audience & Prerequisites:

Red Hat System Administration III is intended for experienced Linux administrators wishing to learn enterprise-level automation techniques through scripting, how to deploy and secure network services, and how to manage other key security features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Students in this course should have earned their RHCSA or have equivalent skills.

Prerequisites for this course:

  • RHCSA certification or equivalent experience
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA certification, confirmation of the correct skills and knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.