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Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration II

Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration II

Course Overview

This online, instructor-led course is the second step in preparing for to become a full time Enterprise Linux® administrator. This second course goes deeper into enterprise more advanced Linux administration tasks, including file systems and partitioning, logging, SELinux, networking and firewall configuration, boot procedures, and troubleshooting. This course is the second of two Linux System Administration courses required to prepare for the Red Hat® Certified System Administration Exam (EX200)

Skills Learned

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Install using Kickstart
  • Manage filesystems and logical volumes
  • Manage scheduled jobs
  • Access network filesystems
  • Manage SELinux
  • Control firewalling
  • Troubleshoot

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is appropriate for Enterprise Linux® system administrators seeking validation of their skills, or those new to Linux system administration. This course will provide preparation for experienced Linux system administrators who require certification as a Linux System Admin in their job role or based on a mandate, such as DoD 8570 directive. It is also appropriate for IT professionals who are on the path to earn Red Hat® Certified System Administrator certification or Red Hat® Certified Engineer certification.


Completion of the Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration l course is highly recommended.

Course Outline

  • Hardware Installation
  • The System Boot Process
  • Configuration and Administration of the Linux File System
  • Software Management with RPM
  • User Administration
  • System Admin Tools
  • Advanced File System Features
  • KVM Virtualization
  • Host Management: X + Kickstart
  • NTP, Web, FTP, CIFS, NFS, VNC + Firewall
  • Special System Services and Utilities
  • Troubleshooting

Hands-on Labs

  • Lab 2-1 – Create a KVM Hypervisor Host
  • Lab 2-2 – Creating a VM
  • Lab 2-3 – Managing Kernel Modules
  • Lab 2-4 – Modules with Parameters
  • Lab 2-5 – Using systemctl to manage units and isolate targets
  • Lab 2-6 – Modifying GRUB 2
  • Lab 2-7 – Troubleshooting Targets
  • Lab 2-8 – Rescuing Your System


  • Expert-facilitated Virtual Live Online Classroom: $1,990.00
  • Expert-facilitated Virtual Recorded Online Classroom: $1,990.00

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