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Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration III

Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration III

Course Overview

This online, instructor-led course, is designed to deliver real-world skills to experienced Linux® systems admins who want to administer systems at an enterprise level. The course will focus on more advanced administration tasks, such as deploying and managing network servers running caching Domain Name Service (DNS), System Performance and Reporting, Advanced networking and firewall configuration, and other enterprise features of the Linux OS. This course is required to prepare for the Red Hat® Certified Engineer Exam (EX300)

Skills Learned

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

  • 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

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 Engineer certification.


Red Hat® Certified Engineer certification or completion of the Enterprise Linux® 7 System Administration l and II courses is highly recommended.

Course Outline

  • Building and Publishing RPMs
  • User Administration and Shell Scripting
  • Kernel Features and Access Management
  • Advanced Networking Configuration
  • Secure Web Services
  • DNS + DHCP
  • Electronic Mail Services
  • Access Data
  • Securing the Host
  • Troubleshooting

Hands-on Labs

  • Lab 1 – Building and Publishing RPM’s
  • Lab 2 – User Administration and Shell Scripting
  • Lab 3 – SELinux and Services
  • Lab 4 – Advanced Networking Configuration
  • Lab 5 – Secure Web Services
  • Lab 6 – DNS + DHCP
  • Lab 7 – Electronic Mail Services
  • Lab 8 – Access Data
  • Lab 9 – Securing the Host
  • Lab 10 – Troubleshooting


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

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