Linux Academy Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator Prep Course

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Anthony James
Anthony is the founder/CEO of Linux Academy, and instructs courses on AWS, DevOps, and Linux. When not creating and maintaining a variety of courses, he is leading the Linux Academy content & code team.

Introduction

About This Course and How to Prepare

00:07:33

Lab Servers and Following Along

00:03:42

Essential Tools

Access a Shell Prompt and Issue Commands

00:10:15

Use Input/Output Redirection

00:17:57

Use grep and Regular Expressions to Analyze Text

00:16:09

Access Remote Systems Using SSH

00:12:57

Log in and Switch Users in Multiuser Targets

00:10:17

Archive, Compress, Unpack and Uncompress Files Using tar, star, gzip and bzip2

00:18:57

Create and Edit Text Files

00:16:04

Create, Delete, Copy and Move Files and Directories

00:12:08

Create Hard and Soft Links

00:11:03

List, Set and Change Standard UGO/RWX Permissions

00:31:48

List, Set and Change Standard UGO/RWX Permissions: umask

00:20:25

Locate, Read and Use System Documentation with man, info and /usr/share/doc

00:16:55

Finding Files with Locate and Find

00:10:57

Quiz: Understand and use essential tools

Exercise: Understanding umask

00:30:00

Exercise: Archiving and Compressing Files

00:30:00

Exercise: Finding Files with locate and find

00:30:00

Operate Running Systems

Boot, Reboot and Shutdown a System

00:10:31

Boot Systems into Different Targets Manually

00:18:17

Interrupt the Boot Process to Gain Access to a System

00:09:05

Identify CPU/Memory Intensive Processes, Adjust Process Priority and Kill Processes - Part 1

00:12:20

Identify CPU/Memory Intensive Processes, Adjust Process Priority and Kill Processes - Part 2

00:10:08

Identify CPU/Memory Intensive Processes, Adjust Process Priority and Kill Processes - Part 3

00:09:18

Identify CPU/Memory Intensive Processes, Adjust Process Priority and Kill Processes - Part 4

00:13:09

Locate and Interpret System Log Files and Journals

00:14:34

Access a Virtual Machine's Console

00:02:29

Start and Stop Virtual Machines

00:02:43

Start, Stop and Check the Status of Network Services

00:04:04

Securely Transfer Files Between Systems

00:06:44

Quiz: Operate running systems

Exercise: Working with Systemd and Targets

01:30:00

Exercise: Recovering the Root Password

00:30:00

Exercise: Interrupting the Boot Process to Change the Boot Target

00:30:00

Exercise: Powering Off Systems

00:30:00

Exercise: pgrep, pkill, kill and jobs

02:30:00

Exercise: nice, renice and ps

00:30:00

Exercise: Monitoring and Calculating CPU Load Averages

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with top

00:30:00

Exercise: Virtual Machines

00:30:00

Configure Local Storage

List, Create and Delete Partitions on MBR and GPT Disks

00:19:22

Create and Remove Physical Volumes, Assign Physical Volumes to Volume Groups and Create and Delete Logical Volumes

00:15:33

Configure Systems to Mount File Systems at Boot by UUID or Label

00:11:35

Add New Partitions and Logical Volumes and Swap to a System Non-Destructively

00:11:17

Quiz: Configure local storage

Exercise: Working with MBR Partitions

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with GPT Partitions

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating Persistent Mounts with File System Labels

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating Swap Space

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating Swap Space from a LVM Volume

00:30:00

Create and Configure File Systems

Create, Mount, Unmount and Use VFAT, EXT4 and XFS File Systems

00:14:58

Mount and Unmount CIFS and NFS Network File Systems

00:11:17

Extend Existing Logical Volumes

00:13:59

Create and Configure Set-GID Directories for Collaboration

00:07:39

Create and Manage Access Control Lists (ACLs)

00:23:18

Diagnose and Correct File Permission Problems

00:03:53

Quiz: Create and configure file systems

Exercise: Filesystem ACLs

00:30:00

Deploy, Configure and Maintain Systems

Configure Networking and Hostname Resolution Statically or Dynamically: Troubleshooting

00:06:50

Configure Networking and Hostname Resolution Statically or Dynamically: Network Manager

00:11:45

Configure Networking and Hostname Resolution Statically or Dynamically: Hostname Configuration

00:10:34

Schedule Tasks Using at and cron

00:25:35

Start and Stop Services and Configure Services to Start Automatically at Boot

00:07:53

Configure Systems to Boot into a Specific Target Automatically

00:01:17

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automatically Using Kickstart

00:14:23

Configure a Physical Machine to Host Virtual Guests

00:05:59

Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Systems as Virtual Guests

00:09:06

Configure Systems to Launch Virtual Machines at Boot

00:03:05

Configure Network Services to Start Automatically at Boot

00:02:10

Configure a System to Use Time Services

00:15:43

Install and Update Software Packages from Red Hat Network, a Remote Repository or the Local File System: YUM

00:11:21

Install and Update Software Packages from Red Hat Network, a Remote Repository or the Local File System: RPM

00:07:36

Install and Update Software Packages from Red Hat Network, a Remote Repository or the Local File System: Managing Repositories

00:08:22

Install and Update Software Packages from Red Hat Network, a Remote Repository or the Local File System: Configuring a Local Repository

00:05:23

Install and Update Software Packages from Red Hat Network, a Remote Repository or the Local File System: Configuring a Local Repository: Configure the GPG Key

00:05:42

Update the Kernel Package Appropriately to Ensure a Bootable System

00:06:40

Modifying the System Bootloader

00:02:31

Quiz: Deploy, configure, and maintain systems

Exercise: Scheduling Tasks on Red Hat Systems

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with Time Services

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with Yum

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with yum groups

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with RPM

00:30:00

Exercise: Managing Third Party Repositories

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating a local repository

00:30:00

Exercise: Networking

00:30:00

Manage users and groups

Create, Delete, and Modify Local User Accounts

00:18:30

Change Passwords and Adjust Password Aging for Local User Accounts

00:15:52

Create, Delete, and Modify Local Groups and Group Memberships

00:14:22

Using set-GID On Directories

00:08:38

Configure a System to Use an Existing Authentication Service for User and Group Information: Using Realmd

00:08:21

Quiz: Manage Users And Groups

Exercise: Managing Users And Groups

01:00:00

Manage security

Configure Firewall Settings Using firewall-config, firewall-cmd, or iptables

00:19:07

Configure Key-Based Authentication for SSH

00:09:00

Introduction to SELinux

00:08:51

Set enforcing and permissive modes for SELinux

00:03:20

List and identify SELinux file and process context

00:09:50

Restore Default File Contexts

00:09:03

Use Boolean Settings to Modify System SELinux Settings

00:11:54

Diagnose and Address Routine SELinux Policy Violations

00:05:19

Exercise: Configure key-based authentication for SSH

00:30:00

Exercise: Working With SELinux Context, Booleans, and Troubleshooting

01:30:00

Preparing For The Exam

How to Practice and Study After Completing the Course

00:02:26

Best Practices to Remember While Taking the Exam

00:02:07

Quiz: Finding help or documentation while in the exam

Details

This prep course designed by the Linux Academy takes the public objects for Red Hat's RHCSA 7 certification and puts you on the path to succeed the examination. At Linux Academy, we want to provide you with an in-depth understanding of managing a Red Hat system at an administrator level so that you can use your skills on real servers in the real world.   The Linux Academy is in no away affiliated with Red Hat, Inc, and this course is not provided or reviewed by Red Hat, Inc.

Study Guides

Vi/Vim Cheat Sheet

Vi/Vim Cheat Sheet

RHCSA Study Guide Part 1

RHCSA Advanced Topics Study Guide

Advanced topics for the RHCSA

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