System Administrator-I

Graphical installation of Linux Managing physical storage
Introduction to the command line
Learning how to install and configure local components and services
Establishing network and securing network services
Managing and securing files
Administrating users and groups
Deploying file-sharing services
GUI-based tools and key command-line concepts
Basic security skills

Get started with the GNOME graphical desktop

Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit.

Manage files graphically with Nautilus

Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus.

Configure local services

Configure the date and time, and configure a printer.

Manage physical storage

I Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks.

Manage logical volumes

Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes.

Monitor system resources

Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization.

Manage system software

Manage system software locally and using Red Hat® Network (RHN).

Establish network connectivity

Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings.

Administer users and groups

Manage users and groups.

Manage files from the command line

Understand Linux® file system hierarchy and path names; manage files from the command line.

Secure Linux file access

Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line.

Administer remote systems

Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync.

Configure general services

Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops.

Manage physical storage II

Manage file system attributes and swap space.

Control the boot process

Understand run levels and manage GRUB.

Deploy file-sharing services

Deploy an FTP server and a web server.

Secure network services

Manage a firewall; understand SE Linux concepts and manage SE Linux.
Manage virtual machines
Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines.

System Administrator-II

Network configuration and troubleshooting
Managing file systems and logical volumes
Controlling user and file access
Installing and managing services and processes
Essential command-line operations
Troubleshooting file systems and partitioning
LVM, access control, and package management

Automated installations of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux

Create and manage kick start configuration files; perform installations using kickstart.

Accessing the command line

Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.

Intermediate command-line tools

Use hard links, archives and compression, and vim line.

Regular expressions, pipelines, and I/O redirection

Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.

Network configuration and troubleshooting

Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.

Managing simple partitions and file systems

Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.

Managing flexible storage with the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.

Accessing network file-sharing services; NFS and CIFS

Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.

Managing user accounts

Manage user accounts, including password aging.

Network user accounts with LDAP

Connect to a central LDAP directory service.

Controlling access to files

Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACL).

Managing SELinux

Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux booleans; analyze SELinux logs

Installing and managing software

Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.

Managing installed services

Managing services; verify connectivity to a service.

Analyzing and storing logs

Managing logs with rsyslog and log rotate.

Managing processes

Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.

Tuning and maintaining the kernel

List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.

System recovery techniques

Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.

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