Red Hat Linux System Administration – SA2

Who should take this course?

There is no formal prerequisites for this course; however, previous system administrator experience on other operating system would be very beneficial.

What will students achieve or be able to do after taking your course?

Preparation of RHCSA – Certified Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administrator
Study and learn RH134 Course book
Using Regular Expressions with Grep
Creating And Editing Test Files with VIM
Scheduling Linux Tasks
Controlling access to files with ACLS- Access Control Lists
Adding Disks, Partitions, And File Systems to a Linux System
Swap space concepts
Managing Logical Volume Management (LVM) Storage
Overview of Firewalls
Firewalld Components
Automating Installation with kickstart
Lab sessions after every theoretically Lectures

RHCSA : Red Hat Certified System Administrator

  • Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) : SA1
  • Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) : SA2

Red Hat System Administration II – RH134

Red Hat System Administration (RH134) focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux Administrator and to validate those skills via the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam.

RHCSA – Certified Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administrator

Course Outline


  • Red Hat System Administration II
  • Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Automatiing Installation with kickstart

  • Overivew of kickstart Server
  • Features & configuration of kickstart server
  • Graphical mode to configure the kickstart config file
  • Deploying a new virtual system with kickstart
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Regular expressions with grep or pattern matching

  • Overview of pattern matching
  • Regular expressions fundamental
  • Match the regular expressions
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Vim Editor – Creating & Editing text files

  • Overview of Vim Editor
  • Different versions & modes of Vim
  • Command Mode, Ex Mode & Exit Mode
  • Use of Yank in Vim
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Scheduling cron jobs

  • at command – scheduling one-time job
  • Practice Lab sessions
  • Overview of crontab format
  • How to schedule jobs at specific time
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Access control Lists ACL’s

  • Overview of ACL
  • Use of command getfacl & setfacl
  • Default ACL
  • Securing files with ACLs
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Disks, Partitions, and File Systems to a Linux System

  • Overview of Disks & partitions
  • Partition tables , MBR Schemes and GPT
  • Primary, Extended & Logical partitions
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Logical Volume Manager Administration

  • LVM Architecture Overview
  • LVM Components
  • LVM Logical Volumes
  • Logical Volume Creation Overview
  • Growing a File System on a Logical Volume
  • Logical Volume Backup
  • LVM Administration with CLI Commands
  • Using CLI Commands
  • Physical Volume Administration
  • Creating Physical Volumes
  • Displaying Physical Volumes
  • Preventing Allocation on a Physical Volume
  • Resizing a Physical Volume
  • Removing Physical Volumes
  • Volume Group Administration
  • Creating Volume Groups
  • Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group
  • Displaying Volume Groups
  • Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
  • Changing the Parameters of a Volume Group
  • Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
  • Removing Volume Groups

NFS Network File Systems

  • Overview of NFS Server
  • Installation and configuration of NFS Server
  • Service in nfs
  • rpc, rpcbind services
  • How nfs works?
  • Configuration file in NFS


  • Overview of firewalld in RHEL 7
  • Features of firewalld & its advantages over iptables
  • firewalld components
  • how packet flows
  • Limiting network communications
  • Practice Lab Sessions

Course Curriculum


Shikhar Verma

Solution Architect


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