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RH124 - Red Hat System Administration I


Duration: 5 days

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124)  -  is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Focusing on administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, you will be engaged in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions to ensure maximum skill transfer and retention. 

You'll use GUI-based tools to build on your existing technical knowledge, and you'll learn key command line concepts that provide a foundation for becoming a full-time Linux system administrator. By the end of this course, you will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity, manage physical storage, and perform basic security administration.


  • Perform installations
  • Establish network connectivity
  • Manage physical storage
  • Perform basic security administration
  • Use GUI-based tools
  • Key command line concepts


  • Experienced C programmers who want to learn key skills for creating applications and programs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Windows and UNIX programmers who are migrating their programs to Linux
  • Microsoft Windows system administrators who need to quickly learn core Red Hat Enterprise Linux proficiencies
  • System administrators, network administrators, and other IT professionals who require proficiency performing core tasks in Linux
  • Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becoming full-time Linux system administrators


1. Getting Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop
  • Get started with GNOME
  • Edit text files with gedit
2. Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus
  • Manage files graphically
  • Access remote systems
3. Get Help in a Graphical Environment
  • Access documentation locally
  • Access documentation online
4. Configure Local Services
  • Configure the date and time
  • Configure a printer
5. Manage Physical Storage, Part I
  • Basic disk concepts
  • Manage system disks
6. Manage Logical Volumes
  • Logical volume concepts
  • Manage logical volumes
7. Monitor System Resources
  • Manage memory
  • Manage CPU utilization
8. Manage System Software
  • Manage system software locally
  • Manage system software using Red Hat Network (RHN)
9. Get Started with Bash
  • Basic shell concepts
  • Execute simple commands
  • Use basic job control techniques
10. Get Help in a Textual Environment
  • Use man and info pages
  • Find documentation in /usr/share/doc
11. Establish Network Connectivity
  • Basic network concepts
  • Configure, manage, and test network settings
12. Administer Users and Groups
  • Manage users
  • Manage groups
13. Manage Files from the Command Line
  • Linux filesystem hierarchy
  • Manage files from the command line
14. Secure Linux File Access
  • Linux file access mechanisms
  • Manage file access from the GUI and the command line
15. Administer Remote Systems
  • Share and connect to a desktop
  • Use SSH and rsync
16. Configure General Services
  • Manage services
  • Configure SSH and remote desktops
17. Manage Physical Storage, Part II
  • Manage filesystem attributes
  • Manage swap space
18. Install Linux Graphically
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Configure the system with firstboot
19. Manage Virtual Machines
  • Basic virtualization concepts
  • Install and manage virtual machines
20. Control the Boot Process
  • Understand runlevels
  • Manage GRUB
21. Deploy File Sharing Services
  • Deploy an FTP server
  • Deploy a web server
22. Secure Network Services
  • Manage a firewall
  • SELinux concepts
  • Manage SELinux
23. Comprehensive Review




This course is not associated with any Certification.


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