Objective: Manage packages with yum, rpm, and RHN; build an RPM package and place it in a repository.
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot network settings; configure network bonding and IP aliases.
Objective: Manage partitioning, file systems, and swap space; configure encrypted partitions and iSCSI initiator.
Logical Volume Management (LVM)
Objective: Manage physical volumes, volume groups, and logical volumes with their file systems.
Objective: Provide password aging for accounts; use ACLs and SGID directories for collaborative directories.
Objective: Configure an LDAP and Kerberos client; configure autofs to support an authentication client; configure sudo and SSD.
Installation, Kickstart, and Virtualization
Objective: Install a system and manage kickstart and firstboot; use virtualization tools to manage virtual machines.
Objective: Configure runlevels and sysctl; reset the root password; understand the boot process.
Security Enhanced Linux® (SELinux) Management
Objective: Understand, troubleshoot, and manage SELinux.
Objective: Manage the firewall.
Network Time Protocol (NTP) Service
Objective: Configure an NTP server and provide that service to clients.
System Logging Service
Objective: Create disk, I/O, and memory usage reports; configure remote logging.
Web (HTTP/HTTPS) Service
Objective: Manage a web server with virtual hosts, CGI scripts, and user-based file/directory access controls.
Objective: Null client; outbound smarthost relay; accept inbound connections.
Caching-only (DNS) Service
Objective: Configure a caching nameserver and DNS forwarder.
File Sharing with NFS
Objective: Manage and secure the NFS service using NFSv3 and NFSv4.
File Sharing with CIFS
Objective: Configure the CIFS to provide home directories, file sharing, and printer service; use a client to access the CIFS shares.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Service
Objective: Provide FTP drop-box upload service.
Secure Shell (SSH) Service
Objective: Configure and implement SSH keys.