RHCE

RHCE

Course Contents

Software Management

Objective: Manage packages with yum, rpm, and RHN; build an RPM package and place it in a repository.

 

 Network Management

Objective: Configure and troubleshoot network settings; configure network bonding and IP aliases.

 

 Storage Management

 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.

 

Account Management

 Objective: Provide password aging for accounts; use ACLs and SGID directories for collaborative directories.

 

Authentication Management

 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.

 

Boot Management

 Objective: Configure runlevels and sysctl; reset the root password; understand the boot process.

 

Security Enhanced Linux® (SELinux) Management

Objective: Understand, troubleshoot, and manage SELinux.

 

Firewall Management

 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.

 

SMTP Service

 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.