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RH124 – Red Hat System Administration I

  • Length 5 days
  • Price $4290 inc GST
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Why study this course

This course equips you with Linux® administration “survival skills” by focusing on foundational Linux concepts and core tasks. You will learn how to apply command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools, starting you on your journey toward becoming a full-time Linux system administrator.

This path continues with the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.2.

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What you’ll learn

After attending this course, you should be able to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration.

You should be able to demonstrate these skills:

  • Access the command line

  • Manage files from command line

  • Create, view, and edit text files

  • Manage local users and groups

  • Monitor and manage Linux processes

  • Control services and daemons

  • Control access to files with file system permissions

  • Analyze and store log files

  • Configure and secure the OpenSSH service

  • Install and update software packages

  • Access Linux file systems

  • Manage Linux networking

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Red Hat is the leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions. DDLS is proud to offer clients the ability to attend over 40 official Red Hat training courses through a resell agreement with Red Hat. Maximise the return on your Red Hat technology investment with lab-intensive, Instructor-Led Training run by Red Hat themselves. Alternatively, for those unable to attend training, log in and learn with Red Hat Online Learning.

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Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures

  • Providing operational support

  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability

  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Course subjects

Get started with Red Hat Enterprise LinuxDescribe and define open source, Linux distributions, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Access the command lineLog into a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.

Manage files from the command lineCopy, move, create, delete, and organize files while working from the bash shell.

Get help in Red Hat Enterprise LinuxResolve problems by using local help systems.

Create, view, and edit text filesManage text files from command output or in a text editor.

Manage local users and groupsCreate, manage, and delete local users and groups, as well as administer local password policies.

Control access to filesSet Linux file system permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

Monitor and manage Linux processesEvaluate and control processes running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

Control services and daemonsControl and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.

Configure and secure SSHConfigure secure command line service on remote systems, using OpenSSH.

Analyze and store logsLocate and accurately interpret logs of system events for troubleshooting purposes.

Manage networkingConfigure network interfaces and settings on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.

Archive and transfer filesArchive and copy files from one system to another.

Install and update softwareDownload, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.

Access Linux files systemsAccess, inspect, and use existing file systems on storage attached to a Linux server.

Analyze servers and get supportInvestigate and resolve issues in the web-based management interface, getting support from Red Hat to help solve problems.

Comprehensive reviewReview the content covered in this course by completing hands-on exercises.


Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are expected.

For candidates who are uncertain if they meet the prerequisites, confirmation of the correct skill set knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment.


DDLS offers certification and training in Red Hat, JBoss and Ansible through our partnership with Red Hat. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to Red Hat for course and exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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