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Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details : https://www.globalknowledge.co.uk/courses/red_hat/operating_systems/rh124.html

Red Hat® System Administration I (RH124) is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux® and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. This course focuses on essential administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, including installing the operating system, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and performing basic security administration. Early in the course, GUI-based tools will be featured to build upon the students’ existing technical knowledge. As the course progresses, key command-line concepts will be introduced to provide a foundation for students planning to continue to Red Hat System Administration II with the goal of becoming full-time Linux system administrators.


  • Previous operating system administration experience is helpful but not required for this course.
  • Get started with the GNOME graphical desktop
  • Objective: Get started with GNOME and edit text files with gedit.

Manage files graphically with Nautilus

  • Objective: Manage files graphically and access remote systems with Nautilus.

Get help in a graphical environment

  • Objective: Access documentation, both locally and online.

Configure local services

  • Objective: Configure the date and time, and configure a printer.

Manage physical storage I

  • Objective: Understand basic disk concepts and manage system disks.

Manage logical volumes

  • Objective: Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes.

Monitor system resources

  • Objective: Manage CPU, memory, and disk utilization.

Manage system software

  • Objective: Manage system software locally and using Red Hat® Network (RHN).

Get started with bash

  • Objective: Understand basic shell concepts, execute simple commands, and use basic job control techniques.

Get help in a textual environment

  • Objective: Use man and info pages and find documentation in /usr/share/doc.

Establish network connectivity

  • Objective: Understand basic network concepts; configure, manage, and test network settings.

Administer users and groups

  • Objective: Manage users and groups.

Manage files from the command line

  • Objective: Understand Linux® file system hierarchy and pathnames; manage files from the command line.

Secure Linux file access

  • Objective: Understand Linux file access mechanisms; manage file access from the GUI and the command line.

Administer remote systems

  • Objective: Share and connect to a desktop; use SSH and rsync.

Configure general services

  • Objective: Manage services; configure SSH and remote desktops.

Manage physical storage II

  • Objective: Manage file system attributes and swap space.

Install Linux graphically

  • Objective: Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux and configure the system with firstboot.

Manage virtual machines

  • Objective: Understand basic virtualization concepts; install and manage virtual machines.

Control the boot process

  • Objective: Understand runlevels and manage GRUB.

Deploy file-sharing services

  • Objective: Deploy an FTP server and a web server.

Secure network services

  • Objective: Manage a firewall; understand SELinux concepts and manage SELinux.

Comprehensive review

  • Objective: Get a hands-on review of the concepts covered in this course
  • Graphical installation of Linux
  • Managing physical storage
  • Introduction to the command line
  • Learning how to install and configure local components and services
  • Establishing network and securing network services
  • Managing and securing files
  • Administrating users and groups
  • Deploying file-sharing services
  • GUI-based tools and key command-line concepts
  • Basic security skills

This course is recommended for Microsoft Windows system administrators who needs to quickly learn core Red Hat Enterprise Linux proficiencies, system administrators, network administrators, or other IT professional who requires proficiency performing core tasks in the Linux OS and a non-Linux IT professional on the path to becoming a full-time Linux system administrator.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator — RHCSA

RH135, Red Hat System Administration II with RHCSA Exam

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Enquiries in Johannesburg and Cape Town : pauli@velisaafrica.co.za

International Enquiries : hema.chugh@globalknowledge.ae

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