Red Hat System Administration III

Course Code: 2620


This Red Hat System Administration IIII course is designed for experienced Linux system administrators who hold a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) credential or possess equivalent skills, and want to broaden their ability to administer Linux systems at an enterprise level.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7.

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 4 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 4 days

What You'll learn

  • Deploy and manage network servers running caching domain name service (DNS), MariaDB, Apache HTTPD and Postfix SMTP nullclients
  • Manage network file sharing with network file system (NFS) and server message block (SMB), iSCSI initiators and targets, advanced networking and firewalld configurations
  • Use bash shell scripting to help automate, configure, and troubleshoot the system


  • Review how to manage services and the boot-up process using systemctl
  • Configure and troubleshoot basic IPv6 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • Configure and troubleshoot advanced network interface functionality including bonding, teaming, and local software bridges
  • Permit and reject access to network services using advanced SELinux and firewalld filtering techniques
  • Set and verify correct DNS records for systems and configure secure DNS caching
  • Relay all email sent by the system to an SMTP gateway for central delivery
  • Provide and use networked iSCSI block devices as remote disks
  • Provide NFS exports and SMB file shares to specific systems and users
  • Provide a MariaDB SQL database for use by programs and database administrators
  • Configure Apache HTTPD to provide Transport Layer Security (TLS)-enabled websites and virtual hosts
  • Write simple shell scripts using bash
  • Use bash conditionals and other control structures to write more sophisticated shell commands and scripts
  • Customize bash startup and use environment variables, bash aliases, and bash functions
  • Practice and demonstrate the knowledge and skills learned in this course
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To attend this course, participants need to have the RHCSA certification or equivalent experience.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for experienced Linux administrators wishing to learn enterprise-level automation techniques through scripting, how to deploy and secure network services, and how to manage other key security features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The course is highly recommended for:

  • Linux Administrator
  • Linus Experts
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • IT System Administrator
  • System Engineer
  • Backup and Storage IT Specialist