RHCE Rapid Track Course
Fast track to RHCE certification for senior Linux system administrators
Unit 1: Software Management
Objective: Manage packages with yum, rpm, and RHN; build an RPM package and place it in a repository.
Unit 2: Network Management
Objective: Configure and troubleshoot network settings; configure network bonding and IP aliases.
Unit 3: Storage Management
Objective: Manage partitioning, file systems, and swap space; configure encrypted partitions and iSCSI initiator.
Unit 4: Logical Volume Management (LVM)
Objective: Manage physical volumes, volume groups, and logical volumes with their file systems.
Unit 5: Account Management
Objective: Provide password aging for accounts; use ACLs and SGID directories for collaborative directories.
Unit 6: Authentication Management
Objective: Configure an LDAP and Kerberos client; configure autofs to support an authentication client; configure sudo and SSD.
Unit 7: Installation, Kickstart, and Virtualization
Objective: Install a system and manage kickstart and firstboot; use virtualization tools to manage virtual machines.
Unit 8: Boot Management
Objective: Configure runlevels and sysctl; reset the root password; understand the boot process.
Unit 9 : Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Management
Objective: Understand, troubleshoot, and manage SELinux.
Unit 10: Firewall Management
Objective: Manage the firewall.
Unit 11: Network Time Protocol (NTP) Service
Objective: Configure an NTP server and provide that service to clients.
Unit 12: System Logging Service
Objective: Create disk, I/O, and memory usage reports; configure remote logging.
Unit 13: Web (HTTP/HTTPS) Service
Objective: Manage a web server with virtual hosts, CGI scripts, and user-based file/directory access controls.
Unit 14: SMTP Service
Objective: Null client; outbound smarthost relay; accept inbound connections.
Unit 15: Caching-only (DNS) Service
Objective: Configure a caching nameserver and DNS forwarder.
Unit 16: File Sharing with NFS
Objective: Manage and secure the NFS service using NFSv3 and NFSv4.
Unit 17: 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.
Unit 18: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Service
Objective: Provide FTP drop-box upload service.
Unit 19: Secure Shell (SSH) Service
Objective: Configure and implement SSH keys.