CentOS and Red Hat Linux to Certified System Administrator!

Learn the basics of CentOS and Red Hat Linux! Prepare and pass the RedHat certified system administrator (RHCSA) exam!
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  • Lectures 74
  • Length 17 hours
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  • Languages English, captions
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Published 5/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description

You can use this course immediately to inspire your learning with Red Hat Linux and your preparation for the RedHat Certified System Administrator Exam (RHCSA)! Ask any question you have about CentOS, Red Hat Linux, or the RHCSA and get an answer quickly! Watch the promo video to see what kind of learning experience you can expect in the course!

Whether you have no experience with Red Hat Linux or any other type of Linux operating system, you can count on this course to get you started with the basics and show you what to do all the way into the advanced material. You get to see immediately why Linux is worth learning and using. Next, a basic familiarization with the graphic user interface leaves you feeling like you know your way around. Then, into the file system navigation and command lines. Finally, you experience the packet manager and are ready to dive deeper into the material!

If you are a veteran already at Red Hat Linux and want to continue your Red Hat Linux certification training, you will get the essentials for the exam delivered through three chapters explaining the key functions and highlighting what you need to know for the test. The key with passing any exam is simply effort. This course gives you another excellent resource to use along with your existing study materials to make sure you pass the RHCSA exam!

Thank you for reading this! Ermin and I look forward to serving you as a student in our course! Click take this course now to get lifetime access!

What are the requirements?

  • Download CentOS or have an existing subscription to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Maintain a computer capable of running CentOS and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the basics of CentOS and Red Hat Linux fast!
  • Get questions answered about CentOS, Red Hat Linux, and the RHCSA.
  • Find work on Upwork and other freelancing websites at $15 to $35+ per hour using the skills you learn in this course!
  • Pass the RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.
  • Understand the basic functions of the Red Hat Linux operating system.
  • Create a Red Hat virtual machine on a Windows computer.
  • Dual boot Red Hat and another operating system.
  • Feel comfortable in the Linux graphical user interface (GUI) .
  • Know how to use the Yum packet manager and the Rpm package manager.

Who is the target audience?

  • Students preparing for the RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.
  • Network administrators seeking knowledge about Red Hat Linux.
  • Existing Red Hat Linux users considering taking the RHCSA.
  • Freelancers familiar with Linux hoping to add a new skill to an Upwork or other freelancing profile.
  • Linux users wanting to learn Red Hat.
  • Managers supervising network administrators and wanting a greater technical understanding of work in Red Hat Linux.
  • LinkedIn users hoping to make a profile headline that will attract excellent job offers.
  • Network administrators hoping to land a better job using knowledge of Red Hat Linux.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Thank you for taking this course! Find out what value you get immediately!
Introduction to the course.
Why learn Linux.
How to get your questions answered and get help with any problem!
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Section 2: Installing RedHat or CentOS with minimal modifications to your current system.
Downloading, installing and configuring VirtualBox on Windows 8.
Create a Red Hat virtual machine part 1.
Create a Red Hat virtual machine part 2.
Create a Red Hat virtual machine part 3.
Section 3: Installing RedHat or CentOS with a dual boot approach on WIndows 8
How to dual boot Red Hat and windows 8 part 1.
How to dual boot Red Hat and windows 8 part 2.
Section 4: Linux Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Basic familiarization with Linux Graphical user interface part 1.
Basic familiarization with Linux Graphical user interface part 2.
Section 5: Linux command line.
File system navigation. Commands "ls, cd, pwd" part 1.
File system navigation. Commands "ls, cd, pwd" part 2.
Finding files. Commands "find, locate, updatedb, man."
File and folder ownership and permissions. Commands "chown, chmod" part 1.
File and folder ownership and permissions. Commands "chown, chmod" part 2.
Move, delete and copy files. Commands "mv, rm, cp."
Commands "grep, pipe, echo, cat."
Yum packet manager part 1.
Yum packet manager part 2.
Rpm packet manager.
Section 6: RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam preparation.
What does the RedHat Certified System Administrator exam include?
Section 7: Essential tools for using Red Hat Linux and passing the exam.
Globbing ( wildcards ) part 1. Getting files fast without the entire name.
Globbing ( wildcards ) part 2.
I⁄O Redirection part 1. Input and output redirection with standard input/output.
I⁄ORedirection part 2. Redirect standard error to standard output or command.
I⁄ORedirection part 3 for redirecting standard error in more depth.
Vim text editor part 1. How to do text editing and use text editors.
Vim text editor part 2. Making changes in the Vim text editor.
Vim text editor part 3. How to search for text within a file.
Vim text editor part 4.
Vim text editor part 5. Combining commands together to build new files.
Section 8: The Red Hat Linux file system explained and basic functions.
Linux file system explained where all files are in the root directory.
Hard and soft links in the Linux file system.
Backups, recovery, and compression in Linux part 1. Introduction and use.
Backups part 2. How to uncompress files and restore backed up files.
Backups, recovery, and compression part 3. More about tar.
Automating tasks with cron part 1. Meet the crontab and schedule tasks.
Automating tasks with cron part 2. Creating a cron job and bash script.
Automating tasks with cron part 3. Commenting out a line and making notes.
Automating tasks with cron part 4. More about crontabs.
Section 9: User and groups management.
User properties and where are they stored on the system.
Creating a user.
Creating groups and assigning users to them.
Section 10: Network configuration
Intro to network interfaces.
Network manager.
Network manager and network configuration part 2 + some troubleshooting tools.
Section 11: Establishing secure connections via SSH.
Installing and configuring SSH server part 1.
Installing and configuring SSH server part 2.
SSH passwordless login and SCP ( secure copying of files between hosts ).
Section 12: Partitioning.
Partitioning and file systems.
Partitioning a new disk.
Formatting a partition using xfs file system.
Mounting the partitions.
Section 13: Managing LVM Logical Volumes.
Linux Volume Management (LVM) part 1.
Linux Volume Management (LVM) part 2.
Linux Volume Management (LVM) part 3.
Linux Volume Management (LVM) part 4.
Linux Volume Management (LVM) part 5.
Section 14: Encrypted file systems.
LUKS part 1.
LUKS part 2.
Section 15: Servers under Red Hat: HTTP, FTP, VNC
How to install and configure a web server part 1
How to install and configure a web server part 2
How to install and configure an FTP server part 1
How to install and configure an FTP server part 2
How to install and configure VNC
Section 16: SELinux
SELinux general talk part 1
SELinux general talk part 2
SELinux and Apache part 1
SELinux and Apache part 2
SELinux and Apache part 3
SELinux and SSH
Section 17: Bonus lectures.
Bonus lecture: Get any additional course with Ermin and me for 50% off!
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Instructor Biography

Ermin Kreponic, IT Expert

Strongly motivated young IT expert, Linux enthusiast with a passion for troubleshooting network related problems. With an exceptional eye for details and a sense of urgency when it comes down to problem solving.

- Advanced knowledge of Linux command line
- Installation, configuration and maintenance of servers that run under Unix/Linux type
operating systems
To name a few: DNS, TFTP, FTP, SSH, APACHE, SMTP, VSFTP and some others
- Troubleshooting a wide range of network related problems. Meaning, digging deep for
packets on any given network.
Using one of my favourite tools for capturing and filtering packets on the network, Wireshark,
and resolving end-user issues
- Good understanding of Cisco routers and IOS operating system
- Configuration and implementation of Linux firewall namely Iptables
- Supervision and filtration of network traffic
- Tightening down security and pen testing networks for possible vulnerabilities
- Good knowledge of network gear brands and their strengths or weaknesses
- Preforming system back up
- Fair knowledge of Bash scripting
- equipment installation, upgrades, patches, and configuration.

Personal note:

I do not sleep much, but that is not only because I work hard, rather instead it is
because I enjoy this line of work,
it is extremely rewarding in every way that matters

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