During this course, students will be:
Create and manage Kickstart configuration files; perform installations using Kickstart.
Access the command line locally and remotely; gain administrative privileges from the command line.
Use hardlinks, archives and compression, and vim.
Use regular expressions to search patterns in files and output; redirect and pipe output.
Configure network settings; troubleshoot network issues.
Create and format simple partitions, swap partitions, and encrypt partitions.
Implement LVM and LVM snapshots.
Implement NFS, CIFS, and autofs.
Manage user accounts, including password aging.
Connect to a central LDAP directory service.
Manage group memberships, file permissions, and access control lists (ACLs).
Activate and deactivate SELinux; set file contexts; manage SELinux Booleans; analyze SELinux logs.
Manage software and query information with yum; configure client-side yum repository files.
Manage services; verify connectivity to a service.
Manage logs with rsyslog and logrotate.
Identify and terminate processes, change the priority of a process, and use cron and at to schedule processes.
List, load, and remove modules; use kernel arguments.
Understand the boot process and resolve boot problems.