Training & Certifications

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®)

Offered by Red Hat, Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) exam (EX200) tests your knowledge in areas of system administration common across a wide range of environments and deployment scenarios. The Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) training program offered by Multimatics is designed to help participants obtain the skills required to successfully administer Linux. The training material is prepared based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 9.0, accompanied by discussions and exercises to work on the questions.

Multimatics is an Authorized Training Partner for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA®) training and certification program accredited by the Red Hat Academy.

At the end of the program, the participants will be able to :

  1. Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation
  2. Create simple shell scripts
  3. Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services
  4. Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes
  5. Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems
  6. Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services
  7. Manage users and groups
  8. Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration
  9. Perform basic container management

This program is suitable for the following target audience.

  • Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills
  • Professionals who have attended Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) and are on the path to becoming an RHCSA
  • Experienced Linux system administrators who require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DOD 8570 directive)
  • IT professionals who are on the path to becoming a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®)
  • An RHCE who is noncurrent or who is about to become noncurrent and wants to recertify as an RHCE
  • DevOps professionals who wish to demonstrate their expertise with the fundamentals of container technology

This program is 5 days of intensive training class.

The program provided by Multimatics will be delivered through interactive presentation by professional instructor(s), group debriefs, individual and team exercises, behavior modelling and roleplays, one-to-one and group discussion, case studies, and projects.

Have either taken Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) or the RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH199) that combines those courses, or have comparable work experience as a system administrator on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

There is no certification exam for this program.

  1. Access a shell prompt and issue commands with correct syntax
  2. Use input-output redirection (>, >>, |, 2>, etc.)
  3. Use grep and regular expressions to analyze text
  4. Access remote systems using SSH
  5. Log in and switch users in multiuser targets
  6. Archive, compress, unpack, and uncompress files using tar, star, gzip, and bzip2
  7. Create and edit text files
  8. Create, delete, copy, and move files and directories
  9. Create hard and soft links
  10. List, set, and change standard ugo/rwx permissions
  11. Locate, read, and use system documentation including man, info, and files in /usr/share/doc
  1. Conditionally execute code (use of: if, test, [], etc.)
  2. Use Looping constructs (for, etc.) to process file, command line input
  3. Process script inputs ($1, $2, etc.)
  4. Processing output of shell commands within a script
  1. Boot, reboot, and shut down a system normally
  2. Boot systems into different targets manually
  3. Interrupt the boot process in order to gain access to a system
  4. Identify CPU/memory intensive processes and kill processes
  5. Adjust process scheduling
  6. Manage tuning profiles
  7. Locate and interpret system log files and journals
  8. Preserve system journals
  9. Start, stop, and check the status of network services
  10. Securely transfer files between systems
  1. List, create, delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks
  2. Create and remove physical volumes
  3. Assign physical volumes to volume groups
  4. Create and delete logical volumes
  5. Configure systems to mount file systems at boot by universally unique ID (UUID) or label
  6. Add new partitions and logical volumes, and swap to a system non-destructively
  1. Create, mount, unmount, and use vfat, ext4, and xfs file systems
  2. Mount and unmount network file systems using NFS
  3. Configure autofs
  4. Extend existing logical volumes
  5. Create and configure set-GID directories for collaboration
  6. Diagnose and correct file permission problems
  1. Schedule tasks using at and cron
  2. Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot
  3. Configure systems to boot into a specific target automatically
  4. Configure time service clients
  5. Install and update software packages from Red Hat Network, a remote repository, or from the local file system
  6. Modify the system bootloader
  1. Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  2. Configure hostname resolution
  3. Configure network services to start automatically at boot
  4. Restrict network access using firewall-cmd/firewall
  1. Create, delete, and modify local user accounts
  2. Change passwords and adjust password aging for local user accounts
  3. Create, delete, and modify local groups and group memberships
  4. Configure superuser access
  1. Configure firewall settings using firewall-cmd/firewalld
  2. Manage default file permissions
  3. Configure key-based authentication for SSH
  4. Set enforcing and permissive modes for SELinux
  5. List and identify SELinux file and process context
  6. Restore default file contexts
  7. Manage SELinux port labels
  8. Use boolean settings to modify system SELinux settings
  9. Diagnose and address routine SELinux policy violations
  1. Find and retrieve container images from a remote registry
  2. Inspect container images
  3. Perform container management using commands such as podman and skopeo
  4. Build a container from a Containerfile
  5. Perform basic container management such as running, starting, stopping, and listing running containers
  6. Run a service inside a container
  7. Configure a container to start automatically as a systemd service
  8. Attach persistent storage to a container
  1. Create and use disk partitions, logical volumes, file systems, and swap spaces
  1. Schedule recurring system tasks using cron and systemd timer units
  1. Mount network file system (NFS) exports and server message block (SMB) shares from network file servers
  1. Manage KVMs and install them with Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart

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