RH134 Red Hat System Administration II


This 4 day course relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. This course is specifically designed for delegates who have completed Red Hat System Administration I.

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Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full time Linux administrator. This course goes deeper into enterprise Linux administration including file systems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting. Attending both Red Hat System Administration I and Red Hat System Administration II can help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam (EX200). Red Hat System Administration II withRHCSA Exam  includes the exam.

Target Audience:

This course is singularly designed for delegates who have completed Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). The organization of topics is such that it is not appropriate for delegates to use RH134 as a curriculum entry point. Delegates who have not taken a previous Red Hat course are encouraged to take either System Administration I if they are new to Linux, or the RHCSA Fast Track course if they are experienced with enterprise Linux administration.


  • Red Hat System Administration I

Delegates will learn how to:

At the end of this course you will be able to understand:

  • Installation using Kickstart
  • Managing filesystems and logical volumes
  • Managing scheduled jobs
  • Accessing network filesystems
  • Managing SELinux
  • Controlling firewalling
  • Troubleshooting


Automate Installation with Kickstart

  • Automate the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems with Kickstart.

Use regular Expressions with GREP

  • Write regular expressions that, when partnered with grep, will allow you to quickly isolate or locate content within text files.

Create and Edit Text Files with VIM

  • Introduce the vim text editor, with which you can open, edit, and save text files.

Schedule Future Linux Tasks

  • Schedule tasks to automatically execute in the future.

Manage Priority of Linux Processes

  • Influence the relative priorities at which Linux processes run.

Control Access to files with Access Control Lists (ACL)

  • Manage file security using POSIX access control lists.

Manage SELINUX Security

  • Manage the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) behavior of a system to keep it secure in case of a network service compromise.

Connect to Network-Defined Users and Groups

  • Configure systems to use central identity management services.

Add Disks, Partitions and File Systems to a Linux System

  • Manage simple partitions and file systems.

Manage Logical Volume Management (LVM) Storage

  • Manage logical volumes from the command line.

Access Networked Attached Storage with Network File System (NFS)

  • Access (secure) NFS shares.

Access Networked storage with SMB

  • Use autofs and the command line to mount and unmount SMB file systems.

Control and Troubleshoot the Redhat Enterprise Linux Boot Process

Limit Network Communication with Firewall

  • Configure a basic firewall.

Comprehensive Review

  • Practice and demonstrate knowledge and skills learned in this course.

Data sheet

Course Duration 4 Days
Location Various
Examination Not included