RH200 RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam


The RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH200) is designed for delegates who already have significant experience with Linux® administration. The course reviews the tasks covered in Red Hat System Administration I  and II at an accelerated pace. On completion of course materials, delegates should be prepared to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

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Please Note: This 5 day course builds on a delegate's existing understanding of command-line based Linux system administration. Delegates should be able to execute common commands using the shell, work with common command options, and access man pages for help. Delegates lacking this knowledge are strongly encouraged to take Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and II (RH134) separately instead.

Target Audience:

Delegates for this class should have 1-3 years of full-time Linux administration experience.


Deleates attending this course should have basic experience with the following, with minimal dependence on documentation:

  • Linux (some of the course may be review)
  • The bash shell, including job control (&, fg, bg, jobs), shell expansion (command, tilde, globbing, brace, protection from expansion), I/O redirection, and pipes
  • IPv4 networking addressing and routing concepts, TCP/UDP, and ports
  • Navigation of the GNOME 3 interface
  • Editing text files from the command line with vim or other available programs
  • Finding information in man pages and info nodes
  • The concept of file permissions
  • Interactive installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Per-user 'at' and 'cron' jobs
  • Use of archival utilities such as 'tar', 'zip', and compression utilities
  • Absolute and relative paths
  • Finding files with 'find' and 'locate'


Accessing the Command Line

Log in to a Linux system and run simple commands using the shell.

Managing Files from the Command Line

Work with files from the bash shell prompt.

Managing Local Linux Users and Groups

Manage Linux users and groups and administer local password policies.

Controlling Access to Files with Linux File System Permissions

Set access permissions on files and interpret the security effects of different permission settings.

Managing Selinux Security

Use SELinux to manage access to files and interpret and troubleshoot SELinux security effects.

Monitoring and Managing Linux Processes

Monitor and control processes running on the system.

Installing and Updating Software Packages

Download, install, update, and manage software packages from Red Hat and yum package repositories.

Controlling Servies and Daemons

Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd.

Managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Networking

Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Analyzing and Storing Logs

Locate and interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes

Managing and Storing File Systems

Create and use disk partitions, logical volumes, file systems, and swap spaces.

Sceduling System Tasks

Schedule recurring system tasks using cron and systemd timer units.

Mounting Network File Systems

Mount network file system (NFS) exports and server message block (SMB) shares from network file servers.

Limiting Network Communitcation with Firewalls

Configure a basic local firewall.

Virtualization and Kickstart

Manage KVMs and install them with Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart.

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Course Duration 5 Days
Location Various
Examination Included