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Linux System Administration


This is an in-depth course that explores installation, configuration and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6) systems. The course focuses on issues universal to every workstation and server. The course provides extensive hands-on experience. This course will also help students prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ or the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Certifications.


  • installation and configuration
  • the boot process
  • user and group administration
  • filesystem administration, including quotas, FACLs, RAID and LVM
  • task automation
  • client networking
  • SELinux
  • configuring Netfilter firewalls with iptables
  • X Windows configuration
  • kernel compilation
  • troubleshooting
  • and more.


Students should have already taken (or already possess the skills covered in) our Linux Fundamentals course. Understanding of basic networking and TCP/IP concepts is also recommended.


5 days
Course Outline

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