Red Hat Certified System Administration 3 (RHCE) Training

The Red Hat System Administration III course is designed for experienced Linux administrators who require networking and security administration skills. With a heavy emphasis on practical, hands-on labs, this course is tightly aligned with experienced Linux administrators' job tasks and the skills required for advancement. Focus is placed on enhancing the students' automation skills to securely configure, deploy and manage network services including DNS, Apache, SMTP, and network file sharing. In addition, this course emphasizes security, including monitoring, packet filtering, access controls, and SELinux. At the completion of this course, students already familiar with the RHCT/RHCE administration skills will have exposure to all competencies tested by the RHCE exams. This course prepares students for the Red Hat Certified Engineer examination.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Configure system to use Kerberos to verify credentials and grant privileges via sudo
  • Automate system administration tasks utilizing Bash scripts and text-based tools
  • Secure files with GnuPG
  • Apply yum plugins to manage packages
  • Design and build a simple package
  • Profile running services, then capture and analyze network traffic
  • Configure system to route traffic and customize network parameters with sysctl
  • Secure network traffic through SSH port forwarding and iptables filtering/network address translation (NAT)
  • Configure an NTP server
  • Manage local filesystem integrity
  • Monitor systems over time and system logging
  • Access centralized storage (iSCSI) and encrypt filesystems
  • Understand SSL certificates and deploy an SSL-encapsulated web service
  • Configure a web server with virtual hosts, dynamic content, and authenticated directories
  • Configure an SMTP server for basic operation (null client, receiving mail, smarthost relay)
  • Understand DNS resource records and configure a caching-only name server
  • Configure file sharing between hosts with NFS

Mode of delivery: Fully instructor-led classroom or online training
Duration: 30 hours