EX442 – Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning[...]

Overview

Exam description

The Red Hat Certified Specialist in Performance Tuning exam (EX442) tests your ability to use standard system tools to analyze the performance of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and its applications. The offering also validates the knowledge needed to use standard system tools and mechanisms to modify the behavior of the system and applications to improve performance.

By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Performance Tuning, which also counts toward becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®). This exam is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Audience for this exam

Prerequisites for this exam

RH403 – Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

Overview

Course description

Learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 to deploy and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and software

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403) is a lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems. You will learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages. You will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Ansible® configuration management upon deployment.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and Red Hat Satellite 6.6.

Course content summary

  • Verify a Red Hat Satellite 6.6 installation.
  • Regulate Red Hat Satellite with organizations, locations, users, and roles.
  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views.
  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Ansible playbooks and roles.
  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management.
  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts.

Audience for this course

  • Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Recommended for this course

RH442VT – Red Hat Performance Tuning: Linux in Physical, Virtu[...]

Overview

Course description

Performance tuning and capacity planning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Performance Tuning: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH422) teaches senior Linux® system administrators the methodology of performance tuning. This course discusses system architecture with an emphasis on understanding its implications on system performance, performance adjustments, open source benchmarking utilities, networking performance, and tuning configurations for specific server use cases and workloads.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.

Course content summary

  • Analyze and tune for resource-specific scenarios
  • Applying tuning profiles with the tuned tool
  • Tune in virtual environments (hosts and guests)
  • Trace and profile system events and activities
  • Tune resource limits and utilization using systemd-integrated cgroups
  • Gather performance metrics and benchmarking data

Audience for this course

  • Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning

Prerequisites for this course

RH342VT – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshoo[...]

Overview

Course description

Diagnose problems, gather information, and fix common issues with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting course (RH342) provides system administrators with the tools and techniques they need to successfully diagnose, and fix, a variety of potential issues. Students will work through hands-on problems in various subsystems to diagnose and fix common issues.

Students will learn how to apply the scientific method to a structured form of troubleshooting. This approach is then used troubleshooting various types of problems, including boot issues, hardware issues, storage issues, RPM issues, network issues, third-party application issues, security issues, and kernel issues. At the end of the course students can complete various comprehensive review labs to test their skills.

Course content summary

  • Use the scientific method to approach troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot boot issues
  • Troubleshoot security issues
  • Troubleshoot storage issues
  • Troubleshoot network issues

Audience for this course

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting course is aimed at senior system administrators who wish to learn more about troubleshooting.

Prerequisites for this course

Red Hat recommends these prerequisites:

RH403VT – Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration

Overview

Course description

Learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 to deploy and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and software

Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403) is a lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary for successful large-scale management of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems. You will learn how to configure Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages. You will use Red Hat Satellite to manage the software development life cycle of a subscribed host and its configuration, and learn how to provision hosts integrated with software and Ansible® configuration management upon deployment.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and Red Hat Satellite 6.6.

Course content summary

  • Verify a Red Hat Satellite 6.6 installation.
  • Regulate Red Hat Satellite with organizations, locations, users, and roles.
  • Manage software with Red Hat Satellite environments and content views.
  • Use Red Hat Satellite to configure hosts with Ansible playbooks and roles.
  • Provision hosts with integrated software and configuration management.
  • Implement Metal-as-a-Service (MaaS) with Satellite discovery and provisioning of unprovisioned hosts.

Audience for this course

  • Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators responsible for the management of multiple servers

Recommended for this course

RH362VT – Red Hat Security: Identity Management and Active Dir[...]

Overview

Course description

Configure and manage Red Hat Identity Management (IdM)

Red Hat Security: Identity Management and Active Directory Integration (RH362) provides the skills to configure and manage IdM, the comprehensive Identity Management solution bundled with Red Hat® Enterprise Linux. This course is based on Red Hat Identity Manager 4.5 (bundled with RHEL), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4, Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Red Hat Satellite 6.3, Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2.2, and Red Hat Ansible 2.5.

This course teaches you skills on the most requested Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) capabilities, including Active Directory trusts, multi-product federation, configuration management with Ansible, integrated certificate management, single sign-on, one-time passwords, and cybersecurity policy conformance.

Course summary

  • Install Red Hat Identity Management servers, replicas, and clients.
  • Configure and manage Kerberos authentication and secure services.
  • Create and manage a trust relationship with Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Configure highly secure user authentication—local and remote—including two-factor authentication.
  • Manage secrets, vaults, certificates, and keys.
  • Troubleshoot identity management processes.
  • Integrate Satellite 6 with IdM.
  • Integrate Tower with IdM.
  • Configure IdM backup and recovery.

Audience for this course

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) who wants to learn how to provision and configure IdM technologies across both Linux and Windows applications
  • Identity management specialist or engineer
  • Access management specialist or engineer
  • Web application developer
  • DevOps specialist

Prerequisites for this course

RH415VT – Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cl[...]

Overview

Course description

Manage security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems deployed in bare-metal, virtual, and cloud environments

Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH415) is designed for security administrators and system administrators who need to manage the secure operation of servers running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, whether deployed on physical hardware, as virtual machines, or as cloud instances.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, Red Hat Satellite 6.3, Red Hat Ansible® Engine 2.5, Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2, and Red Hat Insights.

Maintaining security of computing systems is a process of managing risk through the implementation of processes and standards backed by technologies and tools. In this course, you will learn about resources that can be used to help you implement and comply with your security requirements.

Course summary

  • Manage compliance with OpenSCAP.
  • Enable SELinux on a server from a disabled state, perform basic analysis of the system policy, and mitigate risk with advanced SELinux techniques.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues with Red Hat Insights.
  • Monitor activity and changes on a server with Linux Audit and AIDE.
  • Protect data from compromise with USBGuard and storage encryption.
  • Manage authentication controls with PAM.
  • Manually apply provided Ansible Playbooks to automate mitigation of security and compliance issues.
  • Scale OpenSCAP and Red Hat Insights management with Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Audience for this course

System administrators, IT security administrators, IT security engineers, and other professionals responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and managing the security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and ensuring their compliance with the organization’s security policies.

Prerequisites for this course

RH436VT – Red Hat High Availability Clustering

Overview

Course description

Design and deploy a high availability cluster

Red Hat® High Availability Clustering (RH436) provides intensive, hands-on experience with the Pacemaker component of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux High-Availability Add-On, as well as cluster storage components from the Resilient Storage Add-On, including Cluster Logical Volume Manager (CLVM), Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS2), and Device-Mapper Multipath.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1.

Created for senior Linux® system administrators, this 4-day course strongly emphasizes lab-based activities. You’ll learn how to deploy and manage shared storage and server clusters that provide highly available network services to a mission-critical enterprise environment.

This course also helps you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in High Availability Clustering exam (EX436).

Course content summary

  • Install and configure a Pacemaker-based high availability cluster
  • Create and manage highly available services
  • Troubleshoot common cluster issues
  • Work with shared storage (iSCSI) and configure multipathing
  • Configure GFS2 file systems

Audience for this course

  • Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resiliency through high-availability clustering services and using fault-tolerant shared storage technologies

Prerequisites for this course

  • If you want to take this course without the exam (RH436) and have not earned your RHCE® certification, you can confirm that you have the necessary knowledge by passing the online skills assessment.

RH415 – Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Clou[...]

Overview

Course description

Manage security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems deployed in bare-metal, virtual, and cloud environments

Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH415) is designed for security administrators and system administrators who need to manage the secure operation of servers running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, whether deployed on physical hardware, as virtual machines, or as cloud instances.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, Red Hat Satellite 6.3, Red Hat Ansible® Engine 2.5, Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2, and Red Hat Insights.

Maintaining security of computing systems is a process of managing risk through the implementation of processes and standards backed by technologies and tools. In this course, you will learn about resources that can be used to help you implement and comply with your security requirements.

Course summary

  • Manage compliance with OpenSCAP.
  • Enable SELinux on a server from a disabled state, perform basic analysis of the system policy, and mitigate risk with advanced SELinux techniques.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues with Red Hat Insights.
  • Monitor activity and changes on a server with Linux Audit and AIDE.
  • Protect data from compromise with USBGuard and storage encryption.
  • Manage authentication controls with PAM.
  • Manually apply provided Ansible Playbooks to automate mitigation of security and compliance issues.
  • Scale OpenSCAP and Red Hat Insights management with Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Audience for this course

System administrators, IT security administrators, IT security engineers, and other professionals responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and managing the security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and ensuring their compliance with the organization’s security policies.

Prerequisites for this course

RH436 – Red Hat High Availability Clustering

Overview

Course description

Design and deploy a high availability cluster

Red Hat® High Availability Clustering (RH436) provides intensive, hands-on experience with the Pacemaker component of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux High-Availability Add-On, as well as cluster storage components from the Resilient Storage Add-On, including Cluster Logical Volume Manager (CLVM), Red Hat Global File System 2 (GFS2), and Device-Mapper Multipath.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1.

Created for senior Linux® system administrators, this 4-day course strongly emphasizes lab-based activities. You’ll learn how to deploy and manage shared storage and server clusters that provide highly available network services to a mission-critical enterprise environment.

This course also helps you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Specialist in High Availability Clustering exam (EX436).

Course content summary

  • Install and configure a Pacemaker-based high availability cluster
  • Create and manage highly available services
  • Troubleshoot common cluster issues
  • Work with shared storage (iSCSI) and configure multipathing
  • Configure GFS2 file systems

Audience for this course

  • Senior Linux system administrators responsible for maximizing resiliency through high-availability clustering services and using fault-tolerant shared storage technologies

Prerequisites for this course

  • If you want to take this course without the exam (RH436) and have not earned your RHCE® certification, you can confirm that you have the necessary knowledge by passing the online skills assessment.