RH294VT – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible

Overview

Course description

Learn how to automate Linux system administration tasks with Ansible

Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.

Course content summary

  • Install Ansible / Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes.
  • Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them.
  • Automate administration tasks with Ansible Playbooks and ad hoc commands.
  • Write effective playbooks at scale.
  • Protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault.
  • Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles.

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Automating configuration management
  • Ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment
  • Provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers
  • Integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows

Prerequisites for this course

Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience

EX294 – Red Hat Certified Engineer

Overview

Exam description

The performance-based Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (EX294) tests your knowledge and skill in managing multiple systems using Red Hat® Ansible® Engine and executing common system administration tasks across a number of systems with Ansible. The skills tested in this exam are the foundation for system administration across many Red Hat products.

By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified Engineer. If you choose to continue your learning journey beyond RHCE®, the credential can also serve as a foundational step on your path toward our highest level of certification—Red Hat Certified Architect.

This exam is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.

Audience for this exam

  • Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills or require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DoD 8570 directive)
  • Students who have taken Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) and are on the path to becoming a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Students who are on the path to becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
  • Systems administrators who want to demonstrate competency in managing multiple systems
  • IT professionals who work in a DevOps environment and want to demonstrate competency in automating part of their workload
  • Red Hat Certified Engineers who are noncurrent or who are about to become noncurrent and wish to recertify as RHCEs

Prerequisites for this exam

RH294 – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible

Overview

Course description

Learn how to automate Linux system administration tasks with Ansible

Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8 and Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8.

Course content summary

  • Install Ansible / Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes.
  • Create and update inventories of managed hosts and manage connections to them.
  • Automate administration tasks with Ansible Playbooks and ad hoc commands.
  • Write effective playbooks at scale.
  • Protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault.
  • Reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles.

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Automating configuration management
  • Ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment
  • Provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers
  • Integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows

Prerequisites for this course

Pass the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200), or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience

RH354VT – Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experien[...]

Overview

Course description

Prepare yourself for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 by learning about changes to the operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators (RH354) introduces you to updates in the upcoming Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® release. Intended for experienced Linux system administrators, this course offers a rapid orientation to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 based on the pre-release beta. The offering prepares operators, managers, principal system administrators, and other IT professionals with experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for deployments and migrations to the new release.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Course content summary

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using the new packaging, modularity, and appstream features.
  • Upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using new tools.
  • Perform integrated file system and volume management using Stratis.
  • Use Cockpit for system management.
  • Create system images with Composer.
  • Configure Identity Management using authselect.
  • Understand the Wayland graphical display server.
  • Deploy containers using the new integrated OCI runtime and tools.
  • Configure firewall rules that use the new NFT back end.

Audience for this course

This course is designed to provide a preview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 to experienced IT professionals, including:

  • Linux system administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Cloud administrators

Prerequisites for this course