EX200 – Red Hat Certified System Administrator

Overview

Exam description

The performance-based Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam (EX200) tests your knowledge in areas of system administration common across a wide range of environments and deployment scenarios. The skills tested in this exam are the foundation for system administration across all Red Hat® products.

By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator. If you choose to continue your learning journey beyond RHCSA, 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® 8.2.

Audience for this exam

  • Experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills
  • Students who have attended Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) and are on the path to becoming an RHCSA
  • Experienced Linux system administrators who require a certification either by their organization or based on a mandate (DoD 8570 directive)
  • IT professionals who are on the path to becoming a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • An RHCE who is noncurrent or who is about to become noncurrent and wants to recertify as an RHCE
  • DevOps professionals who wish to demonstrate their expertise with the fundamentals of container technology

Prerequisites for this exam

RH124 – Red Hat System Administration I

Overview

Course description

The first of two courses covering the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) equips you with Linux® administration „survival skills“ by focusing on foundational Linux concepts and core tasks. You will learn how to apply command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools, starting you on your journey toward becoming a full-time Linux system administrator. This path continues with the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.2.

Course content summary

  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Install and configure software components and services
  • Establish network connections and control firewall restrictions
  • Monitor and manage running processes
  • Manage and secure files and file systems
  • Administer users and groups
  • Review the system log files and journal for issues
  • Troubleshoot problems and analyze systems with Red Hat Insights
  • Remotely manage systems with SSH and the Web Console

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Prerequisites for this course

Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are expected.

RH124VT – Red Hat System Administration I

Overview

Course description

The first of two courses covering the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers

Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) equips you with Linux® administration „survival skills“ by focusing on foundational Linux concepts and core tasks. You will learn how to apply command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools, starting you on your journey toward becoming a full-time Linux system administrator. This path continues with the follow-on course, Red Hat System Administration II (RH134).

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.2.

Course content summary

  • Introduction to the command line
  • Managing physical storage
  • Install and configure software components and services
  • Establish network connections and control firewall restrictions
  • Monitor and manage running processes
  • Manage and secure files and file systems
  • Administer users and groups
  • Review the system log files and journal for issues
  • Troubleshoot problems and analyze systems with Red Hat Insights
  • Remotely manage systems with SSH and the Web Console

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Prerequisites for this course

Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are expected.

RH134VT – Red Hat System Administration II

Overview

Course description

Focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full-time Linux administrator

Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) serves as the second part of the RHCSA training track for IT professionals who have taken Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). The course goes deeper into core Linux system administration skills in storage configuration and management, installation and deployment of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, management of security features such as SELinux, control of recurring system tasks, management of the boot process and troubleshooting, basic system tuning, and command-line automation and productivity. .

Experienced Linux administrators looking for rapid preparation for the RHCSA certification should instead start with RHCSA Rapid Track (RH199).

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2.

Course summary

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux using scalable methods
  • Access security files, file systems, and networks
  • Execute shell scripting and automation techniques
  • Manage storage devices, logical volumes, and file systems
  • Manage security and system access
  • Control the boot process and system services
  • Running containers

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Recommended training

RH199VT – RHCSA Rapid Track Course

Overview

Course description

Learn essential Red Hat Enterprise Linux configuration, administration, and maintenance in a condensed format

The RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH199) combines Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134), reviewing the tasks at an accelerated pace. This course relates to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and is designed for experienced Linux system administrators.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.2

Course content summary

  • Package management with new repository structure and appstream modules
  • Create storage devices, volumes, and file systems, including Stratis storage management
  • Configure network services and security
  • Manage processes, scheduling, and tuning
  • Manage users, groups, and authentication
  • Perform server management with the Cockpit web management utility
  • Troubleshoot and obtain support
  • Run containers

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Recommended training

  • You will be expected to already understand fundamental Linux computing concepts and be ready to practice the Red Hat Enterprise Linux methods for performing system administration tasks. Significant field experience working with Linux as a system administrator is recommended.
  • If you do not have experience with fundamental Linux computer concepts, we advise you to start with the Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) course instead.

RH134 – Red Hat System Administration II

Overview

Course description

Focuses on the key tasks needed to become a full-time Linux administrator

Red Hat System Administration II (RH134) serves as the second part of the RHCSA training track for IT professionals who have taken Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). The course goes deeper into core Linux system administration skills in storage configuration and management, installation and deployment of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, management of security features such as SELinux, control of recurring system tasks, management of the boot process and troubleshooting, basic system tuning, and command-line automation and productivity. .

Experienced Linux administrators looking for rapid preparation for the RHCSA certification should instead start with RHCSA Rapid Track (RH199).

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2.

Course summary

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux using scalable methods
  • Access security files, file systems, and networks
  • Execute shell scripting and automation techniques
  • Manage storage devices, logical volumes, and file systems
  • Manage security and system access
  • Control the boot process and system services
  • Running containers

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Recommended training

RH199 – RHCSA Rapid Track Course

Overview

Course description

Learn essential Red Hat Enterprise Linux configuration, administration, and maintenance in a condensed format

The RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH199) combines Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and Red Hat System Administration II (RH134), reviewing the tasks at an accelerated pace. This course relates to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and is designed for experienced Linux system administrators.

This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.2

Course content summary

  • Package management with new repository structure and appstream modules
  • Create storage devices, volumes, and file systems, including Stratis storage management
  • Configure network services and security
  • Manage processes, scheduling, and tuning
  • Manage users, groups, and authentication
  • Perform server management with the Cockpit web management utility
  • Troubleshoot and obtain support
  • Run containers

Audience for this course

This course is geared toward Windows system administrators, network administrators, and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for these tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading, and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration

Recommended training

  • You will be expected to already understand fundamental Linux computing concepts and be ready to practice the Red Hat Enterprise Linux methods for performing system administration tasks. Significant field experience working with Linux as a system administrator is recommended.
  • If you do not have experience with fundamental Linux computer concepts, we advise you to start with the Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) course instead.