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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons, Downloadable Version: Update your Red Hat Skills

4 Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

4 hours of video instruction detailing Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL 7) new features to update your skills!

Description

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons lets you update your Red Hat Skills! In this unique video product, expert Red Hat Certified Instructor and author Sander van Vugt features what’s new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7. Detailing what’s new, revised, and improved so you can update your skills quickly and easily. This course was created for experienced Linux administrators and focuses on new features only.

Major topics include:

  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
  • Configuring Networking
  • Managing Systemd services
  • Integrating journald and rsyslog logging
  • Understanding GRUB2
  • Managing the XFS and btrfs file system
  • Troubleshooting RHEL 7 boot problems
  • Configuring a firewall with firewalld
  • Managing DNS
  • Managing Time Synchronization

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux specialist, living in the Netherlands, with customers all over the world. Sander has taught Linux classes since 1994 and has written more than 40 books about different Linux-related topics. Sander is currently a Red Hat Certified Instructor. His years of experience have given him a deep knowledge and understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Sander is also an authorized proctor for Red Hat exams. His teaching and certified instructor experience give him an intimate knowledge of the exam—from knowing what is difficult for many students and where you might need extra attention to what has changed for the new RHEL 7 update. Sander also actively works as a consultant specializing in Linux High Availability, Performance and Security. Sander is a regular speaker at major Linux conferences all over the world.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate to advanced

What You Will Learn

  • Provides an easy-to-use and cost effective means to update skills to RHEL 7
  • Provides multimedia tutorials that users can apply to real world scenarios

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience

Skilled Linux administrators that either already have a lot of experience with previous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or are holding a current RHCSA or RHCE certificate on previous versions of Red Hat (estimate approximately 100,000 certified professionals worldwide). Because the changes between RHEL 6 and RHEL 7, even skilled professionals will need information on how to use these new features.

Secondary audience

Those working towards an RHCE certificate, particularly if their RHCSA certificate was on RHEL 6.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Learning Objectives

1.1 System Requirements

1.2 Performing an Advanced RHEL Server Installation

Lesson 2: Managing Systemd Services

Learning Objectives

2.1 Understanding Units

2.2 Understanding Systemd Targets

2.3 Managing Services in Systemd

2.4 Understanding Cgroups

2.5 Mounting File Systems Through Systemd

2.6 Managing Automount Through Systemd

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking

Learning Objectives

3.1 Understanding NetworkManager

3.2 Using nmtui

3.3 Using nmcli

3.4 Managing Software Bridges

3.5 Managing Network Bonds and Teaming

3.6 Managing IPv6 Networking

Lesson 4: Integrating Journald and Rsyslog Logging

Learning Objectives

4.1 Journald and Rsyslogd: Similarities and Differences

4.2 Reading Journald Logs

4.3 Journald - Rsyslog Integration

Lesson 5: Understanding GRUB2

Learning Objectives

5.1 Understanding GRUB2 Configuration

5.2 Using the GRUB2 Boot Prompt

5.3 Modifying the GRUB2 Configuration Persistently

Lesson 6: Managing the XFS and Btrfs File System

Learning Objectives

6.1 Choices in File Systems: Ext4, XFS and Btrfs

6.2 Using XFS tools

6.3 Understanding Btrfs Features

6.4 Managing Btrfs File Systems

6.5 Working with Btrfs Subvolumes

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting RHEL 7 Boot Problems

Learning Objectives

7.1 Understanding Troubleshooting Modes

7.2 Recovering a Lost Root Password

7.3 Special Troubleshooting Modes

Lesson 8: Configuring a Firewall with Firewalld

Learning Objectives

8.1 Understanding Firewall Management in RHEL 7

8.2 Understanding Firewalld Components

8.3 Managing Firewalld Services

8.4 Using Firewall-cmd to Assign Services to Zones

8.5 Working with Rich Rules

Lesson 9: Managing DNS in RHEL 7

Learning Objectives

9.1 Understanding Unbound DNS Configuration

9.2 Configuring a Cache Only DNS Server with Unbound

Lesson 10: Managing Time Synchronization

Learning Objectives

10.1 Understanding RHEL 7 Time Configuration

10.2 Using the Timeanddate Utility

10.3 Using Chrony for Setting up NTP

Lesson 11: Using Docker

Learning Objectives

11.1 What Is Docker

11.2 Getting Started

Lesson 12: Small Improvements

Learning Objectives

12.1 Symlinks

12.2 Nslcd

12.3 SElinux man Pages

12.4 Apache Configuration

12.5 Gnome 3

12.6 Gnome Boxes

About LiveLessons Video Training

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons

Duration: 09:09:09  File Size: 585 MB

Description

  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-403382-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-403382-2

4 Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

4 hours of video instruction detailing Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL 7) new features to update your skills!

Description

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons lets you update your Red Hat Skills! In this unique video product, expert Red Hat Certified Instructor and author Sander van Vugt features what’s new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7. Detailing what’s new, revised, and improved so you can update your skills quickly and easily. This course was created for experienced Linux administrators and focuses on new features only.

Major topics include:

  • Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
  • Configuring Networking
  • Managing Systemd services
  • Integrating journald and rsyslog logging
  • Understanding GRUB2
  • Managing the XFS and btrfs file system
  • Troubleshooting RHEL 7 boot problems
  • Configuring a firewall with firewalld
  • Managing DNS
  • Managing Time Synchronization

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux related topics, and many articles for Linux publications around the world. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant he is specialized in Linux High Availability solutions and Performance Optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com


 

Skill Level

  • Intermediate to advanced

What You Will Learn

  • Provides an easy-to-use and cost effective means to update skills to RHEL 7
  • Provides multimedia tutorials that users can apply to real world scenarios

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience

Skilled Linux administrators that either already have a lot of experience with previous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or are holding a current RHCSA or RHCE certificate on previous versions of Red Hat (estimate approximately 100,000 certified professionals worldwide). Because the changes between RHEL 6 and RHEL 7, even skilled professionals will need information on how to use these new features.

Secondary audience

Those working towards an RHCE certificate, particularly if their RHCSA certificate was on RHEL 6.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Learning Objectives

1.1 System Requirements

1.2 Performing an Advanced RHEL Server Installation

Lesson 2: Managing Systemd Services

Learning Objectives

2.1 Understanding Units

2.2 Understanding Systemd Targets

2.3 Managing Services in Systemd

2.4 Understanding Cgroups

2.5 Mounting File Systems Through Systemd

2.6 Managing Automount Through Systemd

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking

Learning Objectives

3.1 Understanding NetworkManager

3.2 Using nmtui

3.3 Using nmcli

3.4 Managing Software Bridges

3.5 Managing Network Bonds and Teaming

3.6 Managing IPv6 Networking

Lesson 4: Integrating Journald and Rsyslog Logging

Learning Objectives

4.1 Journald and Rsyslogd: Similarities and Differences

4.2 Reading Journald Logs

4.3 Journald - Rsyslog Integration

Lesson 5: Understanding GRUB2

Learning Objectives

5.1 Understanding GRUB2 Configuration

5.2 Using the GRUB2 Boot Prompt

5.3 Modifying the GRUB2 Configuration Persistently

Lesson 6: Managing the XFS and Btrfs File System

Learning Objectives

6.1 Choices in File Systems: Ext4, XFS and Btrfs

6.2 Using XFS tools

6.3 Understanding Btrfs Features

6.4 Managing Btrfs File Systems

6.5 Working with Btrfs Subvolumes

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting RHEL 7 Boot Problems

Learning Objectives

7.1 Understanding Troubleshooting Modes

7.2 Recovering a Lost Root Password

7.3 Special Troubleshooting Modes

Lesson 8: Configuring a Firewall with Firewalld

Learning Objectives

8.1 Understanding Firewall Management in RHEL 7

8.2 Understanding Firewalld Components

8.3 Managing Firewalld Services

8.4 Using Firewall-cmd to Assign Services to Zones

8.5 Working with Rich Rules

Lesson 9: Managing DNS in RHEL 7

Learning Objectives

9.1 Understanding Unbound DNS Configuration

9.2 Configuring a Cache Only DNS Server with Unbound

Lesson 10: Managing Time Synchronization

Learning Objectives

10.1 Understanding RHEL 7 Time Configuration

10.2 Using the Timeanddate Utility

10.3 Using Chrony for Setting up NTP

Lesson 11: Using Docker

Learning Objectives

11.1 What Is Docker

11.2 Getting Started

Lesson 12: Small Improvements

Learning Objectives

12.1 Symlinks

12.2 Nslcd

12.3 SElinux man Pages

12.4 Apache Configuration

12.5 Gnome 3

12.6 Gnome Boxes

About LiveLessons Video Training

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Learning Objectives

1.1 System Requirements

1.2 Performing an Advanced RHEL Server Installation

Lesson 2: Managing Systemd Services

Learning Objectives

2.1 Understanding Units

2.2 Understanding Systemd Targets

2.3 Managing Services in Systemd

2.4 Understanding Cgroups

2.5 Mounting File Systems Through Systemd

2.6 Managing Automount Through Systemd

Lesson 3: Configuring Networking

Learning Objectives

3.1 Understanding NetworkManager

3.2 Using nmtui

3.3 Using nmcli

3.4 Managing Software Bridges

3.5 Managing Network Bonds and Teaming

3.6 Managing IPv6 Networking

Lesson 4: Integrating Journald and Rsyslog Logging

Learning Objectives

4.1 Journald and Rsyslogd: Similarities and Differences

4.2 Reading Journald Logs

4.3 Journald - Rsyslog Integration

Lesson 5: Understanding GRUB2

Learning Objectives

5.1 Understanding GRUB2 Configuration

5.2 Using the GRUB2 Boot Prompt

5.3 Modifying the GRUB2 Configuration Persistently

Lesson 6: Managing the XFS and Btrfs File System

Learning Objectives

6.1 Choices in File Systems: Ext4, XFS and Btrfs

6.2 Using XFS tools

6.3 Understanding Btrfs Features

6.4 Managing Btrfs File Systems

6.5 Working with Btrfs Subvolumes

Lesson 7: Troubleshooting RHEL 7 Boot Problems

Learning Objectives

7.1 Understanding Troubleshooting Modes

7.2 Recovering a Lost Root Password

7.3 Special Troubleshooting Modes

Lesson 8: Configuring a Firewall with Firewalld

Learning Objectives

8.1 Understanding Firewall Management in RHEL 7

8.2 Understanding Firewalld Components

8.3 Managing Firewalld Services

8.4 Using Firewall-cmd to Assign Services to Zones

8.5 Working with Rich Rules

Lesson 9: Managing DNS in RHEL 7

Learning Objectives

9.1 Understanding Unbound DNS Configuration

9.2 Configuring a Cache Only DNS Server with Unbound

Lesson 10: Managing Time Synchronization

Learning Objectives

10.1 Understanding RHEL 7 Time Configuration

10.2 Using the Timeanddate Utility

10.3 Using Chrony for Setting up NTP

Lesson 11: Using Docker

Learning Objectives

11.1 What Is Docker

11.2 Getting Started

Lesson 12: Small Improvements

Learning Objectives

12.1 Symlinks

12.2 Nslcd

12.3 SElinux man Pages

12.4 Apache Configuration

12.5 Gnome 3

12.6 Gnome Boxes

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