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Learning Path: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Video Description

This Learning Path includes Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Complete Video Course and Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Prep Workshop.

Prerequisites

  • Anyone wanting to get RHCE certified

Overview

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Complete Video Course is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of all the topics that are required to pass the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam. This title explores how to accomplish advanced system administration tasks, such as writing shell scripts, troubleshooting a server boot procedure, working with SELinux and firewalls and configuring different network services.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Complete Video Course contains 17 individual video lessons divided into four modules, for a total of more than 8 hours of training. The videos consist of live trainer instruction, white board training, CLI presentations, live demos, video screen casts and practice exam walk-throughs. The author covers all of the objectives in the exam so you can use this course as a complete study tool for taking the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam. Each lesson ends with a practice exercise, so you can practice within a CLI environment and put your knowledge to the test. Complete explanations for each exercise are also offered so you can check your work.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Prep Workshop contains more than 4 hours of deep-dive training on common RHCE exam traps, pitfalls, and difficulties. Sander van Vugt, an experienced Red Hat instructor, trainer, and author will detail the most common mistakes people make when taking the RHCE exam, so you can avoid them in the testing facility. You will then walk through a live practice exam with the author in real-time, so you can experience first-hand what it’s like to take the test.

The videos consist of live trainer discussions, CLI presentations and demos, and a real-time practice exam walk-through. You will also learn about the structure of the exam, exam day strategies, and more. You can find comprehensive coverage of the RHCSA exam in the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Complete Video Course and the Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide, both available for Pearson IT Certification.

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, Ubuntu, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he specializes in Linux High Availability solutions and Performance Optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com.

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The 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) by Sander van Vugt
    1. Introduction 00:08:46
  2. Module 1: Advanced System Management
    1. Advanced System Management 00:00:29
  3. Lesson 1: Configuring Authentication
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:38
    2. 1.1 Understanding Red Hat Identity Management 00:09:28
    3. 1.2 Using authconfig to set up External Authentication 00:03:39
    4. 1.3 Configuring a System to Authenticate Using Kerberos 00:07:00
    5. 1.4 Understanding authconfig Configuration Files 00:02:31
    6. Exercise 1 00:01:01
    7. Explanation to Exercise 1 00:09:27
    8. Summary 00:00:38
  4. Lesson 2: Configuring iSCSI Target and Initiator
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:43
    2. 2.1 Understanding iSCSI Target and Initiator 00:05:54
    3. 2.2 Setting up an iSCSI Target 00:13:00
    4. 2.3 Connecting the iSCSI Initiator to an iSCSI SAN 00:07:17
    5. 2.4 Verifying the iSCSI Connection 00:02:07
    6. Exercise 2 00:01:50
    7. Explanation to Exercise 2 00:01:50
    8. Summary 00:00:55
  5. Lesson 3: System Performance Reporting
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:35
    2. 3.1 Understanding System Performance Parameters 00:03:18
    3. 3.2 Understanding top 00:06:00
    4. 3.3 Understanding iostat 00:04:06
    5. 3.4 Understanding vmstat 00:04:22
    6. 3.5 Understanding sar Components 00:03:20
    7. 3.6 Setting up sar 00:01:58
    8. 3.7 Analyzing sar Data 00:02:21
    9. Exercise 3 00:00:40
    10. Explanation to Exercise 3 00:02:31
    11. Summary 00:00:32
  6. Lesson 4: System Optimization Basics
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
    2. 4.1 Understanding the /proc Contents 00:01:34
    3. 4.2 Analyzing the /proc File System 00:03:38
    4. 4.3 Optimizing Through /proc 00:02:30
    5. 4.4 Introducing sysctl 00:02:02
    6. 4.5 Using sysctl 00:03:42
    7. 4.6 Modifying Network Behavior Through /proc and sysctl 00:02:33
    8. Exercise 4 00:00:28
    9. Explanation to Exercise 4 00:01:10
    10. Summary 00:00:37
  7. Lesson 5: Configuring Logging
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:36
    2. 5.1 Understanding Logging in RHEL7 00:01:57
    3. 5.2 Connecting Journald to Rsyslog 00:07:17
    4. 5.3 Setting up Remote Logging 00:02:01
    5. Exercise 5 00:00:35
    6. Explanation to Exercise 5 00:01:53
    7. Summary 00:00:19
  8. Module 2: Networking and Apache
    1. Networking and Apache 00:00:22
  9. Lesson 6: Configuring Advanced Networking
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:42
    2. 6.1 Networking Basics Resumed 00:10:50
    3. 6.2 Understanding Routing 00:02:09
    4. 6.3 Setting up Static Routing 00:02:48
    5. 6.4 Understanding Network Bridges 00:04:15
    6. 6.5 Setting up Network Bridges 00:06:10
    7. 6.6 Understanding Network Bonds and Teams 00:01:55
    8. 6.7 Configuring Network Teams 00:11:11
    9. 6.8 Configuring IPv6 00:05:24
    10. Exercise 6 00:00:53
    11. Explanation to Exercise 6 00:02:59
    12. Summary 00:00:49
  10. Lesson 7: Managing Linux-Based Firewalls
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:40
    2. 7.1 Understanding Firewalld Operation 00:04:26
    3. 7.2 Configuring Firewalld Services and Zones 00:04:55
    4. 7.3 Creating Services Files 00:02:16
    5. 7.4 Configuring Rich Firewall Rules 00:06:49
    6. 7.5 Understanding NAT and Port Forwarding 00:03:40
    7. 7.6 Configuring NAT 00:00:47
    8. 7.7 Configuring Port Forwarding 00:01:34
    9. Exercise 7 00:01:35
    10. Explanation to Exercise 7 00:02:29
    11. Summary 00:00:28
  11. Lesson 8: Configuring Apache Virtual Hosts
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:29
    2. 8.1 Understanding Apache Configuration Files 00:01:47
    3. 8.2 Exploring the httpd.conf File 00:03:11
    4. 8.3 Configuring a Simple Web Server 00:07:56
    5. 8.4 Introducing Virtual Hosts 00:01:59
    6. 8.5 Configuring Virtual Hosts 00:12:00
    7. 8.6 Common Errors Working with Virtual Hosts 00:01:13
    8. Exercise 8 00:00:35
    9. Explanation to Exercise 8 00:02:02
    10. Summary 00:00:37
  12. Lesson 9: Managing Advanced Apache Features
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:24
    2. 9.1 Setting up Authenticated Web Servers 00:05:38
    3. 9.2 Configuring Apache for LDAP Authentication 00:02:17
    4. 9.3 Enabling CGI Scripts 00:02:48
    5. 9.4 Understanding TLS Protected Web Sites 00:02:00
    6. 9.5 Setting up TLS Protected Web Sites 00:08:16
    7. Exercise 9 00:00:58
    8. Explanation to Exercise 9 00:01:55
    9. Summary 00:00:39
  13. Module 3: DNS and File Sharing
    1. DNS and File Sharing 00:00:19
  14. Lesson 10: Configuring a Cache-only DNS Server
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:28
    2. 10.1 Understanding DNS 00:03:19
    3. 10.2 Understanding Different DNS Server Modes 00:02:11
    4. 10.3 Analyzing DNS Output with dig 00:03:10
    5. 10.4 Setting up a Cache-only DNS Nameserver 00:03:31
    6. 10.5 Opening the Firewall for DNS 00:00:35
    7. 10.6 Working with Cache Dumps 00:02:51
    8. Exercise 10 00:00:36
    9. Explanation to Exercise 10 00:00:31
    10. Summary 00:00:23
  15. Lesson 11: Configuring NFS File Sharing
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:50
    2. 11.1 Understanding NFSv4 Features 00:01:46
    3. 11.2 Configuring NFS Exports Suitable for Group Collaboration 00:04:55
    4. 11.3 Mounting NFS Shares 00:01:07
    5. 11.4 Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares–Part 1 00:09:29
    6. 11.5 Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares–Part 2 00:08:03
    7. 11.6 Opening the Firewall for NFS 00:02:08
    8. 11.7 Understanding showmount and NFSv4 00:02:52
    9. 11.8 Understanding NFS SELinux Configuration 00:04:12
    10. Exercise 11 00:00:35
    11. Explanation to Exercise 11 00:02:21
    12. Summary 00:00:43
  16. Lesson 12: Managing SMB File Sharing
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:37
    2. 12.1 Accessing SMB Shares 00:03:07
    3. 12.2 Samba Server Configuration Overview 00:01:33
    4. 12.3 Creating the SMB Share: Linux Tasks 00:01:18
    5. 12.4 Creating the SMB Share: smb.conf Tasks 00:04:54
    6. 12.5 Tuning the Share for Access Restrictions 00:05:38
    7. 12.6 Verifying the Configuration 00:00:53
    8. 12.7 Using Samba-Related SELinux Settings 00:08:14
    9. 12.8 Opening the Firewall for SMB Traffic 00:02:45
    10. Exercise 12 00:00:47
    11. Explanation to Exercise 12 00:02:28
    12. Summary 00:00:30
  17. Module 4: Essential Back-end Services
    1. Essential Back-end Services 00:00:27
  18. Lesson 13: Setting up an SMTP Server
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:34
    2. 13.1 Understanding Server Roles in Email 00:01:25
    3. 13.2 Understanding Postfix Configuration 00:01:06
    4. 13.3 Configuring Postfix for Mail Reception 00:07:04
    5. 13.4 Configuring Postfix for Relaying Mail 00:06:04
    6. 13.5 Demonstration: Monitoring a Working Mail Configuration 00:11:02
    7. 13.6 Understanding Postfix Maps 00:02:38
    8. Exercise 13 00:00:36
    9. Explanation to Exercise 13 00:02:01
    10. Summary 00:00:44
  19. Lesson 14: Managing SSH
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
    2. 14.1 Understanding Secure SSH Authentication 00:03:00
    3. 14.2 Configuring Key-based Authentication 00:04:31
    4. 14.3 Understanding Important SSH Options 00:09:02
    5. 14.4 Tuning SSH Client Options 00:02:43
    6. 14.5 Understanding the Use of SSH Tunnels 00:01:13
    7. 14.6 Creating SSH Tunnels 00:06:30
    8. Exercise 14 00:00:57
    9. Explanation to Exercise 14 00:01:12
    10. Summary 00:00:25
  20. Lesson 15: Managing MariaDB
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:45
    2. 15.1 Understanding Relational Databases 00:02:08
    3. 15.2 Creating a Base MariaDB Configuration 00:04:49
    4. 15.3 Creating Databases and Tables 00:10:06
    5. 15.4 Managing Users and Permissions 00:07:02
    6. 15.5 Backing up the Database 00:08:28
    7. Exercise 15 00:00:45
    8. Explanation to Exercise 15 00:00:29
    9. Summary 00:00:52
  21. Lesson 16: Managing Time Services
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:24
    2. 16.1 Understanding RHEL7 Time Services 00:01:10
    3. 16.2 Configuring NTP Peers 00:02:18
    4. Exercise 16 00:00:41
    5. Explanation to Exercise 16 00:00:41
    6. Summary 00:00:27
  22. Lesson 17: Shell Scripting
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:35
    2. 17.1 Understanding Shell Scripting Core Elements 00:02:40
    3. 17.2 Using Variables 00:03:53
    4. 17.3 Using Positional Parameters 00:03:03
    5. 17.4 Understanding if then else 00:01:46
    6. 17.5 Understanding for 00:03:53
    7. 17.6 Understanding while and until 00:04:21
    8. 17.7 Understanding case 00:02:17
    9. Exercise 17 00:01:09
    10. Explanation to Exercise 17 00:02:40
    11. Summary 00:01:07
  23. Summary
    1. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE): Summary 00:01:45
  24. Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Exam Prep by Sander van Vugt
    1. Introduction 00:00:49
  25. Module 1: Getting Ready to Take the RHCE Exam
    1. Module 1: Getting Ready to Take the RHCE Exam 00:00:07
  26. Lesson 1: About This Course
    1. 1.1 How to Use This Course 00:03:53
  27. Lesson 2: The RHCE Exam
    1. 2.1 What to Expect on Exam Day 00:06:19
    2. 2.2 RHCE Test-taking Techniques 00:03:14
    3. 2.3 Keeping Track of Time 00:00:36
    4. 2.4 How to Handle Complex and Long Scenarios 00:00:51
    5. 2.5 General Test-taking Strategies 00:03:45
  28. Module 2: RHCE Traps, Pitfalls, and Difficulties
    1. Module 2: RHCE Traps, Pitfalls, and Difficulties 00:00:07
  29. Lesson 3: System Configuration and Management
    1. 3.1 Setting Up Network Teaming and Bonding 00:06:33
    2. 3.2 Creating Advanced Firewall Configurations 00:13:21
    3. 3.3 Configuring a System to Authenticate Using Kerberos 00:02:59
    4. 3.4 Configuring a System as Either an iSCSI Target or Initiator 00:03:36
    5. 3.5 Using Shell Scripting 00:03:01
    6. Q&A 00:04:07
  30. Lesson 4: Network Services
    1. 4.1 Configuring SELinux to Support Network Services 00:12:53
    2. 4.2 Configuring Security for Network Services 00:02:18
    3. Q&A 00:02:23
  31. Lesson 5: HTTP/HTTPS
    1. 5.1 Configuring Virtual Hosts 00:03:33
    2. 5.2 Configuring Private Directories 00:01:17
    3. 5.3 Configuring TLS Security 00:03:51
    4. Q&A 00:01:18
  32. Lesson 6: DNS
    1. 6.1 Configuring a Caching-only Name Server 00:06:18
  33. Lesson 7: NFS
    1. 7.1 Providing Network Shares to Specific Clients 00:03:39
    2. 7.2 Providing Network Shares Suitable for Group Collaboration 00:03:43
    3. 7.3 Using Kerberos to Control Access to NFS Network Shares 00:09:31
    4. Q&A 00:07:20
  34. Lesson 8: SMB
    1. 8.1 Providing Network Shares to Specific Clients 00:03:03
    2. 8.2 Providing Network Shares Suitable for Group Collaboration 00:02:29
    3. 8.3 Using Kerberos to Authenticate Access to Shared Directories 00:02:25
    4. Q&A 00:03:06
  35. Lesson 9: SMTP
    1. 9.1 Configuring a System to Forward All E-mail to a Central Mail Server 00:05:14
  36. Lesson 10: SSH
    1. 10.1 Configuring Key-based Authentication 00:03:28
    2. 10.2 Configuring Additional Options 00:01:08
  37. Lesson 11: NTP
    1. 11.1 Synchronizing Time Using NTP Peers 00:02:59
    2. Q&A 00:02:01
  38. Lesson 12: Database Services
    1. 12.1 Installing and Configuring MariaDB 00:06:39
    2. 12.2 Logical Database Back Ups 00:04:46
    3. 12.3 Physical Database Back Ups 00:05:15
    4. 12.4 Creating a Snapshot 00:05:15
    5. 12.5 Creating a Simple Database Schema 00:03:48
    6. 12.6 Performing Simple SQL Queries Against a Database 00:00:46
    7. Q&A 00:01:06
  39. Module 3: Live Exam Walk-Through
    1. Module 3: Live Exam Walk-Through 00:00:07
    2. 13 Managing and Configuring Systems 00:20:27
    3. 14 Managing HTTP/HTTPS 00:13:31
    4. 15 Managing NFS 00:15:12
    5. 16 Managing SMTP 00:09:32
    6. 17 Managing Database Services 00:05:40
    7. 18 Managing Samba 00:17:38
    8. 19 Managing Time 00:05:07