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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons (Video Training): Update your Red Hat Skills

Video Description

Description

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessonslets 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 Vugtis 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

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons: Introduction 00:02:13
  2. Lesson 1: Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:14
    2. 1.1 System Requirements 00:02:40
    3. 1.2 Performing an Advanced RHEL Server Installation 00:07:53
  3. Lesson 2: Managing Systemd Services
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:26
    2. 2.1 Understanding Units 00:03:11
    3. 2.2 Understanding Systemd Targets 00:06:15
    4. 2.3 Managing Services in Systemd 00:06:35
    5. 2.4 Understanding Cgroups 00:04:17
    6. 2.5 Mounting File Systems Through Systemd 00:03:10
    7. 2.6 Managing Automount Through Systemd 00:02:03
  4. Lesson 3: Configuring Networking
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:33
    2. 3.1 Understanding NetworkManager 00:03:09
    3. 3.2 Using nmtui 00:03:43
    4. 3.3 Using nmcli 00:09:17
    5. 3.4 Managing Software Bridges 00:02:58
    6. 3.5 Managing Network Bonds and Teaming 00:08:45
    7. 3.6 Managing IPv6 Networking 00:04:36
  5. Lesson 4: Integrating Journald and Rsyslog Logging
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:20
    2. 4.1 Journald and Rsyslogd: Similarities and Differences 00:03:45
    3. 4.2 Reading Journald Logs 00:05:25
    4. 4.3 Journald - Rsyslog Integration 00:02:31
  6. Lesson 5: Understanding GRUB2
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:22
    2. 5.1 Understanding GRUB2 Configuration 00:01:38
    3. 5.2 Using the GRUB2 Boot Prompt 00:03:18
    4. 5.3 Modifying the GRUB2 Configuration Persistenly 00:03:24
  7. Lesson 6: Managing the XFS and Btrfs File System
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:22
    2. 6.1 Choices in File Systems: Ext4, XFS and Btrfs 00:03:17
    3. 6.2 Using XFS Tools 00:08:22
    4. 6.3 Understanding Btrfs Features 00:02:53
    5. 6.4 Managing Btrfs File Systems 00:07:57
    6. 6.5 Working with Btrfs Subvolumes 00:02:48
  8. Lesson 7: Troubleshooting RHEL 7 Boot Problems
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:17
    2. 7.1 Understanding Troubleshooting Modes 00:02:15
    3. 7.2 Recovering a Lost Root Password 00:02:32
    4. 7.3 Special Troubleshooting Modes 00:03:04
  9. Lesson 8: Configuring a Firewall with Firewalld
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:21
    2. 8.1 Understanding Firewall Management in RHEL 7 00:01:19
    3. 8.2 Understanding Firewalld Components 00:00:58
    4. 8.3 Managing Firewalld Services 00:05:16
    5. 8.4 Using Firewall-cmd to Assign Services to Zones 00:07:45
    6. 8.5 Working with Rich Rules 00:03:01
  10. Lesson 9: Managing DNS in RHEL 7
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:18
    2. 9.1 Understanding Unbound DNS Configuration 00:00:44
    3. 9.2 Configuring a Cache Only DNS Server with Unbound 00:05:02
  11. Lesson 10: Managing Time Synchronization
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:19
    2. 10.1 Understanding RHEL 7 Time Configuration 00:01:33
    3. 10.2 Using the Timeanddate Utility 00:03:03
    4. 10.3 Using Chrony for Setting up NTP 00:01:28
  12. Lesson 11: Using Docker
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:23
    2. 11.1 What Is Docker? 00:03:08
    3. 11.2 Getting Started 00:06:52
  13. Lesson 12: Small Improvements
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:20
    2. 12.1 Links 00:01:30
    3. 12.2 nslcd 00:01:16
    4. 12.3 SELinux Man Pages 00:01:01
    5. 12.4 Apache Configuration 00:04:48
    6. 12.5 Gnome 3 00:02:10
    7. 12.6 Gnome Boxes 00:02:58
  14. Summary
    1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 New Features LiveLessons: Summary 00:00:23