Red Hat Certified System Administrator & Engineer: Training Guide & A Quick Deskside Reference, Exams EX200 and EX300 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

  • 9h 58m
  • Asghar Ghori
  • Asghar Ghori
  • 2012

This book is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6) and it covers three main objectives:

  • a resource for administrators who intend to take the new Red Hat Certified System Administrator (EX200) and the Red Hat Certified Engineer (EX300) exams and pass them;
  • a quick and valuable on-the-job resource;
  • and an easy-to-understand guide to novice and non-RHEL administrators.

This book is divided into RHCSA and RHCE sections based on the exam objectives. It includes 21 chapters in total and is structured to facilitate readers to grasp concepts, understand implementation procedures, and learn commands, tools, configuration files, log files, and service daemons involved.

About the Author

Currently working as a consultant, Asghar Ghori has been in the IT industry for 22 years. He started his career as a UNIX support engineer working with SCO UNIX and SCO XENIX, visiting customers and providing UNIX technical support services. He has worked with several flavors of the UNIX operating system including HP-UX, Oracle Solaris, and IBM AIX, as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and a few other Linux distributions. He has worked in support and administration, and as technical lead, solution design lead, and consultant serving business and government customers. In addition, he has architected and deployed solutions involving clustered servers and tiered storage that span data centers around the world.

Asghar has been involved in planning, developing, and executing disaster recovery procedures for many enterprises.

Asghar holds a BS in Engineering, and has delivered and attended numerous training programs. He has been delivering courses on UNIX & Linux for the past eleven years at local colleges in Toronto, Canada. He is Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), HP Certified Systems Administrator, HP Certified Systems Engineer, SUN Certified System Administrator (SCSA), IBM Certified Specialist for AIX, Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), and holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification designation.

In this Book

  • Local Installation
  • Basic Linux Commands
  • Files & Directories
  • File Permissions, Text Editors, Text Processors & The Shell
  • Processes, Scheduling & Basic Hardware
  • Package Management
  • Virtualization & Network Installation
  • Linux Boot Process & Kernel Management
  • Disk Partitioning
  • File Systems & Swap
  • Users & Groups
  • Firewall & SELinux
  • Networking, Network Interfaces & DNS, DHCP and LDAP Clients
  • Shell Scripting, Building an RPM Package, & iSCSI
  • Advanced Firewall, TCP Wrappers, Usage Reporting & Remote Logging
  • Routing, Kerberos & DNS Server
  • Internet Services, Kernel Parameters & NTP
  • Electronic Mail
  • Network File System
  • Samba & FTP
  • Apache Web Server & Secure Shell Server