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RHCSA (RedHat 9) Training & Certification Course

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the leading open source platform for modern datacenters, offering a stable, flexible foundation that adapts to business changes. Red Hat’s broad portfolio of open source solutions are used in some of the world’s most demanding datacenters in industries including airline, telecommunications, commercial banking, healthcare and federal government. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune Global 500 companies use Red Hat products and solutions.

RHCSA (RedHat 9) Certification Course Overview

Red Hat incorporates this real-world production experience into training, certification and consulting services. Professionals trust Red Hat Training and Certification to enhance and prove their skills not only in Linux but also in emerging technologies like OpenStack, containers and more. Red Hat’s robust Linux curriculum is the foundation for developing skills related to Red Hat technologies. This curriculum prepares you to adopt Linux by focusing on the key skills and tasks needed to become a full-time Linux administrator, then broadening to enterprise-wide Linux system administration.

RedHat Linux 9 (RHCSA) Syllabus


Module 01 - Getting Started with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • What is Linux?
  • RedHat 9 Installation
Module 02 - Accessing the Command Line
  • Accessing the Command Line
  • Accessing the Command Line Using the Desktop
  • Executing Commands Using the Bash Shell
Module 03 - Managing Files from the Command Line
  • Describing Linux File System Hierarchy Concepts
  • Specifying Files by Name
  • Managing Files Using Command-line Tools
  • Making Links between Files
  • Matching File Names with Shell Expansions
Module 04 - Getting Help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Reading Manual Pages
  • Reading Info Documentation
Module 05 - Creating, Viewing, and Editing Text Files
  • Editing Text Files from the Shell Prompt
  • Changing the Shell Environment
Module 06 - Managing Local Users and Groups
  • Describing User and Group Concepts
  • Gaining Superuser Access
  • Managing Local User Accounts
  • Managing Local Group Accounts
  • Managing User Passwords
Module 07 - Controlling Access to Files
  • Managing File System Permissions from the Command Line
  • Managing Default Permissions and File Access
Module 08 - Monitoring and Managing Linux Processes
  • Listing Processes
  • Controlling Jobs
  • Killing Processes
  • Monitoring Process Activity
Module 09 - Controlling Services and Daemons
  • Identifying Automatically Started System Processes
  • Controlling System Services
Module 10 - Configuring and Securing SSH
  • Accessing the Remote Command Line with SSH
  • Configuring SSH Key-based Authentication
  • Customizing OpenSSH Service Configuration
Module 11 - Analyzing and Storing Logs
  • Describing System Log Architecture
  • Reviewing Syslog Files
  • Reviewing System Journal Entries
  • Maintaining Accurate Time
Module 12 - Managing Networking
  • Describing Networking Concepts
  • Validating Network Configuration
  • Configuring Networking from the Command Line
  • Configuring Host Names and Name Resolution
Module 13 - Archiving and Transferring Files
  • Managing Compressed tar Archives
  • Transferring Files between Systems Securely
  • Synchronizing Files between Systems Securely
Module 14 - Installing and Updating Software Packages
  • Registering Systems for Red Hat Support
  • Explaining and Investigating RPM Software Packages
  • Installing and Updating Software Packages with Yum
  • Enabling Yum Software Repositories
  • Managing Package Module Streams
Module 15 - Accessing Linux File Systems
  • Identifying File Systems and Devices
  • Mounting and Unmounting File Systems
  • Locating Files on the System
Module 16 - Analyzing Servers and Getting Support
  • Analyzing and Managing Remote Servers
  • Getting Help from Red Hat Customer Portal


Module 01 - Improving Command-line Productivity
  • Writing Simple Bash Scripts
Module 02 - Scheduling Future Tasks
  • Scheduling a Deferred User Job
  • Scheduling Recurring User Jobs
  • Scheduling Recurring System Jobs
  • Managing Temporary Files
Module 03 - Tuning System Performance
  • Adjusting Tuning Profiles
  • Influencing Process Scheduling
Module 04 - Controlling Access to Files with ACLs
  • Interpreting File ACLs
  • Securing Files with ACLs
Module 05 - Managing SELinux Security
  • Changing the SELinux Enforcement Mode
  • Controlling SELinux File Contexts
  • Adjusting SELinux Policy with Booleans
  • Investigating and Resolving SELinux Issues
Module 06 - Managing Basic Storage
  • Adding Partitions, File Systems and Persistent Mounts
Module 07 - Managing Logical Volumes
  • Creating Logical Volumes
  • Extending Logical Volumes
Module 08 - Accessing Network-Attached Storage
  • Mounting Network-Attached Storage with NFS
  • Configuring SMB Server
Module 09 - Controlling the Boot Process
  • Selecting the Boot Target
  • Resetting the Root Password
  • Repairing File Systems Issues at Boot
Module 10 - Managing Network Security
  • Managing Server Firewalls
  • Controlling SELinux Port Labelling
Module 11 - Installing RedHat Enterprise Linux
  • Automating Installation with Kickstart

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17th June'24 (Ongoing Batch)

45 Hrs.

Weekdays - Mon to Fri

Offline / Online

19th August'24 (Upcoming Batch)

45 Hrs.

Weekdays - Mon to Fri

Offline / Online

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RHCSA Certification Course FAQs

Our training courses teach you the fundamentals of each of our technologies with practical use-cases and hands-on labs designed to help you use our products successfully. By certifying those skills, you prove what you know and can do and validate your knowledge to the market or an employer.

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