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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Solaris Administrators (RH290)

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System overview
  • Important differences between Solaris and RHEL, including their directory structures and commands
  • Where to get more documentation
System configuration
  • Configure and access various consoles for local and remote administration
  • Hands-on interaction with new tools
System initialization, services, and shutdown
  • Explore the x86 boot process, kernel modules and initialization
  • Manage service startup and shutdown
Software and update management
  • Manage software lifecycle with yum, Red Hat Network, and rpm
  • How to manage Solaris machines from Red Hat Network
Special devices
  • Understand and modify the partition table, character devices, and block devices
  • Create and manage software RAID, logical volumes, and iSCSI
Filesystems
  • Expand storage by adding new or reconfiguring existing filesystems and swap space
  • Configure autofs for on-demand network storage
  • Set up space and file quotas for users and groups
Security and authentication
  • Connect to network directory services like NIS and LDAP
  • Securely access systems and services using the NetFilter kernel-level firewall
  • Enforce security with SELinux
System monitoring
  • Collect system information, monitor system activity, and generate reports
  • Set up system auditing, centralized logging, and kernel monitoring and profiling
Enterprise deployment
  • Perform automated installations of Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart
  • Save kernel crash dumps to disk and over the network