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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Solaris Administrators

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    Description

    When migrating platforms, it is critical to ensure that in-house professionals have the skills to maximize performance and maintain efficiency across the entire system. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® for Solaris Administrators (RH290) quickly but completely covers many of the hands- on, practical skills needed when migrating from Sun Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The course focuses on the differences between the two operating systems, covering Red Hat Enterprise Linux equivalents to Solaris-specific technologies, like applying software patches, automating deployment with Jumpstart, and using advanced filesystem features. In addition, the course demonstrates how to use RPM, yum, Red Hat Network (RHN), and Kickstart to manage your environment.

    Audience
    •Solaris administrators who are contemplating a migration to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and want to understand the difference in required skills
    •Experienced Solaris system administrators transitioning to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform
    Solaris administrators seeking a transition course that will help them work towards Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®)certification

    Prerequisites

    •Experience in Solaris at the power user, network operations, or system administrator level
    •Two years of Solaris experience installing server operating system and software, troubleshooting servers, and configuring and securing servers and services

    Skills

    •Find documentation and help
    •Manage the software lifecycle with yum and Red Hat Network
    •Create and modifying partitions and logical volume management (LVM) volumes
    •Manage and securing access to systems and services
    •Collect and reporting system information
    •Perform automated installations using Kickstart
    •Save kernel crash dumps over the network
    •Manage iSCSI disks and using multipath
    •Manage device naming with udev
    •Analyse systems and services using SystemTap

    Course Content

    System overview

    •Important differences between Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including their directory structures and commands
    •Where to get more documentation
    System configuration

    •Configure and access various consoles for local and remote administratio
    •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 and Red Hat Network
    Special devices

    •Understand and modify the partition table
    •Create and manage logical volumes and iSCSI
    Filesystems

    •Expand storage by adding new or reconfiguring existing filesystems
    Security and authentication

    •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 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

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