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RHA 230/250 Network Applications/Security

Course Format

Linux classes are held two evenings a week (Mondays / Wednesdays and / or  Tuesdays / Thursdays) from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  If the class start date falls on a Tuesday, then the class will run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. If the class start date falls on a Monday or Wednesday, the class will run on Mondays and Wednesdays.

COST:  $3400

Note: This Linux class includes RHA 230 - Network Applications, RHA 250 - Linux Security, One week of RHCE test preparation and review and the RHCE exam.

You Will Learn To

RHA 230 Red Hat Linux Network Applications

Students learn how to deploy and administer the core networking services which have made Red Hat Enterprise Linux popular, including the Apache Web Server, the Samba File Server, BIND Domain Name Service, the Sendmail Mail Transport Agent, the Network File System (NFS), and more.
 

RHA 250 Red Hat Linux Security Administration

Students will also learn how to implement and administer basic security policies relating to user authentication (including PAM and NIS) and securing network applications using application level access control and kernel level firewalling (ipchains). Students additionally learn skills in administering SELinux, system monitoring, and implementing common encryption protocols (including public key infrastructures).
 

RHA 230 and RHA 250 are combined into one class including the RHCE exam and one week of test preparation and review.

Who Should Enroll

IT professionals who have taken the RHCT / RHCSA course work or equivalent experience in Unix or Linux.  IT professionals who want to advance their career in Linux.

Detailed Course Outline

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Network Applications (RHA – 230)
Table of Contents
 
Lesson 1. Introduction to Networking Services
1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Network Services
2. Managing Red Hat Services
3. Managing xinetd Controlled Daemons
4. SELinux: Secure Linux
Pretest. Introduction to Networking Services
Lab Test. Introduction to Networking Services
Test. Introduction to Networking Services
 
Lesson 2. The Apache Web Server
1. Webserver Basics
2. Apache Configuration
3. Apache Configuration: Containers
4. Virtual Hosts
5. The Squid Proxy Server
Pretest. The Apache Web Server
Lab Test. The Apache Web Server
Test. The Apache Web Server
 
Lesson 3. Berkley Domain Name Service (BIND)
1. Introduction to DNS
2. Installing and Configuring BIND
3. BIND Databases and Resource Records
4. More BIND Configuration
Pretest. Berkley Domain Name Service (BIND)
Lab Test. Berkley Domain Name Service (BIND)
Test. Berkley Domain Name Service (BIND)
 
Lesson 4. The Network File Service (NFS) and DHCP
1. NFS Servers
2. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Pretest. The Network File Service (NFS) and DHCP
Lab Test. The Network File Service (NFS) and DHCP
Test. The Network File Service (NFS) and DHCP
 
Lesson 5. Samba
1. Introducing the Samba Service
2. Samba Global Configuration
3. Samba Shares
Pretest. Samba
Lab Test. Samba
Test. Samba
 
Lesson 6. Sendmail
1. Overview of Email Delivery
2. Managing Sendmail
3. Configuring Sendmail
Pretest. Sendmail
Lab Test. Sendmail
Test. Sendmail
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Security Administration (RHA – 250)
Table of Contents
 
Lesson 1. Introduction and User Authentication
1. Computer Security
2. User Authentication, Account Information, and Password Management
3. The Pluggable Authentication Modules
Pretest. Introduction and User Authentication
Lab Test. Introduction and User Authentication
Test. Introduction and User Authentication
 
Lesson 2. System Monitoring
1. Monitoring the Network
2. Monitoring System Logs
3. Monitoring the Filesystem
4. Monitoring Processes
Pretest. System Monitoring
Lab Test. System Monitoring
Test. System Monitoring
 
Lesson 3. Network and Service Access Controls
1. Kernel Level Firewalling
2. Advanced Kernel Level Firewalling
3. TCP Wrappers
Pretest. Network and Service Access Controls
Lab Test. Network and Service Access Controls
Test. Network and Service Access Controls
 
Lesson 4. Securing Data
1. Introduction to Encryption
2. Asymmetric ("Public Key") Encryption
3. Public Key Infrastructures
4. OpenSSH
Pretest. Securing Data
Lab Test. Securing Data
Test. Securing Data
RHCE Review and Test Preparation: Hands-on lab time

 

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