Red Hat System Administration I (RH-124) course is designed for IT professionals without previous Linux system administration experience. The course provides students with Linux administration “survival skills” by focusing on core administration tasks.

This course is the first of two courses covering the core system administration tasks needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.

The curriculum taught in this course provides a foundation for students planning to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command-line concepts and enterprise-level tools.

This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Target Audience

This course is geared toward windows system administrators, network administrators and other system administrators who are interested in supplementing current skills or backstopping other team members, in addition to Linux system administrators who are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Configuring, installing, upgrading and maintaining Linux systems using established standards and procedures
  • Providing operational support
  • Managing systems for monitoring system performance and availability
  • Writing and deploying scripts for task automation and system administration.


Basic technical user skills with computer applications on some operating systems are strongly recommended.

How will this Course help You

As a result of attending this course, delegates should be able to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage and basic security administration.

Delegates should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Access the command line
  • Manage files from command line
  • Create, view and edit text files
  • Manage local users and groups
  • Monitor and manage Linux processes
  • Control services and daemons
  • Control access to files with file system permissions
  • Analyze and store log files
  • Configure and secure the OpenSSH service
  • Install and update software packages
  • Access Linux file systems
  • Manage Linux networking



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