Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300), 1st edition

  • Sander van Vugt

Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300)

ISBN-13:  9780789754059

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  • Hardcover

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Master every objective on the RHCSA and RHCE exams

  • 4 Practice Exams (2 RHCSA and 2 RHCE)
  • More than 40 interactive hands-on exercises and performance-based CLI simulations
  • 3 Virtual Machines to help you test your skills in a real-world environment
  • More than 30 minutes of unique video examining pre-assessment theoretical exams so you know if you are prepared to take the tests
  • More than 2 hours of video instruction from our best-selling RHCSA and RHCE Complete Video Courses
  • 40 interactive chapter and glossary quizzes


This study guide helps you master topics on both the Red Hat RHCSA (EX200) and RHCE (EX300) exams for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 7, including:


Part 1: RHCSA


  • Basic System Management: Installation, tools, text files, server connections; user, group, and permissions management; network configuration
  • Operating Running Systems: Process management, VMs, package installation, task scheduling, logging, managing partitions, and LVM logical volumes
  • Advanced System Administration: Basic kernel management, basic Apache server configuration, boot procedures/troubleshooting
  • Managing Network Services: Using Kickstart; managing SELinux; configuring firewalls, remote mounts, FTP, and time services


Part 2: RHCE


  • System Configuration/Management: External authentication/authorization, iSCSI SANs, performance reporting, optimization, logging, routing/advanced networking, and Bash scripting
  • System Security: Configuring firewalls, advanced Apache services, DNS, MariaDB, NFS, Samba, SMTP, SSH, and time synchronization


Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide contains proven study features that allow you to succeed on the exam the first time. Best-selling author and top Linux consultant Sander van Vugt shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness to improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete study package includes the following:


  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass Red Hat’s tough certification exams
  • Clearly defined chapter learning objectives covering all RHCSA (EX200) and RHCE (EX300) exam topics
  • Chapter-ending review questions to help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • Chapter-ending labs showing what real exam tasks and assignments look like
  • 4 Practice Exams that appear in the book and also on the on the companion website and DVD (2 RHCSA and 2 RHCE), so you can thoroughly test your skills before taking your actual exams
  • More than 40 Interactive Hands-on Exercises and 40 Interactive Quizzes to help you immediately test and reinforce your knowledge
  • 4 advanced Command-Line Interface simulations (2 RHCSA and 2 RHCE) walking you through realistic, complex, multi-step Red Hat scenarios

Table of contents

  • Chapter 1 Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
  • Chapter 2 Using Essential Tools
  • Chapter 3 Essential File Management Tools
  • Chapter 4 Working with Text Files
  • Chapter 5 Connecting to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Chapter 6 User and Group Management
  • Chapter 7 Configuring Permissions
  • Chapter 8 Configuring Networking
  • Chapter 9 Managing Processes
  • Chapter 10 Working with Virtual Machines
  • Chapter 11 Managing Software
  • Chapter 12 Scheduling Tasks
  • Chapter 13 Configuring Logging
  • Chapter 14 Managing Partitions
  • Chapter 15 Managing LVM Logical Volumes
  • Chapter 16 Basic Kernel Management
  • Chapter 17 Configuring a Basic Apache Server
  • Chapter 18 Managing and Understanding the Boot Procedure
  • Chapter 19 Troubleshooting the Boot Procedure
  • Chapter 20 Using Kickstart
  • Chapter 21 Managing SELinux
  • Chapter 22 Configuring a Firewall
  • Chapter 23 Configuring Remote Mounts and FTP
  • Chapter 24 Configuring Time Services
  • Chapter 25 Configuring External Authentication and Authorization
  • Chapter 26 Configuring an iSCSI SAN
  • Chapter 27 System Performance Reporting
  • Chapter 28 System Optimization Basics
  • Chapter 29 Configuring Advanced Log Features
  • Chapter 30 Configuring Routing and Advanced Networking
  • Chapter 31 An Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting
  • Chapter 32 Advanced Firewall Configuration
  • Chapter 33 Managing Advanced Apache Services
  • Chapter 34 Configuring DNS
  • Chapter 35 Configuring a MariaDB Database
  • Chapter 36 Configuring NFS
  • Chapter 37 Configuring Samba File Services
  • Chapter 38 Setting Up an SMTP Server
  • Chapter 39 Configuring SSH
  • Chapter 40 Managing Time Synchronization
  • Chapter 41 Final Preparation
  • Chapter 42 Th

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