RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition / Edition 3

RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition / Edition 3

by Asghar Ghori
ISBN-10:
1495148203
ISBN-13:
9781495148200
Pub. Date:
03/27/2015
Publisher:
Asghar Ghori

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RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition / Edition 3



RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition.

Highlights:

> Updated to the latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

> Upated to cover ALL official exam objectives for the RHCSA and RHCE exams based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

> Equally good for self-study and in-class training

> Step-by-step exercises to accomplish tasks

> Do-It-Yourself challenge labs at the end of each chapter

> Concepts explained with diagrams

> Commands and options summarized in tables

> Exam tips included > FOUR scenario-based sample exams (TWO for RHCSA and TWO for RHCE)

> TWENTY-FIVE chapters (THIRTEEN for RHCSA and TWELVE for RHCE)

> Separate sections on RHCSA and RHCE

RHCSA Section (chapters 1 to 13): covers local and network (automated with kickstart) RHEL7 installations, general Linux concepts and basic tools, compression and archiving, text file editing, file manipulation and security, processes and task scheduling, bash shell features, software package administration, yum repository configuration, host virtualization, virtual machines, system boot, kernel management, system initialization and service management with systemd, local logging, users and groups, LVM and file systems, AutoFS, Swap, ACLs, firewall, SELinux, network interfaces, NTP/LDAP clients, SSH, and TCP Wrappers.

RHCE Section (chapters 14 to 25): covers shell scripting, interface bonding and teaming, IPv6 and routing configuration, NTP, firewalld, Kerberos authentication, kernel tuning, resource utilization reporting, network logging, block storage sharing with iSCSI, file sharing with NFS and Samba/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS web servers and virtual hosting, Postfix mail SMTP, DNS, and MariaDB.

Each chapter lists major topics and relevant exam objectives in the beginning and ends with a summary followed by review questions/answers and Do-It-Yourself challenge labs.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781495148200
Publisher: Asghar Ghori
Publication date: 03/27/2015
Pages: 774
Sales rank: 282,967
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Asghar Ghori is a seasoned Linux/UNIX consultant, trainer, and author. As a consultant, his 25 years of experience ranges from IT infrastructure deployment, support, and administration to architecture, design, and consulting. As a trainer, Ghori has designed and delivered numerous training programs. He has five books on UNIX and Linux to his credit. Ghori holds a bachelor of science in engineering and several certifications in Linux and UNIX.

Table of Contents

RHCSA

1. Installing RHEL7 on Physical Computer Using Local DVD

2. Using Basic Linux Tools

3. Working with Files and File Permissions

4. Dealing with the Bash Shell, Processes, and Scheduling

5. Managing Software Packages

6. Configuring Server Virtualization and Network Installing RHEL7

7. Booting RHEL7, Updating Kernel, and Logging Messages

8. Managing Users and Groups

9. Partitioning and Managing Disk Storage

10. Constructing and Using File Systems and Swap

11. Controlling Access through Firewall and SELinux

12. Administering Network Interfaces and Network Clients

13. Securing Access with SSH and TCP Wrappers

RHCE

14. Writing Shell Scripts

15. Configuring Bonding, Teaming, IPv6, and Routing

16. Synchronizing Time with NTP

17. Working with Firewalld and Kerberos

18. Tuning Kernel Parameters, Reporting System Usage, and Logging Remotely

19. Sharing Block Storage with iSCSI

20. Sharing File Storage with NFS

21. Sharing File Storage with Samba

22. Hosting Websites with Apache

23. Sending and Receiving Electronic Mail

24. Configuring DNS

25. Managing MariaDB

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ReadersFavorite1 More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Kathryn Bennett for Readers' Favorite RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition by Asghar Ghori is a guide that has been designed to help you update your knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Within the pages of this self study guide, you will find step by step exercises and challenges labs. The chapters cover everything you need to know including installation, virtualization, security, shell scripting, interface configuration, and networking services. The first thing you need to know about this book is that it is not for those who have no experience at all in Linux and Red Hat; you do need a basic knowledge. With that said, this is a fantastic guide and will help you update all of your working knowledge. I found the book was not only informative but it flowed well, and the way everything is explained made it very easy to work my way through and do all of the challenges at the end of the chapters. I have read several self study guides for Linux in the past, and none of them seemed very well laid out or thought out; they just crammed as much information into you as they could. That's not the case with this book - it gives you time to digest everything you are learning. If you are looking for a tool that will give you the confidence you need for your exams, this book is it. I highly recommend author Asghar Ghori for making a very user friendly study guide.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Gisela Dixon for Readers' Favorite RHCSA & RHCE Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: Training and Exam Preparation Guide (EX200 and EX300), Third Edition by Asghar Ghori is a very thorough, comprehensive book written for anyone wishing to get ready for a Linux certification, or anyone who wishes to learn and master Linux. The book is divided into two sections: RHCSA section that covers all learning required for a single system, and RHCE section that covers all learning required for two or more networked systems. The book follows a sequential order, starting with the installation and configuration of RHEL7, basic tools and commands, working with files and permissions, virtualization, configuring the kernel, managing users and groups, and continues with the networking components such as managing firewalls and network interfaces, IPv6 and routing, hosting websites and mail configuration, etc. Not only does the book include learning required for those wishing to pass these two exams (RHCSA and RHCE), but it can also be used simply as a textbook and reference guide by students and professionals alike. There are also review questions and answers at the end of each chapter with a lab challenge. The book ends with a few sample exams and a very detailed glossary. Written by Asghar Ghori, an experienced and accomplished Red Hat Certified professional working in the industry for several years, the book is astonishingly detailed and, at the same time, easy to follow. The book is a self-study guide that does not necessarily require a teacher. The language is clear and easy to follow, and the book is extremely well organized. All in all, this is an excellent book on Linux that even a lay person or a beginner can read and learn from, and is an extremely useful study guide.