RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam

The RHCSA Rapid Track course (RH200) relates to Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 and is designed for students who already have significant experience with Linux administration. The course reviews the tasks covered in Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and II (RH134) at an accelerated pace. On completion of course materials, students should be prepared to take the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

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Fast track for experienced system administrators to earn an RHCSA certification

The RHCSA Rapid Track Course with Exam (RH200) is designed for experienced Linux® system administrators who want to expand their technical skill sets and become accredited with the Red Hat® Certified System Administration (RHCSA) certification. To successfully navigate this course, students must already have solid experience with the Linux command line—including the necessary skills to execute common commands, such as cp, grep, sort, mkdir, tar, mkfs, ssh, and yum—and be familiar with accessing man pages for help. At the completion of the course, students will be adequately prepared to take the RHCSA exam.

Course content summary

  • Installation, configuration, and management of local storage
  • Deployment and maintenance of network services
  • Network services: VNC, SSH, FTP, and web
  • Securing files with ACLs
  • Securing network services with firewall and SELinux
  • Managing virtual machines with KVM technology
  • Automating installation of Linux using Kickstart


  • Practiced Linux or UNIX system administrators who currently manage servers at the enterprise level
  • Skilled Linux system administrators who wish to earn an RHCSA certification


  • Full-time Linux administration with 1-3 years of experience
  • The following skills:
    • Using the Bash shell and managing files and directories from the command line
    • Configuring print queues to local and remote printers
    • Monitoring system resources at a basic level (ps, kill)
    • Managing system software (installing and updating packages with yum)
    • Establishing network connectivity using DHCP
    • Administering local user and group accounts
    • Managing local, physical storage
    • Installing Linux graphically on a bare-metal system

Network configuration and troubleshooting

Configure, manage, and test network settings.

Managing user accounts

Manage user accounts, including password aging, and connect to a central LDAP directory service.

Command-line process management

Launch, monitor, govern, and terminate processes using the Bash command line.

Manage system resources

Schedule recurring tasks; monitor and manage system logs.

Installing and managing software

Install software and query with yum using RHN and a custom repository.

Administer remote systems

Access remote systems using command-line and graphical techniques.

Deploy and secure file-sharing services

Install and manage basic network services, including firewall configuration.

Managing SELinux

Manage SELInux booleans and file system contexts.

Managing simple partitions and file systems

Manage encrypted partitions, file systems, and swap space.

Using file system Access Control Lists

Restrict file access with file system ACLs.

Logical volume management

Understand logical volume concepts and manage logical volumes, including snapshots.

Control the boot process

Understand runlevels and manage GRUB.

Tune and maintain the kernel

Pass parameters to the kernel and manage kernel modules.

Manage virtual machines

Deploy and manage KVM virtual machines.

Automate installation with Kickstart

Create Kickstart configurations and use them to install Linux.

Get help in a graphical environment

Access Red Hat documentation and services.

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