Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Prep Course

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Terrence Cox
A veteran of twenty years in Information Technology in a variety of roles. He has worked in development, security and infrastructure well before they merged into what we now call DevOps. He provides training in Linux, VMWare, DevOps (Ansible, Jenkins, etc) as well as containers and AWS topics.

Introduction to Red Hat Certified Engineer

System configuration and management

Exercise: Produce and Deliver Reports on System Utilization


Quiz: System configuration and management

Network Services

Exercise: Configure and Use SELinux to Support Services


Exercise: Configure a Service to Start When the System is Booted



Exercise: Install and Configure Apache


Exercise: Configure a Virtual Host




Exercise: Provide Network Shares to Specific Clients - Server Setup


Exercise: Provide Network Shares to Specific Clients - Client Setup




Exercise: Configure a System to Forward All Email to a Central Mail Server



Exercise: Configure Key-Based Authentication



Database Services

Exercise: Install and Configure MariaDB


Preparing For The Exam


The Red Hat Certified Engineer course will prepare you for the certification exam from Red Hat. This certification is intended to be earned by a current Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA). This course will prepare you for the performance based certification exam by Red Hat that is intended to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and experience as a senior system administrator that is responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Notice: This is not an official Red Hat course created by or approved by Red Hat. The Linux Academy is in no away affiliated with Red Hat, inc the company.

Addendum: Bash Scripting is one of the objectives for this certification, but is relatively minor. You should pick up enough knowledge as you work through the course to cover the requirements for the exam. Please see The System Administrator's Guide to Bash Scripting course for more detailed coverage of this topic:

Study Guides

Bash Scripting Guide

RHCE - Course Syllabus

RHCE - Introduction

RHCE - Network Service Overview

RHCE - Taking the Exam

RHCE - Conclusion and Next Steps

RHCE Study Guide

Instructor Deck


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Earn a Certificate of Completion

When you complete this course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion as proof of your accomplishment.

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