Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Administrators

RH 354

Prepare yourself for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 by learning about changes to the operating system
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators (RH354) introduces you to updates in the upcoming release of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®. Intended for experienced Linux system administrators, this course offers a rapid orientation to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 based on the pre-release beta. The offering prepares operators, managers, principal system administrators, and other IT professionals with experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for deployments and migrations to the new release. This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Course content summary

  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using the new packaging, modularity, and appstream features.
  • Upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 using new tools.
  • Perform integrated file system and volume management using Stratis.
  • Use Cockpit for system management.
  • Create system images with Composer.
  • Configure Identity Management using authselect.
  • Understand the Wayland graphical display server.
  • Deploy containers using the new integrated OCI runtime and tools.
  • Configure firewall rules that use the new NFT back end.

Audience for this course
This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who want a preview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, including:

  • Linux system administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Cloud administrators

Prerequisites for this course

  • Be certified as a Red Hat Certified System Administrator, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge of and experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux