RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199)

Combines Red Hat® System Administration I and II at a rapid pace.

The RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199) 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.

Note: This course builds on a student's existing understanding of command-line based Linux system administration. Students should be able to execute common commands using the shell, work with common command options, and access man pages for help. Students lacking this knowledge are strongly encouraged to take Red Hat System Administration I (RH124) and II (RH134) instead.

Course content summary

  • Managing users and groups, files, and file permissions
  • Updating software packages with yum
  • Managing and troubleshooting systemd services during the boot process
  • Network configuration and basic troubleshooting
  • Managing local storage and creating and using file systems
  • Firewall management with firewalld
  • Managing Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVMs)
  • Automating installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Kickstart

Read the entire course outline for more details.


Classroom training

Red Hat offers a robust six-month schedule of classroom training across APAC. Classes are taught by Red Hat certified Instructors who actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions. *A convenient, comfortable, ready-to-learn environment *Instruction and access to savvy, experienced Red Hat Certified Instructors *The ability to actively engage in peer discussions

Length:4 days , Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Training units: 0



  • Students for this class should have 1-3 years of full time Linux administration experience.


Students attending this course should have basic experience with the following, with minimal dependence on documentation:

  • Linux (some of the course may be review)

  • The bash shell, including job control (&, fg, bg, jobs), shell expansion (command, tilde, globbing, brace, protection from expansion), I/O redirection, and pipes

  • IPv4 networking addressing and routing concepts, TCP/UDP, and ports

  • Navigation of the GNOME 3 interface

  • Editing text files from the command line with vim or other available programs

  • Finding information in man pages and info nodes

  • The concept of file permissions

  • Interactive installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linu

  • Per-user 'at' and 'cron' jobs

  • Use of archival utilities such as 'tar', 'zip', and compression utilities

  • Absolute and relative paths

  • Finding files with 'find' and 'locate'


In addition to classroom training, this course is also offered as an onsite.

Onsite Team Training

Training teams together is a proven way for IT staffs to maximize the performance, savings, and optimize your Red Hat Technologies. Available for the entire JBoss and Red Hat curriculum, onsite training solutions offer flexibility and cost-effective training options whether at your offices, our training venues, or hosted in a virtual environment.

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