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RH413 Red Hat Server Hardening

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RH413 Red Hat Server Hardening

Secure a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system to comply with security policy requirements

Red Hat® Server Hardening (RH413) builds on a student's Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification or equivalent experience to provide an understanding of how to secure a Red Hat Enterprise Linux® system to comply with security policy requirements.

Course overview

Many security policies and standards require systems administrators to address specific user authentication concerns, application of updates, system auditing and logging, file system integrity, and more. Red Hat Server Hardening provides strategies for addressing specific policy and configuration concerns. This course can also help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam (EX413)

Course content summary

  • Review errata and apply them to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Use special permissions and file system access control lists
  • Manage users and password-aging policy requirements
  • Install and configure Red Hat Identity Management tools
  • Understand system auditing


Audience and prerequisites

  • Needs technical guidance on how to enhance the security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • Responsible for implementing security policy requirements on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems consistently and in a reproducible, scalable way
  • Must be able to demonstrate that systems meet security policy requirements
  • Maintains continued adherence to security requirements, including management of security-critical operating system/software updates
  • RHCE-level skills highly recommended

Prerequisites for this course

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification, Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) certification, or equivalent experience required
  • For candidates who have not earned their RHCSA or RHCE certifications, confirmation of the required knowledge can be obtained by passing the online skills assessment


Outline for this course

  • Track security updates
  • Manage software updates
  • Create file systems
  • Manage file systems
  • Manage special permissions
  • Manage additional file access controls
  • Monitor for file system changes
  • Manage user accounts
  • Manage pluggable authentication modules (PAMs)
  • Secure console access
  • Install central authentication
  • Manage central authentication
  • Configure system logging
  • Configure system auditing
  • Control access to network services



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