RedHat Server Hardening (RH143)

Red Hat® Server Hardening (RH143) 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

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    Course Syllabus

    • Track security updates
      Understand how Red Hat Enterprise Linux produces updates and how to use yum to perform queries to identify what errata are available.
    • Manage software updates
      Develop a process for applying updates to systems including verifying properties of the update.
    • Create file systemsgAllocate an advanced file system layout and use file system encryption.
    • Manage file systems
      Adjust file system properties through security related options and file system attributes.
    • Manage special permissions
      Work with set user ID (SUID), set group ID (SGID), and sticky (SVTX) permissions and locate files with these permissions enabled.
    • Manage additional file access controls
      Modify default permissions applied to files and directories; work with file access control lists.
    • Monitor for file system changes
      Configure software to monitor the files on your machine for changes.
    • Manage user accounts
      Set password-aging properties for users; audit user accounts.
    • Manage pluggable authentication modules (PAMs)
      Apply changes to PAMs to enforce different types of rules on users.
    • Secure console access
      Adjust properties for various console services to enable or disable settings based on security.
    • Install central authentication
      Install and configure a Red Hat Identity Management server and client.
    • Manage central authentication
      Configure Red Hat Identity Management rules to control both user access to client systems and additional privileges granted to users on those systems.
    • Configure system logging
      Configure remote logging to use transport layer encryption and manage additional logs generated by remote systems.
    • Configure system auditing
      Enable and configure system auditing.
    • Control access to network services
      Manage firewall rules to limit connectivity to network services.

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    This course is recommended for:

    • 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

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    • Benefits to earning a Red Hat certification:
    • Recognition in the industry
    • Increased customer confidence
    • Proof of knowledge and skills
    • Certification verification tool for employers
    • Use of the certification logo on business cards
    • Ability to access multiple Red Hat Certificated Professional (RHCP) online communities (like Facebook and LinkedIn)
    • Access to Red Hat Certification Central website
      • Download certification logo
      • Purchase Red Hat certification gear
      • Red Hat Certified Professionals forum
      • Online profile listed under your certification number
      • Red Hat Certified Professional job search
      • Special offers on training and events

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    Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) certification, Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) certification, or equivalent experience required
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    DELIVERANCES BY AEM Kolkata :

    • Project Certificate from AEM Kolkata (on successful completion of project)
    • Participation – Training Certificate – RedHat India Pvt. Ltd.
    • DVD – Containing Software and RPM’s
    • Extra Software for Tech.
    • Material in Printed Hard Copy
    • 24 x 7 Wi Fi Enabled Lab Facility
    • Life Time Membership (LTM) Card
    • Expert faculty having 12+ yrs of Industrial Exposure
    • Practical Implementation by having hands-on experience on live demo and real world’s case studies project
    • Authenticate Job Assistance for Certified RHCE Candidates.

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    Server Hardening Exam (RH143)

    About the RedHat Server Hardening certification

    The Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam (EX413) tests candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply standards-based best practices to secure Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems against unauthorized access.

    Red Hat® Enterprise Performance Tuning is designed to teach senior Linux® system administrators the methodology of performance tuning for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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      • Identify Red Hat Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) and Red Hat Security Advisories (RHSAs) and selectively update systems based on this information
      • Verify package security and validity.
      • The hands-on nature of this exam makes real-world experience a critical facet of preparation.
      • Identify and employ standards-based practices for configuring file system security, create and use encrypted file systems, tune file system features, and use specific mount options to restrict access to file system volumes.
      • Configure default permissions for users and use special file permissions, attributes, and access control lists (ACLs) to control access to files.
      • Install and use intrusion detection capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux to monitor critical system files
      • Manage user account security and user password security
      • Manage system login security using pluggable authentication modules (PAM)
      • Configure console security by disabling features that allow systems to be rebooted or powered off using bootloader passwords
      • Configure system-wide acceptable use notifications
      • Install, configure, and manage identity management services and configure identity management clients
      • Configure remote system logging services, configure system logging, and manage system log files using mechanisms such as log rotation and compression
      • Configure system auditing services and review audit reports
      • Use network scanning tools to identify open network service ports and configure and troubleshoot system firewalling

      Length:4 Hours

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      The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service:

      • System administrators responsible for standards-compliant security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
      • System administrators responsible for security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems or who wish to harden systems beyond default configurations
      • RHCEs who wish to earn Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

       

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      Certification program requirements:

      • Be Red Hat Certified System Administrators or have comparable work experience and skills (Red Hat Certified Engineer would be even better)
      • Have taken the Red Hat Server Hardening (RH442) course or have equivalent work experience
      • Review the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam (EX413) objectives

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      • 5 days exam bootcamp is conducted keeping in mind the revision of entire course in rapid track and by imparting the tips and tricks to easily crack the paper.
      • Mock tests are conducted to judge the student’s knowledge and then help them in improving their respective weak areas to excel in the exam.

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