RH401 is a four-day intensive hands-on lab course in skills and
methods critical to large-scale deployment and management of
mission-critical Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems, including
failover and load-balancing, CVS for system administrators, RPM
rebuilding, and performance tuning for specific applications.
RH253 at a minimum, RHCE certification preferred, or
comparable skills and knowledge. All prospective course
participants without RHCE certification are encouraged to
verify skills with Red Hat's free online pre—assessment
tests. Note: Persons should not enroll in RH401 without
meeting the above prerequisites.
All prospective course participants who do not possess RHCE
certification are strongly advised to contact Red Hat Global
Learning Services for a skills assessment when they enroll.
RH401 trains senior system administrators to manage large
numbers of Enterprise Linux servers in a variety of roles,
and/or manage them for mission—critical applications that
require failover and load-balancing. Further, RH401 is
benchmarked on expert—level competencies in managing operating
systems for enterprise roles—the course teaches how to
implement and manage enterprise Red Hat Enterprise Linux
deployments efficiently and effectively in ways that make the
entire enterprise deployment manageable by a team.
Senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators and
other IT professionals working in enterprise environments and
57.1.4. Course Objectives
Configuration management using CVS
Construction of custom RPM packages
Software management with Red Hat Network Proxy
Assembling a host provisioning and management system
Performance tuning and analysis
High-availability network load-balancing clusters
High-availability application failover clusters
57.1.5. Follow-on Courses
RHS333 Enterprise Security: Securing Network Services
RH423 Red Hat Enterprise Directory Services and Authentication
RH436 Red Hat Enterprise Storage Mgmt.
RH442 Red Hat Enterprise System Monitoring and Performance Tuning
"After taking RH401 I am completely confident that I can
implement enterprise—scale high—availability solutions
end-to-end."——Barry Brimer, Bunge North America