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Upgrading to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

Video Description

2+ Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

In Upgrading to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 LiveLessons you learn about the new features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, starting with software modules and new storage-related features. This course explains Cockpit, crypto-policies, and LUKS decryption, including how to authorize access to encrypted devices if they are offered on a trusted network. Through demos and whiteboard discussion, these features are explained along with nftables, the drop-in replacement for the iptables firewall solution. The course also discusses how Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 has become an operating system that focuses on working with containers. The final three lessons dive into the management of containers with podman, and how to manage container images with buildah.

Topics include

Lesson 1: RHEL 8 Installation
Lesson 2: Working with Modules
Lesson 3: Using New Storage Features
Lesson 4: Using Cockpit
Lesson 5: Cryptographic Policies
Lesson 6: Policy-Based Decryption
Lesson 7: Using nftables
Lesson 8: Understanding Containers in RHEL 8
Lesson 9: Managing Containers and Images with podman
Lesson 10: Managing Container Images with buildah

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt has been teaching Linux classes since 1995 and has written more than 60 books about different Linux-related topics. He is a Red Hat Certified Instructor and has deep knowledge and understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. He has been teaching Linux since 1994, and as a Red Hat Certified Examiner he is authorized to proctor different Red Hat exams. He is also a regular speaker at major Linux conferences all over the world.

Skill Level

Intermediate/Advanced

Learn How To

  • Use modifications to the package management, including yum modules and application streams
  • Use Stratis, VDO, Cockpit, and Crypto-policies
  • Work with LUKS encryption
  • Use nftables
  • Work with containers using podman
  • Use container images using buildah

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone interested in getting up to speed quickly on the new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Course Requirements

Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

About Pearson Video Training

Pearson publishes expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. These professional and personal technology videos feature world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include IT Certification, Network Security, Cisco Technology, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, and more. Learn more about Pearson Video training athttp://www.informit.com/video.

O’Reilly Media, Pearson IT Certification, and Sander Van Vugt have no affiliation with Red Hat, Inc. The RED HAT and RHCSA trademarks are used for identification purposes only and are not intended to indicate affiliation with or approval by Red Hat, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Upgrading to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8: Introduction 00:02:10
  2. Lesson 1: RHEL 8 Installation
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:20
    2. 1.1 Installing RHEL 8 00:03:35
    3. 1.2 Using Subscription Manager 00:03:10
    4. 1.3 Using RHEL 8 without Subscription Manager 00:03:50
  3. Lesson 2: Working with Modules
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 2.1 Understanding Modules 00:04:59
    3. 2.2 Managing Modules 00:06:20
  4. Lesson 3: Using New Storage Features
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:37
    2. 3.1 Understanding Changes to Partitions and fstab 00:12:10
    3. 3.2 Understanding the Storage Stack 00:03:49
    4. 3.3 Understanding Stratis 00:02:44
    5. 3.4 Creating Stratis Volumes 00:05:26
    6. 3.5 Managing Stratis Volumes 00:05:03
    7. 3.6 Understanding VDO 00:01:17
    8. 3.7 Using VDO 00:03:48
  5. Lesson 4: Using Cockpit
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 4.1 Understanding RHEL Management Options 00:02:04
    3. 4.2 Using Cockpit 00:07:45
    4. 4.3 Adding Cockpit Modules 00:02:56
  6. Lesson 5: Cryptographic Policies
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 5.1 Understanding Cryptographic Policies 00:01:52
    3. 5.2 Managing Cryptographic Policies 00:00:59
  7. Lesson 6: Policy-Based Decryption
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:24
    2. 6.1 Setting up LUKS 00:04:35
    3. 6.2 Understanding Policy-Based Decryption 00:02:22
    4. 6.3 Managing Policy-Based Decryption 00:05:32
  8. Lesson 7: Using nftables
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:44
    2. 7.1 Understanding RHEL 8 Firewalling 00:01:42
    3. 7.2 Understanding nftables 00:01:08
    4. 7.3 Using nftables 00:07:58
  9. Lesson 8: Understanding Containers in RHEL 8
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:28
    2. 8.1 Understanding the Landscape 00:01:22
    3. 8.2 RHEL 8 Container Tools Overview 00:02:32
    4. 8.3 Connecting to Repositories 00:02:36
  10. Lesson 9: Managing Containers and Images with podman
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 9.1 Understanding podman 00:02:35
    3. 9.2 Starting with podman 00:07:51
    4. 9.3 Running Containers 00:06:38
    5. 9.4 Inspecting Containers 00:05:56
  11. Lesson 10: Managing Container Images with buildah
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 10.1 Understanding buildah 00:03:00
    3. 10.2 Creating an Image Using buildah Native Commands 00:08:18
    4. 10.3 Creating an Image Using Dockerfile 00:03:23
    5. 10.4 Creating an Image from a Running Container 00:08:03
    6. 10.5 Creating an Image from Scratch 00:05:51
  12. Summary
    1. Upgrading to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8: Summary 00:00:18