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Linux System Engineer: Network Bonding, IPv6, Routing, and Virtual Systems

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Learn how to create virtual systems with Linux Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) and configure advanced networking—important topics from the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam.


  • Learn to avoid costly network downtime
  • What you will need
1. Virtual Systems Configuration
  • Create a bootable CentOS 7 live USB drive on Windows
  • Install Enterprise Linux on a physical machine
  • Virtualization on Enterprise Linux
  • Prepare the host for virtualization
  • Create a NAT network using virt-manager
  • Create a storage pool using virt-manager
2. Virtual Machine Installation
  • Install Linux interactively in a guest VM
  • Use kickstart files to automate installs
  • Install Linux unattended in a guest VM
  • Create an FTP repository
  • Configure Yum to use an FTP repository
  • Install Linux from an FTP server
  • Configure VM virtual graphics cards and terminals
  • Manage virtual machines
  • Before you go further: VM checklist
3. Network Link Aggregation
  • About link aggregation
  • Add network interfaces to VMs
  • Configure interface bonding by editing files
  • Configure interface bonding using nmcli
  • Configure interface teaming by editing files
  • Configure interface teaming using nmcli
  • Teaming and bonding using the GUI
4. Networking with IPv6
  • About IPv6
  • Configure IPV6 addresses
5. Static Routing
  • About routing
  • Viewing the routing table
  • Create static routes manually
  • Next steps

Taught by

Grant McWilliams


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