Fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions

Join this free online course to learn the basics of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions and how to perform practical system administration tasks.

This course was retired in October, 2023.

Self-paced since May 12, 2021
Language: English
Subtitles (auto-generated): Deutsch, English, Français, Español

Course information


This course was retired in October, 2023.

Course Summary

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the industry-leading operating system used by Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions to provide a scalable, flexible, and intelligent foundation for a complete and open hybrid infrastructure for SAP. To get started with a successful SAP deployment, you need to have a solid understanding of the operating system on which it runs.

In this course you’ll learn basic administration skills on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions. You’ll learn how to run commands using the Bash shell, how to navigate the file system, and how to create, edit, copy, organize, and delete files. You’ll discover different types of users and groups, how to become the superuser to administer the system, and how files and other resources are protected with permissions. Configuration and management of networking and storage devices will also be covered. Finally, you’ll learn how to install software and get updated software from Red Hat.

This course is hosted by openSAP. The content was created and provided by Red Hat, an SAP Global Technology partner company. SAP accepts no responsibility for the content delivered in this course.

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Course Characteristics

Course Content

Week 1: Running Linux Commands
Week 2: Users, Files, and Permissions
Week 3: Networking, Software, and Storage
Week 4: Final Exam

Target Audience

System administrators, engineers, architects, and anyone else seeking a high-level understanding of Linux

Course Requirements

No previous Linux administration experience is required. Familiarity with basic system administration concepts will be helpful.

Further Learning

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Course contents

  • Course content no longer available

  • Week 1:

    Running Linux Commands
  • Week 2:

    Users, Files, and Permissions
  • Week 3:

    Networking, Software, and Storage
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  • Final Exam:

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Course End
May 12, 2021
Course Start
Apr 13, 2021


This course was rated with 4.53 stars in average from 665 votes.

Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Chris Caillouet

Chris Caillouet is a senior curriculum developer for Red Hat Training & Certification. As a member of the development team responsible for the Red Hat OpenShift curriculum, he has also contributed content to several other course tracks from the Red Hat catalog. Chris is proficient in many Red Hat technologies, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenStack, and Red Hat Ansible, and has been a certified instructor for many years. His knowledge and expertise in technology dovetails with a passion for content development and course instruction for learners of every age. With decades of professional experience behind him, he remains enthused to explore new technologies and share information to enable career and business outcomes.