Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening Exam (EX413)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • 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).


  • 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 Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442) course or have equivalent work experience
  • Review the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam (EX413) objectives

Recommended Training

Course Objectives

You should be able to perform the following tasks: list] [*] 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 [*] 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 [/list]

Course Content

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.

Classroom Training
Modality: G
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Middle East
16/05/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
15/08/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
31/10/2019 Kuwait City Course language: English
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31/10/2019 Muscat Course language: English
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31/10/2019 Doha Course language: English
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18/10/2019 Paris
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25/10/2019 London