Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Hands-on Virtual Workshop

Thursday, 11 November 202110am to 2pm AEDT

The RHEL 8 workshop is meant for anyone who has any exposure to Linux, whether you have used this distribution, or not. The event will begin with a short overview and then will move on to the lab.

Date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm AEDT


Workshop description:

This workshop will cover the features, specifications and improvements that comprise the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 8 (RHEL 8). RHEL 8 brings many improvements over previous releases, including:
  • Application streams, which enables the use of bleeding-edge interpreters, compilers and libraries, while maintaining full backward compatibility and stability of the system
  • The web console has been completely overhauled, and significant new features have been added
    • Session recording capability has been added to the web console
  • Image builder provides the easy creation of customized RHEL installation images
  • The system package management tool, YUM, has been enhanced with DNF technology, providing significant performance improvements
  • The System Purpose tool has been enhanced to automatically tune system performance for the usage of the system
  • There is a new update-crypto-policies tool, which applies cryptographic policies system-wide
    • TLS, IPsec, DNSSEC, Kerberos, and SSH protocols are covered
  • The system Python interpreter has been updated to version 3.6
  • System firmware updating is now built into the GNOME Software tool, using fwupd
  • The system firewall has been upgraded to 'nftables' from 'iptables', which provides significantly better performance. The firewall manager, 'firewalld', remains the same

Who should attend:

  • Architects
  • Developers
  • Technical Leads
  • Operations Engineers

What you will learn:

  • What’s new in RHEL 8
  • How to use the web console
  • How to update your system
  • How to manage terminal session recording
  • How to manage containers with podman
  • How to manage system-wide cryptographic policies
  • How to manage application streams
  • How to use OpenSCAP
  • How to create custom container images with buildah
  • How to use RHEL system roles with ansible

Your responsibilities:

  • Participate. We are going to cut you loose with RHEL.
  • Have questions. Have opinions.
  • Have your laptop with you.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear directly from our experts!

Register today to secure your seat.

Questions? Please contact Rebecca Innes,

Date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Time: 10 AM TO 2 PM AEDT
Duration: 4 Hours includes hands on labs

, Australia


Date: Thursday, November 1, 2019


(Registration opens 30 minutes earlier)

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