RedHat Enterprise Linux 9 for Beginners

Vishesh Kumar, Geetanjali Mehra

SKU: 9789355516626



ISBN: 9789355516626
eISBN: 9789355519085
Authors: Vishesh Kumar, Geetanjali Mehra
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 556
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Today, Linux is used everywhere, which means the demand for Linux administrators is high. This book is organized to help readers develop the essential skills to become competent Linux administrators. 

This book provides extensive materials that will deliver beginners vast knowledge in the Linux domain. It begins with the fundamentals of Linux systems and moves ahead to discussing advanced topics. To help the readers gain competitive knowledge, RHEL9 is used throughout this book. This book helps the readers learn useful Linux commands to efficiently manage Linux servers. It also delivers extensive knowledge of shell scripting required to automate most of the regular admin-related tasks. Security of the data and the server as a whole is another important aspect that this book describes. Besides, this book also explains advanced topics such as cloud, web servers, performance tuning, etc., in a practical way that will truly be very helpful for beginners to start their professional career in this domain.

Reading this book will serve as an indispensable step towards understanding the Linux core concepts. The materials delivered in this book will aid in making you proficient in handling, managing, and administering one or more RHEL servers. 


  • Discusses new features embedded in the newer version of RHEL.
  • Provides you with a manual on various commands that a regular and admin user may use to perform his daily tasks.
  • Provides comprehensive material to administer, manage, and secure the server.


  • Successfully install and manage Linux on any machine.
  • Understand Linux/Unix file organization and implement file security with the principle of least privilege.
  • Master command line usage and practical applications of Linux commands.
  • Gain expertise in disk management and partitioning on Linux systems.
  • Learn networking fundamentals and implement secure networks among multiple machines. 


This book is designed for system engineers, network engineers, junior Linux administrators, and Windows administrators who want to gain knowledge in managing RHEL on a daily basis. It also caters to the needs of Red Hat professionals who want to refresh their knowledge and get comfortable using RHEL 9.

  1. The First Step to Linux
  2. Linux Filesystem and Administration
  3. Knowing Linux Commands
  4. Managing Processes and Services in RedHat Linux
  5. Handling and Managing Files
  6. Managing Users and File Permissions
  7. Interacting with Bash Shell and Scripting
  8. Security and Networking in Linux
  9. Partitioning in Linux 
  10. Containers
  11. Cloud Computing
  12. Graphical User Interface 
  13. Software Updates and Patch Management 
  14. Package Installation 
  15. Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  16. Backup and Troubleshooting in Linux
  17. Web Server and Database Server Setup in Linux
  18. Miscellaneous

Vishesh Kumar is a seasoned Linux professional and technical writer with over 20 years of extensive experience in Linux, system administration, networking, cyber security and cloud technologies. His journey commenced in 2002 with Red Hat Linux 3, and since then, he has been actively involved in professional work across multiple Linux, Unix, and Cloud platforms. Additionally, Vishesh holds multiple certifications in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and IT Security. As the founder of “Linux Mantra IT Services,” Vishesh leads a global team providing comprehensive Linux and Cloud-based services and solutions. Over the years, he has collaborated with numerous national and international organizations, including Yatra Ltd, Infoedge Ltd, Fortum, Ebix, Capgemini, Gilpin Travels, Radius Synergies, and many others, offering consultancy and services.

Geetanjali Mehra, with over 17 years of experience in IT industry has played a key role in various organizations to manage various databases on multiple flavours of Linux. She has automated various server and database administration related routine tasks via the use of bash scripts. Her commitment to learn new technology and innovative problem-solving approach make her a valuable asset in the field. Geetanjali’s dedication to sharing her knowledge is evident in her book.

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