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Managing the Boot Process on RHEL 8

The boot process is the genesis of a running Linux system. In this hands-on lab, we will examine the boot process on a RHEL 8 system. We will boot, reboot, and shut down a system normally, as well as boot systems into different targets manually. *This course is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat.*

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Dec 04, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Work with `systemctl` System State Commands

    1. Investigate the systemctl options for power management.
    2. Look up the options for shutdown messages.
    3. Test out a shutdown and reboot with a shutdown message.
  2. Challenge

    Query and Set the Default Target of a System

    1. Query the default target of the system.
    2. Change the default target.
    3. Reboot and query the new default target.
  3. Challenge

    Work with the Traditional System State Commands

    1. Investigate the particulars of the power management utilities.
    2. View the man pages for explanations of what they do.
    3. Reboot the system using the utilities.

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