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Linux System Administrator (LPIC-101 & LPIC-102)

The LPIC-1 certification certifies that a graduate has the skills necessary to administer and maintain Linux servers and desktops. The certification is vendor-neutral and empowers graduates to administer any Linux-based distribution, an increasingly important skill as cloud adoption grows.

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The LPIC-1 certification is trusted by employers as validating that certificate holders have the necessary skills to provide essential Linux administration services to their critical infrastructure.

The certification consists of two exams:  LPIC-101 and LPIC102.


LPIC-101 Course Outline

  • System Architecture
    • Determine and configure hardware settings
    • Boot the system
    • Change runlevels / boot targets and shutdown or reboot system
  • Linux Installation and Package Management
    • Design hard disk layout
    • Install a boot manager
    • Manage shared libraries
    • Use Debian package management
    • Use RPM and YUM package management
    • Linux as a virtualization guest
  • GNU and Unix Commands
    • Work on the command line
    • Process text streams using filters
    • Perform basic file management
    • Use streams, pipes and redirects
    • Create, monitor and kill processes
    • Modify process execution priorities
    • Search text files using regular expressions
    • Basic file editing
  • Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
    • Maintain the integrity of filesystems
    • Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
    • Removed
    • Manage file permissions and ownership
    • Create and change hard and symbolic links
    • Find system files and place files in the correct location

LPI102 - Course Outline

  • 105: Shells and Shell Scripting
    • Customize and use the shell environment
    • Customize or write simple scripts
  • 106: User Interfaces and Desktops
    • Install and configure X11
    • Graphical Desktop
    • Accessibility
  • 107: Administrative Tasks
    • Manage user and group accounts and related system files
    • Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
    • Localisation and internationalisation
  • 108: Essential System Services
    • Maintain system time
    • System logging
    • Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
    • Manage printers and printing
  • 109: Networking Fundamentals
    • Fundamentals of internet protocols
    • Persistent network configuration
    • Basic network troubleshooting
    • Configure client side DNS
  • 110: Security
    • Perform security administration tasks
    • Setup host security
    • Securing data with encryption

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