LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) v5.0

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) v5.0 Course Overview:

Enroll in our LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) to progress further in LPI’s multi-level Linux professional certification program. This course prepares you for the LPI 102 exam, covering essential Linux skills such as file management, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, and hardware. With in-classroom assessments and practice exams, you’ll gain the confidence needed to excel in the certification. Join us and validate your ability to perform maintenance tasks, install and configure Linux systems, and configure basic networking, advancing your career in Linux administration.

Intended Audience:

  • IT Professionals aspiring to obtain LPIC-1 certification in Linux administration.
  • Linux System Administrators looking to validate and enhance their existing skills.
  • Students and learners who have completed LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) or have foundational Linux knowledge.
  • Anyone interested in pursuing a career in Linux administration and seeking a solid understanding of essential Linux skills and concepts.
  • Professionals aiming to progress further in LPI’s multi-level Linux professional certification program and achieve LPIC-1 certification.
  • Individuals who want to gain confidence and expertise in performing maintenance tasks, configuring Linux systems, and managing basic networking in Linux environments.

Learning Objectives of LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) v5.0:

By enrolling in LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2), participants will:

  1. Review and deepen their understanding of fundamental Linux concepts, including file management, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, and hardware.
  2. Develop proficiency in performing maintenance tasks on Linux systems, including system updates, software installation, and package management.
  3. Acquire the skills needed to configure and manage basic networking in a Linux environment, including network interfaces, IP addressing, and network services.
  4. Enhance their knowledge of Linux filesystems, partitioning, and disk management techniques.
  5. Strengthen their understanding of essential Linux services, daemons, and processes, and how to manage them effectively.
  6. Practice using Linux command-line tools and utilities for system administration tasks.
  7. Gain confidence through in-classroom assessments and practice exams, preparing them for the LPIC-1 102 certification exam.
  8. Prepare for a successful career advancement in Linux administration and open up new opportunities in the IT industry.
 Module 1: Account And Security Administration
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Gathering System Info
  • Approaches to Storing User Accounts
  • User and Group Concepts
  • User Private Group Schem
  • User Administration
  • Modifying Accounts
  • Group Administration
  • Password Aging
  • Limiting Logins
  • Default User Files
  • su and Wheel
  • sudo
  • Setting Resource Limits via ulimit
  • pam_limits.so
  • lsof and fuser
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Configuration Files
  • Script Execution
  • Bash: Configuration Files
  • Shell and Environment Variables
  • Bash Shell Options
  • Bash: ‘shortcuts’
  • Bash: prompt
  • Nesting Commands
  • Shell Script Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Example Shell Script
  • Positional Parameters
  • Input & Output
  • Doing Math
  • Comparisons with test
  • Exit Status
  • Conditional Statements
  • Flow Control: case
  • The for Loop
  • The while and until Loops
  • Functions
  • Sending and Receiving Email with mailx
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Automating Tasks
  • at/batch
  • cron
  • The crontab Command
  • crontab Format
  • /etc/cron.*/ Directories
  • Anacron
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • IPv4 Fundamentals
  • TCP/UDP Fundamentals
  • IPv6
  • Linux Network Interfaces
  • Ethernet Hardware Tools
  • Configuring Routing Tables
  • Network Configuration with ip Command
  • Starting and Stopping Interfaces
  • SUSE YaST Network Configuration Tool
  • Hostname and Domain Name
  • Name Resolution
  • DNS Clients
  • Network Diagnostics
  • Information from ss and netstat
  • nmap
  • Netcat
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • The X Window System
  • X Modularity
  • X.Org Drivers
  • Starting X
  • Configuring X Manually
  • Automatic X Configuration
  • Xorg and Fonts
  • Installing Fonts for Modern Applications
  • Installing Fonts for Legacy Applications
  • The X11 Protocol and Display Names
  • Display Managers and Graphical Login
  • X Access Control
  • Remote X Access (historical/insecure)
  • Remote X Access (modern/secure)
  • Customizing X Sessions
  • Starting X Apps Automatically
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • GNOME Accessibility Support
  • Internationalization & Localization
  • Character Encodings
  • Locales
  • Setting the Time Zone
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Hardware and System Clock
  • Managing Network-Wide Time
  • Continual Time Sync with NTP
  • Configuring NTP Clients
  • Useful NTP Commands
  • Common UNIX Printing System
  • Defining a Printer
  • Standard Print Commands
  • CUPS Troubleshooting
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • System Logging
  • Syslog-ng
  • systemd Journal
  • systemd Journal’s journactl
  • Secure Logging with Journal’s Log Sealing
  • Rsyslog
  • /etc/rsyslog.conf
  • Log Management
  • Sending logs from the shell
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Popular SQL Databases
  • SELECT Statements
  • INSERT Statements
  • UPDATE Statements
  • DELETE Statements
  • JOIN Clauses
  • SMTP
  • SMTP Terminology
  • SMTP Architecture
  • Sendmail Architecture
  • Sending Email with sendmail
  • Sendmail Components
  • Exim
  • Postfix Features
  • Postfix Architecture
  • Postfix Components
  • Postfix Map Types
  • Configuration Commands
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Controlling Login Sessions
  • Xinetd
  • TCP Wrappers
  • /etc/hosts.{allow,deny} Shortcuts
  • Advanced TCP Wrappers
  • Discovering Hosts
  • Secure Shell
  • ssh and sshd Configuration
  • Accessing Remote Shells
  • SSH Port Forwarding
  • Transferring Files
  • Alternative sftp Clients
  • SSH Key Management
  • ssh-agent
  • GPG – GNU Privacy Guard

LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) v5.0 Course Prerequisites:

LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) or equivalent knowledge

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