You already have a basic knowledge of computer hardware and system administration. Now you would like to focus on Linux® system administration and prepare to take the LPI 101 and 102 exams. In the Linux System Administrator: LPI Certification (Second Edition) course, you will acquire the skills to administer Linux systems and also gain the requisite knowledge to take the LPI 101 and 102 exams.
Target Student: This course is designed for a person who has been performing basic system administration tasks and who needs to install, configure, and manage a Linux-based system. This course is also useful for individuals who desire to take the 101 and 102 exams of LPI leading to the Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) certification.
Prerequisites: Students enrolling in this class should have basic computer skills and prior system administration experience of at least six months with any operating system. They should also have a working knowledge of Linux and should have performed basic user-level tasks on a Linux system. It is recommended that the students have taken the course titled A+ Certification: Core Hardware or possess equivalent knowledge.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
ensure that the preinstallation checks are performed before installing Linux and then you'll install the operating system on the computer.
use the Linux Command Line Interface to take advantage of the various commands that Linux provides. You will also get acquainted with accessing documentation in Linux with the help of the command line.
work in the Linux filesystem to explore the options and commands provided to manage files and directories. By doing this, you can access and organize the files and directories efficiently.
manage packages in Linux.
configure network connectivity to share data across a network.
manage users and groups.
configure the Graphical User Interface.
configure hardware devices to manage input and output data, efficiently.
configure software services.
work with the kernel.
maintain the system.
secure the system.
Lesson 1: Installing Linux
Topic 1A: Perform Preinstall Tasks
Topic 1B: Install a Linux Workstation
Lesson 2: Using the Linux Command Line
Topic 2A: Use Linux Commands
Topic 2B: Use the Command Line to Access Linux Documentation
Lesson 3: Working with the Linux Filesystem
Topic 3A: Manage Files and Directories
Topic 3B: Manage Links to a File
Topic 3C: Edit Files
Topic 3D: Redirect Content
Topic 3E: Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
Topic 3F: Apply Filters to Text Streams
Lesson 4: Managing Packages
Topic 4A: Manage Packages Using the RPM Package Manager
Topic 4B: Manage Packages Using the Debian Package Manager
Lesson 5: Configuring Network Connectivity
Topic 5A: Connect to a Network
Topic 5B: Configure Network Services
Topic 5C: Access a Remote Computer
Topic 5D: Configure Hostname Lookup
Topic 5E: Configure Routing
Topic 5F: Debug Network Configuration Issues
Lesson 6: Managing Users and Groups
Topic 6A: Configure User Profiles
Topic 6B: Manage User Accounts
Topic 6C: Manage Groups
Topic 6D: Manage File Ownership
Topic 6E: Manage File Access Rights
Lesson 7: Configuring the Graphical User Interface
Topic 7A: Implement X
Topic 7B: Customize the Display Manager
Topic 7C: Customize the Window Environment
Lesson 8: Configuring Hardware Devices
Topic 8A: Configure SCSI Devices
Topic 8B: Configure I/O Devices
Topic 8C: Configure Communication Devices
Lesson 9: Configuring Software Services
Topic 9A: Configure the Boot Manager
Topic 9B: Set Up the Email Services
Topic 9C: Install an Executable Program from Source
Topic 9D: Configure the Apache Web Server
Topic 9E: Manage Shared Libraries
Topic 9F: Perform Process Management
Lesson 10: Working with the Kernel
Topic 10A: Customize Kernel Modules
Topic 10B: Manage the Kernel
Lesson 11: Automating Tasks
Topic 11A: Develop Shell Scripts
Topic 11B: Manage Shell Scripts
Topic 11C: Customize the Shell Environment
Topic 11D: Schedule Jobs
Lesson 12: Maintaining Filesystems
Topic 12A: Maintain a Local Filesystem
Topic 12B: Manage Disk Quotas
Topic 12C: Manage NFS
Topic 12D: Implement Samba
Lesson 13: Maintaining the System
Topic 13A: Back Up Data
Topic 13B: Restore Data
Topic 13C: Maintain System Logs
Topic 13D: Manage a Print Queue
Topic 13E: Maintain the System Time
Lesson 14: Securing the System
Topic 14A: Configure Host Security
Topic 14B: Configure User-Level Security
Topic 14C: Configure Network Security
Appendix A: History of Linux
Appendix B: Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) LPI Objectives