LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) Certification Training Course Overview

LPIC-1 is the first certification in LPI’s multi-level Linux professional certification program. The LPIC-1 will validate the candidate's ability to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.

This LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) course prepares students to take the LPI 102 exam of the LPI level 1 certification. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the go to certification body for vendor independent Linux certifications. This course covers fundamental Linux skills such as file management and manipulation, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, hardware, and many more. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-1 102 exam with in classroom assessments and practice exams.

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LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 2) (32 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

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
Module 2: Customizing The Shell And Writing Simple Scripts
  • 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
Module 3: Automating Tasks
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Automating Tasks
  • at/batch
  • cron
  • The crontab Command
  • crontab Format
  • /etc/cron.*/ Directories
  • Anacron
Module 4: Networking
  • 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
Module 5: X Window System
  • 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
Module 6: Accessibility And Localization
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • GNOME Accessibility Support
  • Internationalization & Localization
  • Character Encodings
  • Locales
  • Setting the Time Zone
Module 7: Time And Printing
  • 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
Module 8: Log File Administration
  • 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
Module 9: SQL And MTA Fundamentals
  • 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
Module 10: Host Security And Encryption
  • 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
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Course Prerequisites

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