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Linux engineer certification 1 (LPIC-2)  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Linux engineer certification training course description

LPIC-2 is the second certification in LPI’s multi level professional certification program. This course teaches the skills necessary to pass the LPI 201 exam; the first of two LPIC-2 exams. Specifically, the course covers the administration of Linux systems in small to medium sized mixed networks.

What will you learn
  • Perform advanced administration tasks.
  • Perform advanced file system administration.
Linux engineer certification training course details

Linux engineer certification fundamentals training course contents

  • Part I The LPI 201 Exam
  • Starting a System
  • The Linux Boot Process, Firmware Startup, BIOS Startup, UEFI Startup, Linux Bootloaders, GRUB Legacy, GRUB 2, Alternative Bootloaders, Secure Bootloaders, Process Initialization, SysV Method, systemd Method, Upstart Method, System Recovery, Kernel Failures, Root Drive Failure.

  • Maintaining the System
  • Fluid Messaging, Static Messaging, System backups, Backup Strategies, Performing Backups, Installing Programs from Source, Obtaining and unpacking Installation Files, Compiling Programs, Resource Usage: Managing, measuring, predicting and troubleshooting.

  • Mastering the Kernel
  • What Is the Kernel? Kernel Features, Parts of the Kernel, Kernel Versions, Obtaining Source Code, Creating the Configuration File, Compiling and Installing the Kernel, Compiling and Installing Modules, Creating an Initial RAM Disk, Booting the New Kernel, Creating a Kernel Package, Maintaining the Kernel, Working with Module Files, Module Commands, Working with Hardware, Automatically Detecting Hardware, Troubleshooting the Kernel.

  • Managing the Filesystem
  • The Linux Filesystem, Filesystem Structures, Filesystem Types, Making Filesystems, Attaching Filesystems, Memory–Based Linux Filesystems, the Btrfs Filesystem, Btrfs Subvolumes, Btrfs Snapshots, Optical Filesystems, Swap Filesystems, Network–Based Filesystems, Auto–Mounting, Encrypted Filesystems, Maintaining Linux Filesystems, Adjusting a Filesystem, Checking and Repairing a Filesystem, SMART.

  • Administering Advanced Storage Devices
  • Configuring RAID, Implementing RAID on Linux, Managing a RAID Array, Adjusting Storage Devices, Looking at Drive Interface Concepts, Testing and Tuning Drives, Implementing iSCSI, Managing Logical Volumes, LVM, Creating Logical Volumes, Supporting Logical Volumes, Understanding the Device Mapper.

  • Navigating Network Services
  • Networking Basics, The Physical Layer, The Network Layer, The Transport Layer, The Application Layer, Configuring Network Features, Network Configuration Files, Graphical Tools, Command–Line Tools, Basic Network Troubleshooting, Checking the Log Files, the ARP Cache, Sending Test Packets, Testing Network Routes, Testing Client/Server Connectivity, Finding Host Information, Network Security, Advanced Network Troubleshooting, Viewing Open Network Connections, Viewing Network Statistics, Scanning the Network, Capturing Network Traffic.

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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.