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Linux network administration 2 (LPIC-2)  |    A 5 day   hands on   training course

Linux network administration 2 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 202 exam; the second 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
  • Install and configure fundamental network services.
Linux network administration 2 course details

Linux network administration 2 course contents

  • Part II The LPI 202 Exam
  • Organizing Email Services
  • The Linux Mail System, Mail Transfer Agent, Mail Delivery Agent, Mail User Agent, Email Protocols, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Using Email Servers, Sendmail, Postfix, Local Email Delivery, Procmail Basics, Sieve, Remote Email Delivery, Courier, Dovecot.

  • DNS
  • DNS and BIND, Configuring a DNS Server, Starting, Stopping, and Reloading BIND, Configuring BIND Logging, Creating and Maintaining DNS Zones, BIND Zone Files, Managing BIND Zones, Securing a DNS Server, ailing BIND, DNSSEC, TSIG, Employing DANE.

  • Offering Web Services
  • Web Servers, HTTP, The Apache Web Server, Installing and configuring Apache, Hosting Dynamic Web Applications, Secure Web Servers, Proxy Servers, Installing and configuring Squid, Configuring Clients, Nginx Server, Installing Nginx, Configuring Nginx.

  • Sharing Files
  • Samba, Configuring Samba, Troubleshooting Samba, NFS, Configuring NFS, Securing NFS, Troubleshooting NFS, FTP Servers, Configuring vsftpd, Configuring Pure–FTPd.

  • Managing Network Clients
  • Assigning Network Addresses, DHCP, Linux DHCP Software, Installing and configuring a DHCP Server and clients, Authentication Service, PAM Basics, Configuring PAM, PAM Application Files, Network Directories, LDAP Basics, OpenLDAP Server, LDAP Clients.

  • Setting Up System Security
  • Server Network Security, Port Scanning, Intrusion Detection Systems, External Network Security, iptables, Routing in Linux, Connecting Securely to a Server, OpenSSH, OpenVPN, Security Resources, US–CERT, SANS Institute, Bugtraq.

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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.