Linux LPIC 1 Part 2

Start date: TBC

Duration: 4 Days

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Programme overview

This course is also known as CompTIA® Linux + Powered by LPI course and prepares students to take the LPI 102 exam of the LPIC-1 certification. The LPI objectives covered are version 4.0 (released February 2015). 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.
Certification is optional.
Many people attend our Linux certification course to learn more about Linux Essentials and Administration in greater detail, without necessarily requiring certification. You are not obliged to take the exams and will not be charged for the exam voucher, once you notify us at the time of your course booking.

Target Audience

IT Professionals with a good working knowledge of Linux Essentials/Fundamentals.

Course Prerequisites

Attendance of Course:

LPIC-1 Part 1 LINUX Certification (Linux Administrator) Course.

1. Account and Security Administration

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Gathering System Info
  3. Approaches to Storing User Accounts
  4. User and Group Concepts
  5. User Private Group Scheme
  6. User Administration
  7. Modifying Accounts
  8. Group Administration
  9. Password Aging
  10. Limiting Logins
  11. Default User Files
  12. su and Wheel
  13. sudo
  14. Setting Resource Limits via ulimit
  16. lsof and fuser

Lab Tasks

  1. User and Group Administration
  2. Restricting superuser access to wheel group membership
  3. User Private Groups
  4. Setting Limits with the pam_limits Modules

2.Customizing the Shell and Writing Simple Scripts

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Configuration Files
  3. Script Execution
  4. Bash: Configuration Files
  5. Shell and Environment Variables
  6. Bash Shell Options
  7. Bash: “shortcuts”
  8. Bash: prompt
  9. Nesting Commands
  10. Shell Script Strengths and Weaknesses
  11. Example Shell Script
  12. Positional Parameters
  13. Input & Output
  14. Doing Math
  15. Comparisons with test
  16. Exit Status
  17. Conditional Statements
  18. Flow Control: case
  19. The for Loop
  20. The while and until Loops
  21. Functions
  22. Sending and Receiving Email with mailx

Lab Tasks

  1. Bash Login Scripts
  2. Writing a Shell Script
  3. Command Line Email
  4. Alpine

3. Automating Tasks

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Automating Tasks
  3. at/batch
  4. cron
  5. The crontab Command
  6. crontab Format
  7. /etc/cron.*/ Directories
  8. Anacron

Lab Tasks

  1. Adding System cron Jobs
  2. Creating and Managing User Cron Jobs

4. Networking

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. IPv4 Fundamentals
  3. TCP/UDP Fundamentals
  4. IPv6
  5. Linux Network Interfaces
  6. Ethernet Hardware Tools
  7. Configuring Routing Tables
  8. Network Configuration with ip Command
  9. Starting and Stopping Interfaces
  10. SUSE YaST Network Configuration Tool
  11. Hostname and Domain Name
  12. Name Resolution
  13. DNS Clients
  14. Network Diagnostics
  15. Information from ss and netstat
  16. nmap
  17. Netcat

Lab Tasks

  1. Basic Client Networking
  2. Configuring IPv6

5.X Window System

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. The X Window System
  3. X Modularity
  4. X.Org Drivers
  5. Starting X
  6. Configuring X Manually
  7. Automatic X Configuration
  8. Xorg and Fonts
  9. Installing Fonts for Modern Applications
  10. Installing Fonts for Legacy Applications
  11. The X11 Protocol and Display Names
  12. Display Managers and Graphical Login
  13. X Access Control
  14. Remote X Access (historical/insecure)
  15. Remote X Access (modern/secure)
  16. Customizing X Sessions
  17. Starting X Apps Automatically

Lab Tasks

  1. Configure X Security
  2. Launching X Apps Automatically
  3. Secure X

6. Accessibility and Localization

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. GNOME Accessibility Support
  3. Internationalization & Localization
  4. Character Encodings
  5. Locales
  6. Setting the Time Zone

Lab Tasks

  1. GNOME Accessibility
  2. Character Encoding Conversion
  3. Locale Configuration
  4. Time Zone Configuration – Traditional Method
  5. System Clock Configuration – Distribution tools
  6. System Clock Configuration – Distribution tools

7. Time and Printing

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Hardware and System Clock
  3. Managing Network-Wide Time
  4. Continual Time Sync with NTP
  5. Configuring NTP Clients
  6. Useful NTP Commands
  7. Common UNIX Printing System
  8. Defining a Printer
  9. Standard Print Commands
  10. CUPS Troubleshooting
  11. CUPS Troubleshooting

Lab Tasks

  1. NTP Client Configuration
  2. Printing
  3. Configuring Print Queues

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