LPIC-1 Part 2 LINUX CERTIFICATION (Linux Administrator) – GTU9

Course Description

UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTSLPIC 1

CORK | 6th to 9th March 2017 | BOOK HERE

CORK | 8th to 11th May 2017 | BOOK HERE

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.

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Duration

4 days

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Target Audience

Please contact us for further details.

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Course Prerequisites

Attendance of Course:

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please contact us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.

Supported Distributions

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

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Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please contact us for further details.

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Course Content

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
  15. pam_limits.so
  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

8. Log File Administration

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. System Logging
  3. Syslog-ng
  4. systemd Journal
  5. systemd Journal’s journactl
  6. Secure Logging with Journal’s Log Sealing
  7. Rsyslog
  8. /etc/rsyslog.conf
  9. Log Management
  10. Sending logs from the shell

Lab Tasks

  1. Using the systemd Journal
  2. Setting up a Full Debug Logfile
  3. Remote Syslog Configuration

9. SQL and MTA Fundamentals

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Popular SQL Databases
  3. SELECT Statements
  4. INSERT Statements
  5. UPDATE Statements
  6. DELETE Statements
  7. JOIN Clauses
  8. SMTP
  9. SMTP Terminology
  10. SMTP Architecture
  11. Sendmail Architecture
  12. Sending Email with sendmail
  13. Sendmail Components
  14. Exim
  15. Postfix Features
  16. Postfix Architecture
  17. Postfix Components
  18. Postfix Map Types
  19. Configuration Commands

Lab Tasks

  1. SQL with Sqlite3
  2. Configuring Postfix
  3. Configuring Sendmail

10. Host Security and Encryption

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Controlling Login Sessions
  3. Xinetd
  4. TCP Wrappers
  5. /etc/hosts.{allow,deny} Shortcuts
  6. Advanced TCP Wrappers
  7. Discovering Hosts
  8. Secure Shell
  9. ssh and sshd Configuration
  10. Accessing Remote Shells
  11. SSH Port Forwarding
  12. Transferring Files
  13. Alternative sftp Clients
  14. SSH Key Management
  15. ssh-agent
  16. GPG – GNU Privacy Guard

Lab Tasks

  1. Securing xinetd Services
  2. Enforcing Security Policy with xinetd
  3. Securing Services with TCP Wrappers
  4. Introduction to ssh and scp
  5. SSH Key-based User Authentication
  6. Using ssh-agent
  7. File Encryption with GPG

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