LPIC-2 PART 1 CERTIFICATION COURSE (Linux Engineer) – GTU10

Course Description

UPCOMING TRAINING EVENT:

DUBLIN | 29th May to 1st June 2017 | CONTACT US TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

lpic-2This course covers more advanced Linux skills such as system management and networking. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-2 201 exam with in classroom assessments and practice exams.

This course is 5 days in duration and allows for delegates to attend their LPI-201 exam in the afternoon of day 5. Days 1 to 4 are spent covering the full course content with numerous lab exercises and extensive skills coaching. The morning of Day 5 is essentially a ‘chalk and talk’ session, along with revision and questions and answers prior to exam in the afternoon.

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Duration

5 days

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Target Audience

Please contact us for further details.

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Course Prerequisites

Attendance of the following courses:

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 6
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 11

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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. BOOT PROCESS AND SYSV INIT

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Booting Linux on PCs
  3. LILO Options
  4. GRUB Configuration
  5. Kernel Boot Parameters
  6. /sbin/init
  7. System Init Styles
  8. Linux Runlevels
  9. /etc/inittab
  10. /etc/rc.sysinit
  11. SUSE /etc/init.d/boot
  12. Runlevel Implementation
  13. Typical SysV Init Script
  14. The /etc/rc.local File
  15. The /etc/init.d/*.local Files
  16. Managing Daemons
  17. Controlling Service Startup
  18. Shutdown and Reboot

2. RESCUE ENVIRONMENTS

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Diagnostic/Recovery Runlevels
  3. Rescue Procedures
  4. Recovery: mount and chroot
  5. Recovery Examples
  6. Recovery: Network Utilities

3. LINUX KERNEL: COMPONENTS AND COMPILE

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Why Compile?
  3. Getting Kernel Source
  4. Preparing to Compile
  5. Configuring Kernel Compilation Options
  6. Available Kernel Compile Options
  7. Compiling the Kernel
  8. Install Compiled Kernel Modules
  9. Installing the Kernel
  10. Tips and Tricks
  11. Configuring Kernel Components and Modules
  12. Kernel Modules
  13. Handling Module Dependencies
  14. Configuring the Kernel via /proc/

4. FILESYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Filesystem Support
  3. Mounting Filesystems
  4. Filesystem Table (/etc/fstab)
  5. AutoFS
  6. AutoFS Configuration
  7. Partitioning Disks with fdisk
  8. Partitioning Disks with parted
  9. Filesystem Creation
  10. Filesystem Maintenance
  11. Resizing Filesystems
  12. Swap
  13. Persistent Block Devices
  14. udev

5. LVM AND RAID

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Logical Volume Management
  3. Implementing LVM
  4. Creating Logical Volumes
  5. Manipulating VGs and LVs
  6. Advanced LVM Concepts
  7. system-config-lvm
  8. SLES Graphical Disk Tool
  9. RAID Concepts
  10. Array Creation with mdadm
  11. Software RAID Monitoring
  12. Software RAID Control and Display

6. CLIENT NETWORKING

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Linux Network Interfaces
  3. Configuring Network Interfaces
  4. Configuring Routing Tables
  5. IP to MAC Address Mapping with ARP
  6. Network Configuration with ip Command
  7. Starting and Stopping Interfaces
  8. Linux Wireless Extensions and Tools
  9. Wireless Tools Discovery
  10. NetworkManager
  11. Tuning Kernel Network Settings
  12. Configuring a DHCP server
  13. netconfig and system-config-network
  14. SUSE YaST Network Configuration Tool
  15. OpenVPN
  16. Network Diagnostics
  17. Discovering Reachable Services
  18. tcpdump and wireshark
  19. Information from netstat

7. NMAP [RHEL5.4]

  1. OpenVPN

8. SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. System Messaging Commands
  3. Controlling System Messaging
  4. Archives with tar
  5. Archives with cpio
  6. The gzip Compression Utility
  7. The bzip2 Compression Utility
  8. Compiling/Installing from Source
  9. Tape Drives
  10. Backup Software
  11. Backup Examples

 

Lab Tasks

  1. Command Line Messaging
  2. Archiving and Compression
  3. Using tar and cpio for Backups
  4. Using rsync and ssh for Backups
  5. Logging
  6. Logging

9. DNS CONCEPTS

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Naming Services
  3. DNS – A Better Way
  4. The Domain Name Space
  5. Delegation and Zones
  6. Server Roles
  7. Resolving Names
  8. Resolving IP Addresses
  9. BIND Administration
  10. BIND Configuration Files
  11. rndc Key Configuration
  12. Configuring the Resolver
  13. Testing Resolution

Lab Tasks

  1. Configuring a Slave Name Server
  2. Configure rndc for Secure named Control

10. CREATING DNS HIERARCHIES

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. BIND Configuration Files
  3. named.conf Syntax
  4. named.conf Options Block
  5. Creating a Site-Wide Cache
  6. Zones In named.conf
  7. Zone Database File Syntax
  8. SOA – Start of Authority
  9. A and PTR – Address and Pointer Records
  10. NS – Name Server
  11. CNAME and MX – Alias and Mail Host
  12. Abbreviations and Gotchas
  13. $ORIGIN and $GENERATE
  14. Subdomains and Delegation
  15. Subdomains
  16. Delegating Zones
  17. in-addr.arpa. Delegation
  18. Issues with in-addr.arpa.
  19. RFC2317 and in-addr.arpa.

 

Lab Tasks

  1. Configuring BIND Zone Files
  2. Create a Subdomain in an Existing Domain
  3. Subdomain Delegation

11. SECURING DNS

  1. LPI Objectives Covered
  2. Split Namespaces
  3. Using Views with BIND 9
  4. Address Match Lists and ACLs
  5. Restricting Queries
  6. Restricting Zone Transfers
  7. Running BIND in a chroot jail
  8. Securing DNS With TSIG

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