Author: Andrew Mallett
The first level of Linux Professional Institute's three-tiered certification program focuses on basic maintenance tasks like working with the command line interface and introducing fundamentals. In order to gain your LPIC-1 certification, you must pass exams 101-400 and 102-400. ... Read more Read less
These courses will help you prepare for the LPI LPIC-1 (101-400) exams.
This course will help you see how much you can enjoy system administration, and how there is a life outside of your current role. Linux is prevalent, it is at the heart of "the cloud" and is hosting companies both big and small. In a recent survey, 93-percent of employers suggested that they plan to hire a Linux professional. This course is designed to get you up and running with Linux starting with the install, and passing through to basic management such as installing software and managing the file system. Being able to see these tasks completed in different Linux flavors will help you understand which Linux distribution is best for you, and prepare you for the vendor neutral certification for the LPI (Linux Professional Institute). This is an administration course, so basic concepts of system administration are expected, but prior knowledge of Linux or Unix systems is not required. We at Pluralsight would like you to again understand the enjoyment that system administration once gave you.
Mastering the command line is so important when it comes to managing the Linux Server. Very often there will be no GUI and all access is via SSH from PuTTY or another client. You will soon learn the speed at which tasks can be achieved from the CLI and why it is so powerful. You may be used to the up arrow key for your Windows history, but the Linux history is so much more. Searching and reading from files is quick and easy, and many tools will be covered giving you the skills you need to manage your servers and desktops.
This course covers the 2015 objectives for the CompTIA Linux+ and LPI LPIC-1 part 1 exams. Each objective is covered and in numerical order, making it easy to track your progress and learning. In covering each objective, we have designed the course to give you the exact information that you need to help you achieve the first step in certification. To ensure that you are able to see demonstrations on the range of distributions tested upon, we work with CentOS 6.5, CentOS 7, and Debian 8.
These courses will help you prepare for the LPI LPIC-1 (102-400).
The second exam for the LPIC-1, 117-102 requires you to know a little about scripting and customizing the user environment. So we look at variables, aliases, and functions and how they can be added to login scripts before moving more fully into writing BASH scripts. With this firmly under our belts, we can look at managing the X server and the GUI found on Linux desktops and some servers. This will lead us into understanding users and groups and integration into the Active Directory. To make life easier for us, some tasks will be automated using Cron before finishing up with an explanation of the locale.
This course will set you straight on managing services in Linux to prepare for your LPI 117-102 exam. This course covers what is needed for the exam, along with what is commonplace in an up to date Linux environment. Demonstrations will use CentOS 7, Ubuntu 14.04, and the Raspberry Pi. So whether it is databases, email, or security you would like to make a start on, you are going to find help here.
The LPIC-1 and CompTIA exams have aligned so that you can gain both certifications by passing the one pair of exams. This course prepares you for the Part 2 exam and continues from the Part 1 course. This course is more focused on the services in Linux, such as the MariaDB server and email. We also take the time to look at implementing security. This is multi-faceted and we cover TCP wrappers, SSH, and encryption technologies. This has been an industry standard in certification for many years and this course provides your passport.
No prior experience is required, but Linux Essentials is recommended.