LPIC-2 Linux Engineer

LPIC-2 is the second certification in the multi-level professional certification program of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). The LPIC-2 will validate the candidate's ability to administer small to medium–sized mixed networks. 

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Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at:

  • Linux and infrastructure analysts
  • Small to medium-sized site administrators
  • Supervise assistants or advise management on automation and purchases
  • Professionals responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining, securing and troubleshooting small mixed (MS, Linux) networks
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Course objectives

  • management of block storage and file systems 
  • install and configure fundamental network services
  • advanced networking and authentication and system security, incl. firewall and VPN
  • advanced system administration, incl. common tasks regarding the Linux kernel, system startup and maintenance

About LPIC-2

A preparatory course for the LPIC-2 Advanced Level Linux Certification. This training a follow-up for the LPIC-1 Linux Administrator Course, intended for participants interested in acquiring the LPIC-2 certification. 

In order to gain your LPIC-2 certification, you must pass exams 201 and 202. To gain your LPIC-2 certification, you must have an active LPIC-1 certification, but the exams may be taken in any order.

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Topic 201: Linux Kernel

Topic 202: System Startup

Topic 203: Filesystem and Devices

Topic 204: Advanced Storage Device Administration

Topic 205: Networking Configuration

Topic 206: System Maintenance

Topic 207: Domain Name Server

Topic 208: Web Services

Topic 209: File Sharing

Topic 210: Network Client Management

Topic 211: E-Mail Services

Topic 212: System Security

Topic 213: Troubleshooting

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in, the following exams. These are required exams for the LPI certification Level 2. They cover advanced skills for the Linux professional that are common across all distributions of Linux.

  • Exam 201
  • Exam 202
  • Block duration 60 minutes
  • Hours 48 hours
  • Refreshments Yes
  • Exam Exam 201 and 202
  • Prerequisites

    LPIC-1 (however the exams may be taken in any order)


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Prerequisites: LPIC-1

Validity: 5 years unless retaken or higher level is achieved

Requirements: Passing the 201 and 202 exams. Each 90-minute exam is 60 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.

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