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Information Technology

ATI's Linux System Administration LPI Certification
— Level 1 Test 2 course

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      This course prepares students for the LPI Exam 102, the second of two exams necessary for LPI Level 1 Certification. ( The topics covered in this course include Shell Scripting, User Administration Tasks, Printer Administration, Documentation, Booting Linux, Startup and Shutdown, Configuring Printers, Linux Networking and Network Services, X Windows System, Security, Kernel modules, and installing a new Kernel.


      Linux System Administration LPI Certification Level 1,Test 1 or equivalent knowledge.

    Who Should Attend:

      Anybody who is interested in preparing for the LPI Level 1 Exam 2 or in learning the equivalent information should attend.

    Benefits of Attendance:

      Students will be able to:

      • use and create documentation;
      • understand how to create, use and modify shell scripts;
      • add, modify, or remove users;
      • automatically schedule jobs;
      • manage system startup and shutdown w/ the init process;
      • configure a TCP/IP network;
      • start and stop various network services;
      • perform the steps necessary to configure printers;
      • understand the various security levels within Linux;
      • compile and install a new kernel;
      • dynamically load kernel modules; and
      • configure LILO.

    Course Outline:

      Chapter 1: Documentation

      1. Paginators
      2. man Pages
      3. man Directories
      4. Local System docs
      5. The info System
      6. Creating man Pages
      7. Online Documentation

      Chapter 2: Shells, Scripting, Programming, Compiling

      1. Shells
      2. Shell Variables
      3. Exporting
      4. Aliases
      5. Functions
      6. Shell Scripts
      7. Shell Environment
      8. Exit Status
      9. Shell Programming Constructs
      10. Writing Shell Scripts

      Chapter 3: Admin Tasks

      1. Users
      2. The passwd File
      3. The shadow File
      4. groups
      5. User Admin cmds
      6. Log Files
      7. syslog
      8. Automatic Job Scheduling
      9. at
      10. crontab

      Chapter 4: Boot, Startup, Shutdown, Runlevels

      1. Booting Linux
      2. Stages of the Boot Process
      3. System Runlevels
      4. The init Process
      5. /etc/inittab
      6. rcX.d directories
      7. serviceconf Command
      8. chkconfig Command
      9. Changing runlevels, shutdown, reboot, and halt

      Chapter 5: Printing

      1. Printers and Devices
      2. The lpd System
      3. /etc/printcap
      4. print queues
      5. Remote Printers
      6. Samba
      7. Filters

      Chapter 6: Networking Fundamentals

      1. Networking Layers
      2. Protocols
      3. TCP/IP
      4. ports and services
      5. Utilities
      6. Troubleshooting
      7. configuration files
      8. netstat
      9. route
      10. ifconfig
      11. traceroute
      12. DHCP
      13. PPP
      14. Authentication Protocols

      Chapter 7: Networking Services

      1. Configure and Manage inetd
      2. Services
      3. Starting
      4. Stopping
      5. Sendmail Configuration
      6. Aliases
      7. Apache
      8. Manage Daemons
      9. NFS
      10. SMB
      11. NMB
      12. DNS Configuration

      Chapter 8: Security

      1. Security Administration
      2. suid Program
      3. Verifying Packages
      4. Password Management
      5. Secure Shell
      6. Shadow Passwords
      7. ulimit

      Chapter 9: The Kernel

      1. Dynamic Loading
      2. Kernel Modules
      3. Module Manipulation
      4. insmod, rmmod, etc.
      5. Configuring Modules
      6. Dependencies
      7. Custom Kernels
      8. Installing a New Kernel
      9. Configuring LILO


      Tuition is $2200 per person at one of our scheduled public courses. Onsite pricing is available. Government personnel qualify for reduced rates. Please call us at 410-956-8805 or send an email to

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