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Linux Professional Level 2 (LPIC-2)  

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has developed its LPIC-2 certification as an intermediate certification for candidates who want to further their careers involving Linux.

This course will teach you the concepts needed to complete this certification. Topics such Linux Kernel, system startup, filesystems, disk devices, network options, system maintenance, DNS servers, Web servers, file servers, email servers, network client management, security and troubleshooting will be covered in this course.


R6,500.00 per person excl. VAT

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.


5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)


Before attending this course, delegates must have attended the LPIC-1 training (LEARN MORE)

Available Exams and Certifications:

Exam: LPIC-2 (LPI-102)
Exam 1 of 2 To Obtain LPIC-2 Linux Network Professional Certification.

Exam: LPIC-2 (LPI-202)
Exam 2 of 2 To Obtain LPIC-2 Linux Network Professional Certification.


Course Outcomes:

Part I – The LPI 201 Objectives

  • System Startup and Advanced System Management
  • Linux Kernel Configuration
  • Basic File Management
  • Advanced Disk Management
  • Networking Configuration
  • DNS Server Configuration

Part II – The LPI 202 Objectives

  • Advanced Network Configuration
  • Configuring File Servers
  • Configuring Web and E-mail Servers
  • Security
  • System Troubleshooting I: Boot and Kernel Problems
  • System Troubleshooting II: System Resources and User Environment

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone who is already familiar with Linux and material covered in LPIC-1 course
  • Anyone wishing to prepare for the LPIC-2, 201 and 202 exams

Delivery Method:

In Class
Reach your full potential through our instructor led classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in field experience.


On Site & Group Bookings
Our on-site training option brings world-class Learnfast training to your site or a convenient nearby location. On-site training saves money by eliminating travel and hotel expenses. Do you have 3 or more people to book? We can offer customized and well priced solutions for group bookings. 


Chapter 1: System Startup & Advanced System Management
> Customizing system startup and boot processes
> System recovery
> Notify users on system-related issues
> Make and install programs from source

Chapter 2: Linux Kernel Configuration
> Kernel Components
> Compiling a kernel
> Patching a kernel
> Customize, build, and install a custom kernel and kernel modules
> Manage/query kernel and kernel modules at runtime

Chapter 3: Basic Filesystem Management
> Operating the Linux filesystem
> Maintaining a Linux filesystem
> Creating and configuring filesystem options
> udev Device Management

Chapter 4: Advanced Disk Management
> Configuring RAID
> Adjusting Storage Device Access
> Logical Volume Manager
> Backup Operations

Chapter 5: Networking Configuration
> Basic networking configuration
> Advanced network configuration and troubleshooting
> Troubleshooting network issues

Chapter 6: DNS Server Configuration
> Basic DNS Server Configuration
> Create and Maintain DNS Zones
> Securing a DNS Server

Chapter 7: Advanced Network Configuration
> DHCP configuration
> LDAP client usage
> Configuring a router
> Secure shell

Chapter 8: Configuring File Servers
> SAMBA Server Configuration
> NFS Server Configuration
> Securing FTP Servers

Chapter 9: Configuring Web and E-mail Servers
> Implementing a Web server
> Maintaining a Web server
> Implementing a proxy server
> Using e-mail servers
> Managing Local e-mail delivery
> Managing remote email delivery

Chapter 10: Security
> PAM Authentication
> TCP Wrapper
> Security tasks

Chapter 11: System Troubleshooting I: Boot and Kernel Problems
> Identifying boot stages and troubleshooting
> General troubleshooting

Chapter 12: System Troubleshooting II: System Resources and the User Environment
> Troubleshooting system resources
> Troubleshooting environment configurations

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