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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.


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


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)

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

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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