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Linux Online Training | New November Releases

Posted on November 15, 2018 by OliviaOlivia

Ready for new Linux online training? We’re so excited to release new Linux training as part of our 200+ new Courses, Hands-On Labs, and Practice Exams/Quizzes launching this month! So far we’ve released:

With over 200 new pieces of training content launching this month, it’s the perfect time to start learning with Linux Academy!

New Linux Online Training Courses

Extending Chef Badge

with Keith Tompson
In this course, learn how to gain the ability to customize, extend and add features to Chef. By the time you’ve finished this course, you’ll have a thorough understanding of the topics covered in the Extending Chef Badge exam:

  • OHAI and how to extend it
  • Chef custom resources
  • Chef handlers
  • Chef definitions & libraries
  • Knife plugins
  • Chef Server’s API
  • Writing and using ruby gems

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Creating an Ohai Plugin
  2. Controlling Ohai Content with Blacklisting and Disabling Plugins
  3. Writing Custom Resources for Chef
  4. Writing and Using Chef Handlers
  5. Writing Libraries for Chef
  6. Building a Custom Knife Plugin
  7. Using the Chef Server API
  8. Hands-On: Extending Chef Badge Practice Exam

LPIC-1: System Administrator – Exam 102

with Kenneth Armstrong
After taking the Linux+ and LPIC-1: System Administrator – Exam 101 course, take this one to learn everything you need to know to be prepared for Exam 202 that will be released in the fall of 2018.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Modifying the Bash Shell
  2. Creating Users and Groups and Managing User Accounts
  3. Scheduling a Systemd Service Job with Timer Units
  4. Working with System Service Log Files Using the Journal Control
  5. Set up Local Email Forwarding
  6. Working with the CUPS Print Server
  7. Testing DNS Resolution
  8. Monitoring Network Access
  9. Create New sudo Users
  10. Host Security with TCP Wrappers and systemd Sockets
  11. Encrypt a File Using GPG
  12. Generating and Exchanging SSH Keys for Secure Access

Linux Academy’s LPIC-3 304: Virtualization and High Availability Preparation Course

with Matthew Pearson
Get prepared for the LPIC-3 304 Virtualization and High Availability exam. The material on this course will mirror the public objectives provided by LPI.
After taking this course you’ll be ready to pass the LPIC-3 304 exam and understand:

  • The key concepts of virtualization
  • Specific virtualization platforms and utilities
  • Concepts and theories of high availability
  • Practical application of high availability
  • Load Balanced and failover clusters
  • Clustered storage file systems

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Prepare a Host for Xen Virtualization
  2. Prepare a Host for KVM Virtualization
  3. Installing Containers with LXC
  4. Installing Containers with OpenVZ
  5. Create an LVM Storage Pool with Libvirt
  6. Install and Configure Linux Virtual Server (LVS)
  7. Install and Configure a Pacemaker Cluster
  8. Install and Configure a DRBD Device

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer

with Rob Marti
A Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) possesses a wider range and greater depth of skills than the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS). Linux Foundation Certified Engineers are responsible for the design and implementation of system architecture. They provide an escalation path and serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for the next generation of system administration professionals.
Learn everything you need to know to be a Linux Foundation Certified Engineer in this Course!

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Using Git for Source Control and Programming
  2. Display and Restore File and Directory Security Contexts and SELinux
  3. Create and Deliver a Report on System Utilization
  4. Updating Different Linux Distribution Types
  5. OpenLDAP Client User Authentication
  6. Create and Use an SSH Tunnel for Network Traffic
  7. Using ‘firewalld’ for Advanced Packet Filtering
  8. Install and Configure an HTTP Server (Apache)
  9. Configure and Use an SMTP Server for Email Forwarding
  10. Configuring a Service with Host Based Security Restrictions
  11. Grow and Shrink LVM Filesystems
  12. Working with iSCSI Target and Initiator to Mount on Clients
  13. Implement SAMBA (CIFS) Fileshares for Servers and Clients
  14. Install and Configure LXC/LXD for Container Management
  15. Instantiating Containers from Base Images with LXC/LXD
  16. Creating a Package from Source
  17. Linux System Engineer Final Review

Linux Academy’s LPIC-3 Exam 303: Security Preparation Course

with Stosh Oldham
Get prepared to take the LPIC-3 Exam 303: Security certification in this course! Learn about a wide variety of security topics and technologies in a platform agnostic manner. Gain practical insights and understand best practices regarding security on various Linux platforms.
After taking this Course, you’ll understand:

  • Cryptography: Certificates, encrypted file systems, and more
  • Host Security: Host hardening, host intrusion detection, and user management and authentication
  • Access Control: Discretionary and mandatory access control, and network file systems
  • Network Security: Network hardening, network intrusion detection, packet filtering, and VPNs

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Working with openssl and httpd
  2. Disk encryption with eCryptfs
  3. Linux kernel security
  4. Working with the audit log
  5. Configuring PAM
  6. Configuring SSSD
  7. Working with FreeIPA
  8. Managing file attributes and permissions
  9. Troubleshooting SELinux
  10. Exporting an NFSv4 Volume with ACLs
  11. Packet capture and analysis
  12. Working with iptables
  13. Working with OpenVPN

Linux Networking and Troubleshooting

with Michael Christian
Learn the fundamentals, tools, techniques and use case examples to configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux in a networking context. Work with tools like ncsstcpdumpwireshark, and more to develop the experience to understand networking protocols, addressing, routing, and subnetting. By the end of this course, you’ll feel comfortable working with a large variety of networking tools and configurations to manage complex Linux networking implementations.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Locating the Network Information
  2. Setting a Static IP
  3. Multiple IPs on the Same Interface
  4. Creating an Interface Team
  5. Working with Static Routes
  6. Establish Local Resolution
  7. Creating Name Servers
  8. Troubleshooting DNS
  9. Permitting and Blocking Traffic with the Firewall
  10. Advanced Firewalld
  11. Firewall Troubleshooting
  12. Testing a Connection
  13. Performing a Packet Capture
  14. Port Forwarding with the Firewall
  15. Create an SSH Tunnel
  16. Installing and Configuring Squid
  17. Creating a Load Balancer
  18. Set up OpenVPN
  19. Setting up a NIDS

Mastering Regular Expressions

with Elle Krout
Learn the vocabulary and grammar of regular expressions in this Course: First by learning what all the symbols and shortcuts mean, then by learning how to manipulate those tokens to craft complex regular expressions that achieve just the right desired result. You’ll do this by using common Linux tools, such as grep and sed, as well as through Perl and, eventually, JavaScript for some front-end regex use examples.
After taking this Course, you will have completed three different projects demonstrating ways to combine the use of regular expressions with various scripts and scripting languages to get the desired matches and results.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Basic Regular Expressions: Working with Hardware Data
  2. More Basic Regular Expressions: Matching an Email Address
  3. More Regular Expressions: Using Groups to Process Text
  4. More Regular Expressions: Using Lookarounds to Parse Data
  5. Regular Expressions: Parsing Mailing List Data
  6. Regular Expressions: Making up a Document with Sed
  7. Regular Expressions: Using Perl to Convert HTML to LAtex
  8. Regular Expressions: Form Validation

Elastic Certified Engineer

with Myles Young
Get introduced to the Elastic Stack services and have a deeper look at the Elasticsearch product, in order to prepare for the Elastic Certified Engineer exam. Each video lesson corresponds directly with an exam objective, so you can easily identify which lesson covers each exam topic. Learn through multiple Hands-On Labs, applying what you learn in the lessons with an exam-like environment. At the end of the course, you can take a large Hands-On Lab, that behaves like a mock exam, and covers all the objectives for the certification.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Deploy and Configure an Elasticsearch Cluster
  2. Install and Configure X-Pack Security
  3. Create Users and Roles with X-Pack Security
  4. Define Elasticsearch Indexes
  5. Define Elasticsearch Indexes with Dynamic Mapping
  6. Perform CRUD Operations in Elasticsearch
  7. Reindex Elasticsearch Data
  8. Define Elasticsearch Mappings
  9. Create a Custom Elasticsearch Analyzer
  10. Allocate Shards to Specific Elasticsearch Nodes
  11. Backup and Restore Elasticsearch Indexes
  12. Configure Cross-Cluster Search in Elasticsearch
  13. Search Documents in Elasticsearch
  14. Define Aggregations in Elasticsearch
  15. Elastic Certified Engineer Exam – Part 1
  16. Elastic Certified Engineer Exam – Part 2


YAML Essentials

with Elle Krout
YAML Essentials gives even the absolute YAML beginner the skills you need to craft documents using this popular data serialization language. Used across a variety of programs and languages for a vast array of reasons, YAML is a popular choice for data storage, configuration files, configurations management, and more. This course explores how to write a properly structured YAML file in both the human-readable block style and the JSON-compatible flow style.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Structuring a YAML Playbook with Ansible

Certified Jenkins Engineer

with Michael McClaren
Get prepared to pass the Certified Jenkins Engineer 2018 exam! In this course, you’ll learn CI/CD concepts, Jenkins installation and functionality, best practices for CD pipelines, and Jenkins Security.

Hands-On Labs in this Course:

  1. Jenkins Installation
  2. Building in Jenkins
  3. Building from SCM
  4. Distributing a Build
  5. Artifacts and Fingerprints
  6. Security in Jenkins
  7. Parameterizing Builds
  8. Build Triggers


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2 years ago

any option on a black Friday 2018 sale deals$$$.. for an annual membership?

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2 years ago

We have a Black Friday sale for annual membership launching on Black Friday! Stay tuned!


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