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Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (v3.18)

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Terrence Cox
A veteran of twenty years in Information Technology in a variety of roles. He has worked in development, security and infrastructure well before they merged into what we now call DevOps. He provides training in Linux, VMWare, DevOps (Ansible, Jenkins, etc) as well as containers and AWS topics.

Introduction

Introduction to the LFCS

00:01:11

About This Course

00:01:35

About the Author

00:00:48

About the Exam

00:02:22

Essential Commands (25% of the Exam)

Essential Commands

Log into Local and Remote Graphical and Text Mode Consoles - Debian Version (Ubuntu)

00:05:08

Log into Local and Remote Graphical and Text Mode Consoles - RedHat version (CentOS)

00:05:49

Search for Files

00:21:28

Evaluate and Compare the Basic File System Features and Options

00:11:18

Compare and Manipulate File Content and Use Input-Output Redirection

00:14:06

Analyze Text Using Basic Regular Expressions

00:19:13

Archive, Backup, Compress, Unpack, and Decompress Files

00:11:50

Create, Delete, Copy, and Move Files and Directories

00:07:36

Create and Manage Hard and Soft Links

00:11:20

List, Set, and Change Standard File Permissions

00:12:19

Read, and Use System Documentation

00:03:32

Manage Access to the Root Account

00:19:34

Learning Activity: Archiving and Compressing Files and Directories

00:30:00

Learning Activity: Finding User Files and Reassigning Permissions in Linux

00:30:00

Learning Activity: Transfer Files Securely Via the Network

00:45:00

Learning Activity: Managing File Attributes and Permissions

01:00:00

QUIZ: Linux Essential Commands

00:30:00

Operation of Running Systems (20% of the Exam)

Operation of Running Systems

Boot, reboot, and shut down a system safely

00:08:22

Boot or change system into different operating modes

00:05:57

Install, configure and troubleshoot bootloaders

00:10:42

Diagnose and manage processes

00:10:08

Locate and analyze system log files

00:05:40

Schedule tasks to run at a set date and time

00:10:07

Verify completion of scheduled jobs

00:03:35

Update software to provide required functionality and security & manage software, Part 1 - Ubuntu/Debian

00:15:09

Update software to provide required functionality and security & manage software, Part 2 - CentOS/Redhat

00:16:29

Verify the integrity and availability of resources

00:04:52

Verify the integrity and availability of key processes

00:11:14

Change kernel runtime parameters, persistent and non-persistent

00:09:43

Use scripting to automate system maintenance tasks

00:08:30

Scripting conditionals and loops

00:16:27

Manage the startup process and services (In Services Configuration)

00:11:36

List and identify SELinux/AppArmor file and process contexts

00:07:26

Identify the component of a Linux distribution that a file belongs to

00:03:53

Learning Activity: Installing and Managing Packages on Debian/Ubuntu Systems

01:00:00

Learning Activity: Installing and Managing Packages on Red Hat/CentOS Systems

00:30:00

QUIZ: Operation of Running Systems

00:30:00

User and Group Management (10% of the Exam)

User and Group Management

Create, Delete, and Modify Local User Accounts

00:10:34

Create, Delete, and Modify Local Groups and Group Memberships

00:07:09

Manage System-Wide Environment Profiles

00:12:33

Manage Template User Environment

00:05:30

Configure User Resource Limits

00:06:05

Manage User Privileges

00:07:16

Configure PAM

00:11:30

Learning Activity: Creating Users and Group and Managing User Accounts

01:00:00

QUIZ: User and Group Management on Linux Systems

00:15:00

Networking (12% of the Exam)

Networking

Configure networking and hostname resolution statically or dynamically

00:15:41

Configure Network Services to Start Automatically at Boot

00:11:00

Implement Packet Filtering

00:07:09

Start, Stop, and Check the Status of Network Services

00:07:52

Statically Route IP Traffic

00:11:48

Synchronize Time Using Other Network Peers

00:03:36

QUIZ: Networking on Linux

00:15:00

Service Configuration (20% of the Exam)

Service Configuration

Configure a Caching DNS Server

00:07:17

Maintain a DNS Zone

00:11:14

Connect to Network Shares

00:09:08

Configure Email Aliases

00:06:14

Configure SSH Servers and Clients

00:08:23

Restrict Access to HTTP Proxy Servers

00:04:22

Configure an IMAP and IMAPS Service ( and Pop3 and Pop3S!)

00:10:46

Configure an HTTP Server (RHEL/CentOS)

00:08:45

Configure an HTTP Server (Ubuntu/Debian)

00:08:04

Configure HTTP Server Log Files

00:09:29

Restrict Access to a Web Page

00:10:24

Configure a Database Server

00:07:52

Manage and Configure Containers

00:10:34

Manage and Configure Virtual Machines

00:09:17

Learning Activity: Deploy a Web Server on RedHat/CentOS

01:00:00

Learning Activity: Generating and Exchanging SSH Keys for Secure Access

00:30:00

QUIZ: Service Configuration on Linux Systems

00:30:00

Storage Management (13% of the Exam)

Storage Management

List, Create, Delete, and Modify Physical Storage Partitions

00:08:55

Manage and Configure LVM Storage

00:15:54

Create and Configure Encrypted Storage

00:11:51

Configure Systems to Mount File Systems at or During Boot

00:06:14

Configure and Manage Swap Space

00:03:56

Create and Manage RAID Devices

00:10:35

Configure Systems to Mount File Systems on Demand

00:09:58

Create, Manage and Diagnose Advanced File System Permissions

00:14:19

Setup User and Group Disk Quotas for File Systems

00:06:35

Create and Configure File Systems

00:05:07

Learning Activity: Create and Mount an Encrypted Filesystem

01:00:00

Learning Activity: Working with Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Partitions

01:00:00

Learning Activity: Create Swap Files or Partitions and Enable Them on Boot

00:30:00

QUIZ: Storage Management on Linux Systems

00:30:00

Practice Exam: EXAM: Key Linux Commands, Terms and Utilities

02:00:00

Conclusion

Conclusion

Registering for and Taking the Exam

00:06:51

What's Next

00:01:49

Details

The Linux job market continues to expand and this course will help prepare you for one of the standard industry Linux administration certifications. This course has been updated in 2018 with a new list of domains and competencies matching those detailed by the Linux Foundation for v3.18.

Study Guides

Linux Foundation Certified Sysadmin Preparation Course.pdf

The updated guide for the LFCSA v3.18 course

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