Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCSA v2.16)

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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.

Essential Commands (25% of Exam)

Create and Edit Text Files - Part I

00:13:22

Create and Edit Text Files - Part II

00:20:02

Use Input/Output Redirection (>, >>, |) / Compare Text Files / Compare Binary Files

00:10:59

Search for Files

00:18:30

Archive, Compress, Unpack and Uncompress Files

00:12:48

Manage Access to the Root Account

00:05:31

List, Set and Change Standard File Permissions

00:13:23

Transfer Files Securely Via the Network - SCP

00:09:01

Transfer Files Securely Via the Network - SFTP

00:08:58

Monitor Security and Conduct Audits

00:18:38

Exercise: Editing Text Files on the Command Line: Vi/Vim, Uniq, Sort, SED

00:30:00

Exercise: Manipulating Text Files from the Command Line

00:30:00

Exercise: Archiving and Compressing Files and Directories

00:30:00

Exercise: Transfer Files Securely via the Network

00:30:00

Exercise: Finding Files on the Filesystem

00:30:00

Operation of Running Systems (20% of Exam)

Change the Priority of a Process/Identify Resource Utilization by Process

00:14:30

Manage the Startup Processes and Services

00:13:09

Install and Update Packages from the Network, a Remote Repository or the Local Filesystem (Debian/Ubuntu Distributions)

00:23:48

Install and Update Packages from the Network, a Remote Repository, or the Local Filesystem (RHEL/CentOS Distributions)

00:23:31

Set File Permission and Ownership

00:12:01

Use Shell Scripting to Automate System Maintenance Tasks - Part I

00:08:34

Use Shell Scripting to Automate System Maintenance Tasks - Part II

00:17:03

Exercise: Managing the Startup Process and Related Services

00:30:00

Exercise: Managing User Processes

00:30:00

Exercise: Installing Software Packages (Debian/Ubuntu Distributions)

00:30:00

Exercise: Installing Software Packages (RedHat/RPM Distributions)

00:30:00

Exercise: Update Packages from the Network, a Repository or the Local File System (Ubuntu/Debian)

00:30:00

Exercise: Update Packages from the Network, a Repository or the Local File System (Red Hat/CentOS)

00:30:00

Exercise: Basic Bash Shell Scripting: Basic Setup and Execution

00:30:00

Exercise: Basic Bash Shell Scripting: Conditionals and Loops

00:30:00

Exercise: Managing File Permissions

00:30:00

Exercise: File Attributes

00:30:00

User and Group Management (15% of Exam)

Create, Delete and Modify Local User Accounts

00:07:10

Create, Delete and Modify Local Groups

00:08:45

Use sudo to Access the root Acount

00:08:12

Manage User Accounts

00:11:45

Manage User Processes

00:14:30

User Account Attributes

00:08:42

Exercise: Using sudo to Manage Access to the root Account

00:30:00

Exercise: Managing Local User Accounts

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating Local User Groups

00:30:00

Networking (15% of Exam)

Implement Packet Filtering

00:09:11

Configure Firewall Settings

00:17:03

Configure Network Services to Start on Boot - systemd

00:09:28

Configure Network Services to Start on Boot - sysvinit

00:07:51

Monitor Network Performance

00:10:39

Statically Route IP Traffic

00:09:09

Dynamically Route IP Traffic

00:14:48

Exercise: Configure Network Services to Start Automatically at Boot: SystemD Method

00:30:00

Exercise: Monitor Network Performance

00:30:00

Service Configuration (10% of Exam)

Provide/Configure Network Shares via NFS/CIFS – Server

00:10:01

Provide/Configure Network Shares via NFS/CIFS – Client

00:10:01

Configure an SMTP Service

00:10:14

Configure Email Aliases

00:07:05

Restrict Access to an SMTP Service

00:09:26

Configure an IMAP/IMAPS Service

00:09:51

Verify Email Configuration

00:10:10

Configure SSH-Based Remote Access Using Public/Private Key Pairs

00:09:34

Configure HTTP Proxy Server

00:10:16

Create HTTP Proxy Server Blacklist

00:07:02

Restrict Access to the HTTP Proxy Server

00:07:33

Configure an HTTP Client to Automatically Use a Proxy Server

00:08:45

Configure an HTTP Server - RHEL/CentOS

00:08:29

Configure an HTTP Server - Debian/Ubuntu

00:08:02

Configure HTTP Server Logs

00:11:37

Configure SSL with HTTP Server - Certificate Creation and Installation

00:09:14

Configure SSL with HTTP Server - Server Setup

00:09:52

Set Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts - RHEL/CentOS

00:12:24

Set Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts with SSL - RHEL/CentOS

00:08:32

Set Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts - Debian/Ubuntu

00:13:44

Set Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts with SSL - Debian/Ubuntu

00:12:57

Deploy a Basic Web Application/Restrict Access to a Web Page

00:10:00

Exercise: Provide/Configure Network Shares via NFS: Server Setup

00:30:00

Exercise: Provide/Configure Network Shares via NFS: Client Setup

00:30:00

Exercise: Install and Configure SMTP Service

00:30:00

Exercise: Restrict Access to SMTP Server

00:30:00

Exercise: Install and Configure SSL for Apache Web Server - Create Self Signed Certificate

00:30:00

Exercise: Configuring SSH-Based Remote Access Using Public/Private Key Pairs

00:30:00

Exercise: Install and Configure and Apache Web Server: RedHat/CentOS

00:30:00

Exercise: Install and Configure Apache Web Server: Debian/Ubuntu

00:30:00

Exercise: Setting Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts: Debian/Ubuntu HTTP

00:30:00

Exercise: Setting Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts: Debian/Ubuntu HTTPS

00:30:00

Exercise: Setting Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts: Red Hat/CentOS HTTP

00:30:00

Exercise: Setting Up Name Based Virtual Web Hosts: Red Hat/CentOS HTTPS

00:30:00

Storage Management (10% of Exam)

List, Create, Delete and Modify Storage Partitions

00:10:19

Create, Migrate and Remove Physical/Logical/Virtual Volumes/Add New Partitions and Logical Volumes

00:10:12

Configure Systems to Mount File Systems at or During Boot

00:08:56

Create and Assemble Volume Groups/Add or Extend Volumes and Filesystems/Assemble Volume and RAID Groups

00:19:40

Create and Configure Swap Space

00:09:03

Create and Configure Encrypted Partitions

00:12:34

Create, Mount and Unmount Standard Linux Filesystems

00:08:01

Configure Systems to Mount Standard, Encrypted and Network File Systems on Demand

00:10:02

Diagnose and Correct Filesystem Problems

00:07:03

Design and Test Backup/Recovery Strategies - Part I

00:07:05

Design and Test Backup/Recovery Strategies - Part II

00:08:23

Exercise: Configure Systems to Mount Standard, Encrypted and Network File Systems on Demand: Encryption

00:30:00

Exercise: Configure Systems to Mount Standard, Encrypted and Network File Systems on Demand: Standard Filesystem

00:30:00

Exercise: Creating Swap Partitions

00:30:00

Exercise: Assembling Partitions as LVM Devices

00:30:00

Virtualization (5% of Exam)

Configure a Hypervisor to Host Virtual Guests

00:06:06

Configure Virtual Networking to Support Virtualized Guests

00:07:17

Install Linux Systems as Virtual Guests

00:12:39

Start, Stop and Modify the Status of a Virtual Machine/Access a VM Console/Configure Systems to Launch At Boot Time - GUI

00:08:04

Start, Stop and Modify the Status of a Virtual Machine/Access a VM Console/Configure Systems to Launch At Boot Time - CLI

00:07:38

Resize RAM or Storage of Virtual Machine/Evaluate Virtual Machine Memory Usage

00:06:32

Conclusions, Next Steps and Registering for the Exam

Conclusions and Next Steps

00:05:02

Registering for the Exam

00:07:55

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 2016 with a new list of domains and competencies matching those detailed by the Linux Foundation.

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