LPIC-2: Linux Engineer Exam 201

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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 Linux Academy - Maximize Your Experience

00:05:29

Course Syllabus

00:20:38

Introduction to LPIC-2 and the Exam

00:08:35

Topic 200: Capacity Planning

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Intro)

00:04:04

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (System Availability - uptime)

00:05:34

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (CPU and Disk - iostat)

00:07:10

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (CPU and Disk - sar)

00:11:12

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Memory - free)

00:06:44

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Memory - vmstat)

00:09:37

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Disk and Files - lsof)

00:07:48

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (ps, pstree, top)

00:17:33

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Network and Bandwidth - netstat)

00:07:22

200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (User Information - w)

00:04:32

200.2 - Predict Future Resource Needs (collectd Introduction and Configuration)

00:09:53

200.2 - Predict Future Resource Needs (collectd Key Files and Locations)

00:07:23

200.2 - Predict Future Resource Needs (collectd - Display Statistics for Capacity Planning)

00:13:41

200.2 - Predict Future Resource Needs (Awareness of Other Monitoring Tools)

00:07:02

Exercise: Tools for Displaying Memory Utilization

00:30:00

Exercise: Tools for Displaying CPU Utilization

01:00:00

Quiz: Topic 200: Capacity Planning (Section Quiz)

Topic 201: Linux Kernel

201.1 - Kernel Components (Source and Documentation for 2.6.x and 3.x Kernels)

00:16:17

201.1 - Kernel Components (2.6.x and 3.x Kernels - Terms)

00:05:16

201.2 - Compiling a Kernel (Preparing the System - Dependencies)

00:10:30

201.2 - Compiling a Kernel (2.6.x/3.x General Kernel Compilation Process)

00:27:05

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (LKM- Loadable Kernel Modules)

00:08:39

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (depmod and modules.dep)

00:08:37

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (Listing, Adding and Removing Modules)

00:21:15

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (Viewing and Changing Kernel Parameters in /proc/sys and Using sysctl)

00:10:24

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (Displaying Information About System Hardware)

00:12:48

201.3 - Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting (The Device Filesystem - udev)

00:09:28

Exercise: Working with Kernel Source and Documentation (2.6.x Kernel Version)

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with Kernel Modules

00:30:00

Exercise: Changing Kernel Parameters

00:30:00

Quiz: Topic 201: Linux Kernel

Topic 202: System Startup

202.1 - Customizing a SysV-Init System Startup (LSB - Linux Standard Base Specification)

00:06:17

202.1 - Customizing a SysV-Init System Startup (SysVInit Boot Process)

00:17:24

202.1 - Customizing a SysV-Init System Startup (/etc/init.d and Modifying Runlevel Scripts - Debian/Ubuntu)

00:11:27

202.1 - Customizing a SysV-Init System Startup (/etc/init.d and Modifying Runlevel Scripts - Red Hat/CentOS)

00:09:46

202.1 - Customizing a SysV-Init System Startup (Changing Runlevels)

00:07:15

202.2 - System Recovery (Understanding the Boot Process)

00:09:16

202.2 - System Recovery (GRUB - Legacy Bootloader)

00:31:36

202.2 - System Recovery (GRUB 2 - Modern Bootloader)

00:24:35

202.2 - System Recovery (Filesystem Recovery - fsck)

00:06:03

202.3 - Alternate Bootloaders (Awareness of LILO, Syslinux, EXTLinux, ISOLinux, PXELinux)

00:10:00

Exercise: Managing SysVInit Services and Runlevels

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with Runlevels

00:30:00

Quiz: Topic 202: System Startup (Section Quiz)

Topic 203: Filesystem and Devices

203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (Displaying Filesystem Mounting Information)

00:05:02

203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (Mounting and Unmounting Filesystems Manually)

00:11:14

203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (Mounting Filesystems Automatically with /etc/fstab)

00:15:07

203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (Swap Space)

00:06:34

203.2 - Maintaining a Linux Filesystem (Filesystem Types and Creating Them)

00:12:20

203.2 - Maintaining a Linux Filesystem (Change and View EXT Based Filesystems)

00:11:10

203.2 - Maintaining a Linux Filesystem (Change and View XFS Based Filesystems)

00:11:34

203.3 - Creating and Configuring Filesystem Options (Creating Swap Files and Partitions)

00:09:34

Exercise: Displaying Mounted Filesystem Mounts

00:30:00

Exercise: Working with Filesystems and Mounts

00:30:00

Exercise: Mounting Filesystems on Boot

00:30:00

Quiz: Topic 203: Filesystem and Devices (Section Quiz)

Topic 204: Advanced Storage Device Administration

204.1 - Configuring RAID (Introduction to RAID Types)

00:07:41

204.1 - Configuring RAID (Preparing Your Devices for Software RAID)

00:09:31

204.1 - Configuring RAID (Configuring Your RAID Device)

00:13:27

204.1 - Configuring RAID (Managing Failover and Recovery of RAID Devices)

00:09:10

204.2 - Adjusting Storage Device Access (iSCSI Network Storage - Target Configuration)

00:11:18

204.2 - Adjusting Storage Device Access (iSCSI Network Storage - Initiator Configuration)

00:08:37

204.2 - Adjusting Storage Device Access (iSCSI Network Storage - Mounting and Using the Device)

00:06:01

204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Physical Volume Group Creation)

00:05:10

204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Volume Group Creation)

00:09:26

204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Logical Volume Group Creation)

00:12:35

204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (LVM Maintenance - Extending, Reducing and Resizing)

00:12:28

204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (LVM Maintenance - Snapshots)

00:08:41

Exercise: Working with Logical Volumes

01:00:00

Exercise: Extending Logical Volumes

01:00:00

Quiz: Topic 204: Advanced Storage Device Administration (Section Quiz)

Topic 205: Network Configuration

205.1 - Basic Networking Configuration (Interfaces - ifconfig)

00:12:35

205.1 - Basic Networking Configuration (Routing - arp)

00:09:42

205.2 - Advanced Network Configuration and Troubleshooting (Viewing Network Activity - netstat, lsof and nc)

00:13:52

205.3 - Troubleshooting Network Issues (Troubleshooting and Configuring Network Interfaces)

00:09:33

Exercise: Verifying Network Availability

00:30:00

Exercise: Exploring Remote Network Services and Ports

00:30:00

Exercise: Display Network Statistics

00:30:00

Quiz: Topic 205: Network Configuration

Topic 206: System Maintenance

206.1 Make and Install Programs from Source (Unpack, Configure, Compile and Install)

00:15:18

206.2 Backup Operations (Standard Tools - dd, tar and rsync)

00:23:19

206.3 Notify Users on System-Related Issues (Broadcast Messages with issue, wall and motd)

00:13:21

Exercise: Network Sniffing

00:30:00

Conclusion

Where Do I Go from Here?

00:09:46

Quiz: Post Course Evaluation

Quiz: Topic 205: Network Configuration

Quiz: Topic 205: Network Configuration

Details

This course is designed to follow the Linux Professional Institute's Level 2 Exam 1 objectives. Upon completion of this course and with the associated downloadable materials, the student should be prepared to successfully complete the first exam in the LPIC-2 certification.

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