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Novell's Guide to the LPIC-1 Certification Using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 [Course 3112]

Course Overview

This course provides a learning experience for students who want to prepare for the LPIC-1 certification exams. It uses SLES 11 as the Linux operating system environment that allows students to get the hands-on experience they need as they seek to earn the LPIC-1 certification. After completing this course, students should be ready to attempt the LPIC-1 exams.

ON-DEMAND: This course is available as part of the Full Library or the SUSE Solution Library.  Click the "Buy On-demand" button for details on purchasing these libraries.

Training Level: 1 - Novice

Duration: 5 Days

Key Objectives

During this course, you learn the following:

  • Use the Linux Desktop and the Command Line Interface
  • Install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • Administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 with YaST
  • Administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 with the Command Line Interface
  • Manage Processes, Jobs, and Runlevels
  • Configure the Network
  • Configure Applications and Services (File, Print, DNS, Samba, Apache, ...)
  • Understand Security-Related Tools

Audience Summary

This course is designed for students preparing for LPI's LPIC-1 exams.

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should already be familiar with operating systems, such as Windows or Mac, that use graphical user interfaces. You should also be familiar with the basics of directory and file systems, networking, and basic administration tasks performed in a PC operating system.

Course Outline

SECTION 1 - Use the Linux Desktop and the Command Line Interface
  • Objectives - Use the GNOME Desktop Environment - Configure Accessibility Settings - Access the Command Line Interface from the Desktop - Work with the Linux Shell - Use Command Line Tools to Work with Files and Directories

SECTION 2 - Install SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

SECTION 3 - Administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 with YaST
  • Objectives: Get to Know YaST - Manage Software with YaST - Manage User and Group Accounts with YaST - The X Window System

SECTION 4 - Administer SLES 11 with the Command Line Interface
  • Objectives: Manage Software - Manage Shared Libraries - Manage User and Group Accounts - Manage File Permissions and Ownership - Manage Partitions, File Systems, Quotas, and NFS - Manage Backup and Restore and Hardware

SECTION 5 - Manage Processes, Jobs, and Runlevels
  • Objectives: Understand and Manage Linux Processes - Manage Jobs with cron and at - Understand System Initialization and Manage Runlevels - Use Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools

SECTION 6 - Configure the Network
  • Objectives: Understand TCP/IP and Linux Network Terms - Manage the Network Configuration Information from YaST - Manage the Network Configuration with Command Line Tools - Troubleshoot Networking Issues - Configure DHCP - Understand the iptables Command

SECTION 7 - Configure Applications and Services
  • Objectives: Configure the Samba Server - Configure the Apache Web Server - Enable an FTP Server - Configure Electronic Mail - Configure a CUPS Server, a DNS Server with BIND, NTP, and the Proxy Server Squid - Enable xinetd

SECTION 8 - Understand Security-Related Tools
  • Objectives: Manage and Secure the Linux User Environment - Provide Secure Remote Access with OpenSSH - Configure User Authentication with PAM - Ensure File Integrity - Use Security-Related Utilities - Understand SELinux

Course Testing Information

See the LPI website for information on the LPIC-1 tests related to this course.

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