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LPIC-2 Cert Guide

LPIC-2 Cert Guide

(201-400 and 202-400 exams)

William Rothwell

Jun 2016, Hardback with DVD, 700 pages
ISBN13: 9780789757142
ISBN10: 0789757141
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The LPIC-2 Cert Guide has a single goal: to help Linux professionals and students pass the newest version of LPI's LPIC-2 201 and 202 exams. The most comprehensive and time-efficient LPIC study guide available, it's an extraordinarily cost-effective alternative to expensive training: a perfect resource for all LPIC-2 candidates. Top Linux trainer William (Bo) Rothwell presents focused, straight-to-the-point coverage of every LPIC-2 server and network administration exam objective, including:

  • Capacity planning
  • Linux kernels
  • System startup
  • Filesystems and devices
  • Advanced storage device administration
  • Networking configuration
  • System maintenance
  • Domain Name Server
  • Web services
  • File sharing
  • Network client management
  • E-mail services
  • System security

From start to finish, this guide is organized to help you focus your study time where you need the most help, so you can retain more, and earn higher scores:

  • Pre-chapter "Do I Know This Already" (DIKTA) quizzes help you assess your knowledge of each chapter's content, and decide how much time to spend on each section
  • Foundation Topics sections thoroughly explain concepts and theory, and link them to real-world configurations and commands
  • Key Topics icons flag every figure, table, or list you absolutely must understand and remember
  • Chapter-ending Exam Preparation sections deliver even more exercises and troubleshooting scenarios
  • Two full sample exams offer realistic practice delivered through Pearson's state-of-the-art PCPT test engine

Part 1. LPIC-2 Exam 201 Topics

1. Capacity Planning
Section 1: Measuring and Troubleshooting Resource Usage
Section 2. Predicting Future Resource Needs

2. Managing the Kernel
Section 1. Exploring Kernel Components
Section 2. Compiling a Kernel
Section 3. Kernel Runtime Management and Troubleshooting

3. Managing System Startup
Section 1. Customizing SysV-init System Startup
Section 2. Administrating System Recovery
Section 3. Using Alternative Bootloaders

4. Managing Filesystem and Devices
Section 1. Operating the Linux Filesystem
Section 2. Maintaining a Linux Filesystem
Section 3. Creating and Configuring Filesystem Options

5. Administrating Advanced Storage Device
Section 1. Configuring RAID
Section 2. Adjusting Storage Device Access
Section 3. Configuring Logical Volume Manager

6. Configuring the Network
Section 1. Administrating Basic Network Settings
Section 2. Advanced Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
Section 3. Troubleshooting Network Issues

7. Performing System Maintenance
Section 1. Making and Installing Programs from Source
Section 2 Performing Backups
Section 3. Notify Users on System-Related Issues

Part 2. LPIC-2 Exam 202 Topics

8. Administrating Domain Name Server
Section 1. Basic DNS Server Configuration
Section 2. Creating and Maintaining DNS Zones
Section 3. Securing a DNS Server

9. Configuring Web Services
Section 1. Implementing a Web Server
Section 2. Configuring Apache for HTTPS
Section 3. Implementing a Proxy Server
Section 4. Implementing Nginx as a Web Server and a Reverse Proxy

10. Administrating File Sharing
Section 1. Configuring SAMBA Servers
Section 2. Configuring NFS Servers

11. Managing Network Clients
Section 1. Configuring DHCP
Section 2. Administrating PAM
Section 3. Configuring an OpenLDAP server
Section 4 Using LDAP Services

12. Administrating E-Mail Services
Section 1. Managing E-Mail Servers
Section 2. Managing Local E-Mail Delivery
Section 3. Managing Remote E-Mail Delivery

13. Administrating System Security
Section 1. Configuring a Router
Section 2. Securing FTP Servers
Section 3. Configuring SSH (Secure Shell)
Section 4. Performing Security Tasks
Section 5. Configuring OpenVPN