Linux Pro Objectives

TestOut Linux Pro Exam Objectives

System Administration and Configuration

Use command-line utilities

  • Get help with Linux commands
  • View the contents of text files

Configure and use Linux shell environments

  • Manage environment variables
  • View available shells

Manage system startup and shutdown

  • Manage bootloader configurations
  • View and manage runlevels or boot targets for system services
  • Set the default system runlevel or boot target
  • Shut down and restart the system

Manage system processes

  • Start, stop, and restart system services
  • Monitor and manage running processes
  • Manage kernel modules
  • Configure scheduled tasks

Use package management

  • Install, remove, and update packages with the RPM command
  • Install, remove, and update RPM packages with DNF

Storage and File System Management

Manage storage devices

  • Create and manage disk partitions
  • Create and manage disk file systems
  • Mount and unmount devices in the file system
  • Create and manage swap partitions
  • Configure Logical Volume management

Manage the file system

  • View information about directories and files in the file system
  • Use the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Create, copy, move, and delete directories in the file system
  • Create, copy, move, and delete files in the file system
  • Create and manage hard and symbolic link files
  • View disk space usage statistics
  • Implement disk quotas
  • Create and manage archives and backups

Networking and Printing

Configure networking and printing

  • Enable or disable network interfaces
  • Configure IP addresses
  • Troubleshoot IP configuration
  • Configure and manage print jobs

Security and Access Control

Manage users and groups

  • Create and manage groups
  • Create and manage user accounts
  • Manage user passwords
  • Manage user access
  • Switch users for access and elevated privilege

Manage user and group access

  • Manage directory and file ownership for users and groups
  • Manage directory and file permissions for users and groups
  • Configure umask values
  • Use special permissions

Monitor and manage system access

  • Monitor logging
  • Manage host firewall
  • Manage remote connections
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