Linux Pro

Certification Objectives
Linux Pro
 Certification Objectives

System Administration and Configuration

Use command-line utilities

  • 1.1.1 Get help for Linux command-line utilities
  • 1.1.2 View, search, and edit the contents of text files

Configure and use Linux shell environments

  • 1.2.1 Manage environment variables
  • 1.2.2 View available shells

Manage system startup and shutdown

  • 1.3.1 Manage bootloader configurations
  • 1.3.2 View and manage runlevels or boot targets for system services
  • 1.3.3 Set the default system runlevel or boot target
  • 1.3.4 Shutdown and restart the system

Manage system processes

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

Use package management

  • 1.5.1 Install, remove, and update packages with the RPM command
  • 1.5.2 Install, remove, and update RPM packages with DNF
  • 1.5.3 Install, upgrade, and update Ubuntu software packages with apt

Storage and File System Management

Manage storage devices

  • 2.1.1 Create and manage disk partitions
  • 2.1.2 Create and manage disk file systems
  • 2.1.3 Mount and unmount devices in the file system
  • 2.1.4 Create and manage swap partitions
  • 2.1.5 Configure Logical Volume management

Manage the file system

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


Configure networking

  • 3.1.1 Find the IP address or DNS of a host
  • 3.1.2 Enable or disable network interfaces
  • 3.1.3 Configure IP addresses
  • 3.1.4 Troubleshoot an IP configuration

Security and Access Control

Manage users and groups

  • 4.1.1 Create and manage groups
  • 4.1.2 Create and manage user accounts
  • 4.1.3 Manage user passwords
  • 4.1.4 Manage user access
  • 4.1.5 Switch users for access and elevated privilege

Manage user and group access

  • 4.2.1 Manage directory and file ownership for users and groups
  • 4.2.2 Manage directory and file permissions for users and groups
  • 4.2.3 Configure umask values
  • 4.2.4 Use special permissions

Monitor and manage system access

  • 4.3.1 Monitor logging
  • 4.3.2 Manage host firewall
  • 4.3.3 Manage remote connections

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