LPIC-2: Linux Engineer Exam 201

By Terry Cox

Learn the skills you need to pass the LPIC-2 exam 1 certification.

25 hours
  • 84 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab
  • 6 Course Quizzes
  • 1 Practice Exam

About the course

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

As of August 2018, this course has been updated to v4.5 of the LPIC Objectives.

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Introduction 39:23

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Course

    20:39

    About the Course Author

    2:39

    Introduction to LPIC-2 and the Exam

    8:35

    How to Use the Linux Academy Cloud Playground for this Course

    6:11
  • Chapter 2 17 Lessons Topic 200: Capacity Planning 2:22:53

    200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (Intro)

    4:05

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

    5:34

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

    7:10

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

    11:13

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

    6:45

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

    9:37

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

    7:49

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

    17:33

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

    7:22

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

    4:33

    200.1 - Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage (iotop, htop, ss, and iptraf)

    6:33

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

    9:53

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

    7:23

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

    13:42

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

    7:02

    200.2 - Predict Future Resource Needs (Icinga)

    1:39

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Capacity Planning

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 12 Lessons Topic 201: Linux Kernel 2:27:01

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

    16:17

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

    5:17

    201.1 - Kernel Components (xz)

    1:38

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

    10:30

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

    27:06

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

    8:40

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

    8:38

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

    21:15

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

    10:24

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

    12:48

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

    9:28

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Linux Kernel

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 14 Lessons Topic 202: System Startup 2:44:54

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

    6:17

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

    17:25

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

    11:27

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

    9:46

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

    7:15

    202.1 - Customizing System Startup (systemd and systemd targets)

    9:09

    202.2 - System Recovery (Understanding the Boot Process)

    9:17

    202.2 - System Recovery (GRUB - Legacy Bootloader)

    31:36

    202.2 - System Recovery (GRUB 2 - Modern Bootloader)

    24:36

    202.2 - System Recovery (Filesystem Recovery - fsck)

    6:03

    202.2 - System Recovery (systemd rescue and emergency Modes)

    4:52

    202.2 - System Recovery (UEFI and NVMe)

    2:11

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

    10:00

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 System Startup

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 14 Lessons Topic 203: Filesystem and Devices 1:58:52

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

    5:03

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

    11:14

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

    15:08

    203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (Swap Space)

    6:34

    203.1 - Operating the Linux Filesystem (systemd mount and automount)

    5:33

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

    12:20

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

    11:11

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

    11:35

    203.2 - Maintaining a Linux Filesystem (Overview of SMART and smartd)

    1:59

    203.2 - Maintaining a Linux Filesystem (ZFS and Btrfs)

    3:55

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

    9:34

    203.3 - Creating and Configuring Filesystem Options (Mounting on a loopback and mkisofs)

    2:13

    203.3 Creating and Configuring Filesystem Options (Working with LUKS)

    7:33

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Filesystem and Devices

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 15 Lessons Topic 204: Advanced Storage Device Administration 2:19:12

    204.1 - Configuring RAID (Introduction to RAID Types)

    7:42

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

    9:31

    204.1 - Configuring RAID (Configuring Your RAID Device)

    13:27

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

    9:11

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

    11:18

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

    8:37

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

    6:02

    204.2 - Adjusting Storage Device Access (NVMe and /dev, SSDs and TRIM)

    3:47

    204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Physical Volume Group Creation)

    5:10

    204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Volume Group Creation)

    9:26

    204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (Logical Volume Group Creation)

    12:36

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

    12:29

    204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (LVM Maintenance - Snapshots)

    8:41

    204.3 - Logical Volume Manager (lvm.conf)

    6:15

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Advanced Storage Device Administration

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 7 8 Lessons Topic 205: Network Configuration 1:04:51

    205.1 - Basic Networking Configuration (Interfaces - ifconfig)

    12:36

    205.1 - Basic Networking Configuration (Routing - arp)

    9:43

    205.1 - Basic Networking Configuration (Overview of the ip tool)

    3:04

    205.1 - Basic Network Configuration (iw)

    1:01

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

    13:53

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

    9:34

    204 - Configuring iSCSI Targets and Initiators

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Network Configuration

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 8 4 Lessons Topic 206: System Maintenance 56:08

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

    15:18

    206.1 Make and Install Programs from Source (xz)

    4:08

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

    23:20

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

    13:22
  • Chapter 9 2 Lessons Conclusion 2:09:47

    Where Do I Go from Here?

    9:47

    LPIC-2 Linux Engineer Exam 201 Post Course Evaluation

    2:00:00 Quiz

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