CompTIA's XK0-002

Linux+ 2004

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XK0-002 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Chapter 1: Installation
    • Identify all system hardware required (for examp...and check compatibility with Linux Distribution.
    • Determine appropriate method of installation bas...ot disk, CD-ROM, network (HTTP, FTP, NFS, SMB)).
    • Install multimedia options (for example: video, sound, codecs).
    • Identify purpose of Linux machine based on prede...ystem, database, mail server, Web server, etc.).
    • Determine what software and services should be i... workstation, server services for desired task).
    • Partition according to pre-installation plan usi.../var, /home, swap, RAID/volume, hot-spare, lvm).
    • Configure file systems (for example: (ext2) or (ext3) or REISER).
    • Configure a boot manager (for example: LILO, ELILO, GRUB, multiple boot options).
    • Manage packages after installing the operating s...ninstall, update) (for example: RPM, tar, gzip).
    • Select appropriate networking configuration and ... (for example: inetd, xinetd, modems, Ethernet).
    • Select appropriate parameters for Linux installa...example: language, time zones, keyboard, mouse).
    • Configure peripherals as necessary (for example: printer, scanner, modem).
  • Chapter 2: Management
    • Manage local storage devices and file systems (for example:: fsck, fdisk, mkfs) using CLI commands.
    • Mount and unmount varied filesystems (for example: Samba, NFS) using CLI commands.
    • Create files and directories and modify files using CLI commands.
    • Execute content and directory searches using find and grep.
    • Create linked files using CLI commands.
    • Modify file and directory permissions and owners...t, octal permissions, chgrp) using CLI commands.
    • Identify and modify default permissions for file...ctories (for example: umask) using CLI commands.
    • Perform and verify backups and restores (tar, cpio).
    • Access and write data to recordable media (for example: CDRW, hard drive, flash memory devices).
    • Manage runlevels and system initialization from .../inittab and init command, /etc/rc.d, rc.local).
    • Identify, execute, manage, and kill processes (f... kill, killall, bg, fg, jobs, nice, renice, rc).
    • Differentiate core processes from non-critical s...init, [kernel processes], PID, and PPID values).
    • Repair packages and scripts (for example: resolv..., repairing, installing, updating applications).
    • Monitor and troubleshoot network activity (for example: ping, netstat, traceroute).
    • Perform text manipulation (for example: sed, awk, vi).
    • Manage print jobs and print queues (for example: lpd, lprm, lpq, CUPS).
    • Perform remote management (for example: rsh, ssh, rlogin).
    • Perform NIS-related domain management (yp commands).
    • Create, modify, and use basic shell scripts.
    • Create, modify, and delete user and group accoun...uota, chown, chmod, grpmod) using CLI utilities.
    • Manage and access mail queues (for example: sendmail, postfix, mail, mutt) using CLI utilities.
    • Schedule jobs to execute in the future using at and cron daemons.
    • Redirect output (for example: piping, redirection).
  • Chapter 3: Configuration
    • Configure client network services and settings (for example: settings for TCP/IP).
    • Configure basic server network services (for example: DNS, DHCP, SAMBA, Apache).
    • Implement basic routing and subnetting (for example: /sbin/route, IP forward statement).
    • Configure the system and perform basic makefile ...s to support compiling applications and drivers.
    • Configure files that are used to mount drives or... (for example: fstab, mtab, SAMBA, nfs, syntax).
    • Implement DNS and describe how it works (for exa....conf, edit /etc/resolv.conf, dig, host, named).
    • Configure a Network Interface Card (NIC) from a command line.
    • Configure Linux printing (for example: CUPS, BSD LPD, SAMBA).
    • Apply basic printer permissions.
    • Configure log files (for example: syslog, remote logfile storage).
    • Configure the X Window system.
    • Set up environment variables (for example: $PATH, $DISPLAY, $TERM, $PROMPT, $PS1).
  • Chapter 4: Security
    • Configure security environment files (for exampl...sts.allow, sudoers, ftpusers, sshd_config, PAM).
    • Delete accounts while maintaining data stored in that user's home directory.
    • Given security requirements, implement appropria...configuration (for example: blowfish 3DES, MD5).
    • Detect symptoms that indicate a machine's securi...files for irregularities or intrusion attempts).
    • Use appropriate access level for login (for example: root level vs user level activities, su, sudo).
    • Set process and special permissions (for example: SUID, GUID).
    • Identify different Linux Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) (for example: Snort, PortSentry).
    • Given security requirements, implement basic IP ...ains (note: requires knowledge of common ports).
    • Implement security auditing for files and authentication.
    • Identify whether a package or file has been corrupted / altered (for example: checksum, Tripwire).
    • Given a set of security requirements, set passwo...example: identify systems not shadow passwords).
    • Identify security vulnerabilities within Linux services.
    • Set up user-level security (for example: limits on logins, memory usage, and processes).
  • Chapter 5: Documentation
    • Establish and monitor system performance baseline (for example: top, sar, vmstat, pstree).
    • Create written procedures for installation, configuration, security, and management.
    • Document installed configuration (for example: i... list, changes -configuration, and maintenance).
    • Troubleshoot errors using systems logs (for example: tail, head, grep).
    • Troubleshoot application errors using application logs (for example: tail, head, grep).
    • Access system documentation and help files (for example: man, info, readme, Web).
  • Chapter 6: Hardware
    • Describe common hardware components and resource... connectors, IRQs, DMA, SCSI, memory addresses).
    • Diagnose hardware issues using Linux tools (for, ifconfig, /dev, live CD rescue disk, dmesg).
    • Identify and configure removable system hardware (for example: PCMCIA, USB, IEEE1394).
    • Configure advanced power management and Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI).
    • Identify and configure mass storage devices and ...example: SCSI, ATAPI, tape, optical recordable).
XK0-002 Course Includes Free Buy
Chapters 1 6
Practice Tests 1 9
Total Questions (inc. quizzes) 30 546
Interactive Quizzes 15 141
Final Test No Yes

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