CompTIA's XK0-003

Linu+ 2010

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• 100% Exam Coverage • Interactive E-Book • Pre-Assessment • 0 Practice Questions with Full Explanations • 28 Interactive Quizzes • Test History and Performance Review and Powerful Analytics • Study Planner • Continuously Updated



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XK0-003 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 1: Installation and Configuration
    • Compare and contrast installation sources. Objec...a (CD-ROM, DVD), Network types (HTTP, FTP, NFS).
    • Implement partitioning schemes and filesystem la...ective includes: LVM, RAID, fdisk, parted, mkfs.
    • Explain the purpose for using each of the follow...FS, VFAT, ISO9660), Network (NFS, SMBFS / CIFS).
    • Conduct routine mount and unmount of filesystems. Objective includes: mount, umount, /etc/fstab.
    • Explain the advantages of having a separate part...rectories- /boot, /home, /tmp, /usr, /var, /opt.
    • Explain the purpose of the following, /usr/lib, /usr/lib64, /usr/share, /var/log.
    • Configure the boot process including the followi....conf, /boot/grub/menu.lst, grub-install, grub).
    • Perform the following package management functio...olve dependencies, Add and remove repositories).
    • Configure profile and environment variables syst..., PS2, PATH, EDITOR, TERM, PAGER, HOME, PRINTER.
    • Troubleshoot boot issues using the following too...r), Rescue - live CDs, DVDs and USB keys, dmesg.
    • Manage devices using the following tools. Object...odprobe.conf, Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).
  • Lesson 2: System Maintenance and Operations
    • Given a scenario, use the following fundamental ...uname, common sysctl settings, /etc/sysctl.conf.
    • Conduct basic tasks using BASH. Objective includ...ript), Shell features (history, tab completion).
    • Given a scenario, analyze system and application...nterpreting log files (grep, tail -f, awk, sed).
    • Conduct and manage backup and restore operations..., dd), Write to removable media (CD-RW, DVD-RW).
    • Explain the following features and concepts of X...le (xorg.conf), Terminal emulators (xterm, etc).
    • Explain the difference in runlevels and their pu...figurable, 5 - X11 multi-user mode, 6 - reboot).
    • Manage filesystems
    • Implement task scheduling using the following to...b command syntax, crontab file format, at (atq).
    • Utilize performance monitoring tools and concept...sar, iostat, vmstat, uptime, top), Load average.
  • Lesson 3: Application and Services
    • Manage Linux system services. Objective includes...start, stop, restart), inetd, xinetd, chkconfig.
    • Implement interoperability with Windows. Objecti...mhosts), Security and authentication (Kerberos).
    • Implement, configure and maintain Web and FTP se.../ftpusers, chroot), Configure anonymous access).
    • Given a scenario, explain the purpose of the fol...ices. Objective includes: Tomcat, Apache, Squid.
    • Troubleshoot web-related services using the includes: Commands (curl, wget, ftp, telnet).
    • Given a scenario, troubleshoot common FTP proble... includes: Active vs. passive, ASCII vs. binary.
    • Given a scenario, perform the MySQL administrati...ile, Starting and stopping, Test the connection.
    • Explain the purpose of the given mail services, ...mail), Email aliases (/etc/aliases, newaliases).
    • Deploy and manage CUPS print services. Objective...rinting commands (lpr, lp, lpq, lpstat, cancel).
    • Set up, install, configure and maintain a BIND D...amed), Forward zones, reverse zones, root hints.
    • Perform basic administration of the DHCP server. Objective includes: /etc/dhcpd.conf, dhcpd.leases.
    • Given a scenario, troubleshoot NTP related issue...includes: /etc/ntp.conf, ntpdate, date, ntpq -p.
  • Lesson 4: Networking
    • Identify common networking ports and the associa... 80, 110, 23, 14, 443, 631, 3306, /etc/services.
    • Execute network interface configuration. Objecti...oute, ifup, ifdown, network configuration files.
    • Implement configurations and/or configuration, /etc/nsswitch.conf, /etc/resolv.conf).
    • Explain the different DNS record types and the p..., Root name servers, A, MX, PTR, CNAME, NS, TXT.
    • Troubleshoot basic connectivity issues using the...- netstat, ping, traceroute, arp, telnet, route.
    • Troubleshoot name resolution issues using the following tools- dig, host, nslookup, hostname.
  • Lesson 5: Security
    • Manage and monitor user and group accounts using...etc/skel, /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group).
    • Given a scenario, select the appropriate file pe...pecial permissions (setuid, setgid, sticky bit).
    • Explain the basics of SELinux. Objective includes: Running modes (Enabled, Disabled, Permissive).
    • Given a scenario, implement privilege escalation using the following- sudo, su.

At a Glance

XK0-003 Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 5
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 0
Total Questions 5 0
Interactive Quizzes 1 28

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