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LPIC 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide Exam 201 and 202 Second Edition (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616919252

Pass the LPI LPIC 2 201-400 and 202-400 certification exam with the LPIC 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exam 201 and 202 course and lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course, or training. The course and lab completely cover the LPIC 201-400 and 202-400 exam objectives and include topics such as Linux Kernel, System Startup, File System and Devices, and so on.

To get the LPIC-2 certification, candidate should have an active LPIC-1 certification. The LPIC-2 is the second certification in the multi-level certification program of LPI. To earn the LPIC-2 certification, you need to pass two exams: 201 and 202.

  • LPIC-201 Exam: This exam covers topics such as advanced storage device administration, capacity planning, file system and devices; Linux kernel, system startup, networking configuration, and system maintenance.
  • LPIC-202 Exam: This exam covers topics such as Web services, file sharing, domain name server, network client management, e-mail services, and system security.

Pre Assessment Questions
Performance lab
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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? The LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order. However, the candidate should have an active LPIC-1 certification to get LPIC-2 certification.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 200
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice and fill in the blanks
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 500

(on a scale of 0-800)

What is the exam's retake policy?

The retake policy is as follows:

  • Anyone who takes an LPI exam once must wait one week before re-taking.
  • Anyone who takes an LPI exam a second (and subsequent) time must wait 30 days before re-taking.
  • Anyone who passes an LPI exam may not retake that exam for at least two years.
What is the validity of the certification? Five years
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 201-400-202-400-complete, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Linux Developer
  • Linux Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • The Linux Boot Process
  • The Firmware Startup
  • Linux Bootloaders
  • Process Initialization
  • System Recovery
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Keeping Users Informed
  • Backing Up the System
  • Installing Programs from Source
  • Managing Resource Usage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • What Is the Kernel?
  • Compiling a Kernel
  • Maintaining the Kernel
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Operating the Linux Filesystem
  • Exploring Additional Filesystem Topics
  • Maintaining Linux Filesystems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring RAID
  • Adjusting Storage Devices
  • Managing Logical Volumes
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Networking Basics
  • Configuring Network Features
  • Basic Network Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Network Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • The Linux Mail System
  • Email Protocols
  • Using Email Servers
  • Local Email Delivery
  • Remote Email Delivery
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring a DNS Server
  • Creating and Maintaining DNS Zones
  • Securing a DNS Server
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • What Is a Web Server?
  • The Apache Web Server
  • Using a Proxy Server
  • The Nginx Server
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Looking at Samba
  • Looking at NFS
  • Looking at FTP Servers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Assigning Network Addresses
  • Authentication Service
  • Network Directories
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Server Network Security
  • Connecting Securely to a Server
  • Security Resources
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Viewing boot messages
  • Configuring bootloaders
  • Modifying runlevels for programs on Debian-based distros
  • Managing services in Upstart
  • Modifying runlevels for programs on RPM-based distros
  • Controlling services and targets
  • Sending messages
  • Creating backups - Part 1
  • Creating backups - Part 2
  • Copying files using dd
  • Monitoring the network
  • Measuring CPU and process status
  • Generating an initial RAM disk file - Part 1
  • Generating an initial RAM disk file - Part 2
  • Loading kernel modules - Part 1
  • Loading kernel modules - Part 2
  • Viewing PCI information
  • Viewing the kernel version
  • Viewing information using files
  • Attaching filesystems
  • Making a filesystem
  • Viewing block devices
  • Creating a swap partition
  • Adjusting filesystem parameters
  • Using the SMART utility
  • Getting device parameters
  • Creating a logical volume
  • Working with logical volumes
  • Viewing the network interface configuration
  • Viewing ARP cache
  • Testing network connectivity by sending packets
  • Viewing information about hosts
  • Viewing open network connections
  • Dumping network traffic
  • Connecting to a SMTP server
  • Managing Dovecot
  • Administering Dovecot
  • Dumping Dovecot configuration
  • Getting to know BIND
  • Using rndc
  • Performing DNS lookups
  • Controlling the Apache server
  • Managing user files for authentication
  • Using SSL encryption
  • Studying the main OpenSSL config file
  • Getting to know Squid
  • Sending messages to smbd
  • Reporting Samba connections
  • Checking smb.conf
  • Viewing Samba configuration files
  • Exporting filesystem to remote servers
  • Getting to know vsftpd
  • Manipulating the ARP cache
  • Using slapd
  • Using OpenLDAP utilities
  • Scanning ports
  • Using IDS utilities
  • Processing network packets using chains
  • Using SSH login