Linux for System Administrators

Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Whether you’re looking for expert prep for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration certification, need training to help start a new Linux IT career, transition to Linux from another platform, or you’re just brushing up on your sysadmin skills, this course will teach you what you need to know.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration (LFCS) exam.


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Course Overview

This course gives you the skills and information you need to pass the LFCS exam and work as a professional Linux system administrator.


Course Details

  • Delivery Method: classroom course
  • Duration: 4 days of instructor-led class time
  • Hands-on labs & Assignments
  • Ressources & Course Manual
  • Experience level: Beginner


After the course you will receive a certification of completion


Course Outline

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Linux Filesystem Tree Layout
  • Chapter 3. Processes
  • Chapter 4. Package Management Systems
  • Chapter 5. Package Installers
  • Chapter 6. System Monitoring
  • Chapter 7. Linux Filesystems
  • Chapter 8. Partitioning and Formatting Disks
  • Chapter 9. More on Linux Filesystems
  • Chapter 10. Encrypting Disks
  • Chapter 11. LVM and RAID
  • Chapter 12. Kernel Services and Configuration
  • Chapter 13. Virtualization Overview
  • Chapter 14. Containers Overview
  • Chapter 15. User and Group Account Management
  • Chapter 16. Networking
  • Chapter 17. Firewalls
  • Chapter 18. System Startup and Shutdown
  • Chapter 19. Backup and Recovery Methods
  • Chapter 20. Linux Security Modules
  • Chapter 21. Local System Security
  • Chapter 22. Basic Troubleshooting and System Rescue



This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and abilities to work as a professional Linux system administrator. Students should have basic knowledge of Linux and its most common utilities and text editors.