Course: Linux Professional Institute: Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1) Exam 102-500

$277.09 incl. vat


duration: 20 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this Linux training course you will learn to perform system administration for a Linux installation. On conclusion you will be ready to take the exams for the LPIC-1 certification.

Among the topics covered are security, user management, groups, printing in Linux, the kernel, Linux in your network, Apache on Linux and far more.

This training course is not oriented towards a specific Linux distribution. You will learn the general skills to achieve the second exam of the Junior Level Linux Professional quality certificate.


After completing this training course you can perform system administration for a Linux system independently.


You must have completed the LPIC Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1) Exam 101-500 successfully.

Target audience

System Administrator, Network Administrator, Helpdesk Operator


Linux Professional Institute: Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1) Exam 102-500

20 hours

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Customize and Use the Linux Shell Environment

  • sequence the steps to write a shell script
  • recognize how to run a script
  • write and test a simple script in Bash
  • recognize how to work with global and user profiles in Linux
  • recognize how to assign a value to a variable
  • describe special variable references
  • describe the elements of a looping statement
  • identify the case statement to use in a given scenario
  • identify the if statement to use in a given scenario
  • recognize how to test file properties
  • recognize how to combine test commands
  • recognize how to assign script permissions
  • recognize how to use common SQL commands
  • write and test an advanced script in BASH
  • use common SQL commands

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: User Interfaces and Desktops

  • describe the considerations involved in configuring X
  • allow remote access to the X server
  • recognize how to configure display manager
  • identify how remote access to the display manager is configured
  • understand the accessibility options available in Linux
  • describe how to configure X for use
  • describe how to make Linux systems accessible in given scenarios

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Manage Users and Groups Accounts and Jobs in Linux

  • create and modify a user account in Linux
  • identify best practices for Linux account security
  • recognize the key commands for managing account security in Linux
  • create and modify user accounts
  • schedule jobs in Linux using the at command
  • schedule jobs in Linux using the cron daemon
  • use at and cron to schedule tasks

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Essential Linux System Services

  • configure time zone settings on a Linux system
  • match key NTP concepts to their descriptions
  • recognize how basic NTP configuration is performed
  • describe the characteristics of Linux system logs
  • describe how to work with the /etc/syslog.conf file and its associated message logs
  • set time zones on a Linux system
  • describe the key considerations involved in NTP configuration
  • work with logging files
  • match the MTAs to their descriptions
  • manage sendmail configuration files
  • redirect mail in a given scenario
  • manage the mail queue in a given scenario
  • recognize how to troubleshoot common printer problems
  • manage print queues in a given scenario
  • describe how lpd files are managed
  • match the elements that make up the CUPS process to their descriptions
  • describe how to use CUPS administer printers
  • manage mail in Linux
  • recognize how to manage printers in Linux

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Linux Networking Fundamentals

  • match each class of IP address to its use
  • calculate the number of subnets and hosts per subnet
  • describe the TCP/IP network management commands
  • add an IPv6 address and configure an IPv6 route
  • manage TCP/IP in Linux
  • activate a network interface
  • recognize how you can use the ifconfig utility
  • identify the contents of the main network configuration files
  • perform basic network configuration tasks

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Basic Linux network troubleshooting

  • view routing tables
  • describe how to configure the routing table in a given scenario
  • monitor and troubleshoot a TCP/IP network using Linux tools
  • propose solutions for different network issues
  • describe the features of DNS
  • describe how name servers operate
  • identify the options available to troubleshooting DNS related issues
  • recognize how to manage DNS services

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Linux Security

  • describe the considerations involved in configuring file access permissions
  • describe how to secure files and audits
  • determine what commands can be run using sudo
  • describe the key features of a strong password policy
  • recognize how to use PAM to set limits on the system resources users can obtain
  • use the Linux password file to manage access
  • recognize how to enable shadowing
  • run commands as a different account user
  • use Linux password features
  • discover open ports on a system
  • describe how to deal with unused servers
  • identify the primary function of TCP wrappers
  • recognize the options for configuring access control files
  • discover open ports and unused servers on a system
  • describe how TCP wrappers are used

Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Linux Encryption

  • describe the characteristics of Secure Shell
  • recognize the characteristics of the /etc/ssh/ssh_config file
  • run an SSH session
  • configure port tunneling
  • export and import keys
  • encrypt files using GnuPG
  • decrypt files using GnuPG
  • use Linux's encryption features to secure data

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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