117-201 : Advance Level Linux Professional (Course & Lab)

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This book picks up where my LPIC - 1 Study Guide left off, providing the knowledge you need up to a proficiency level sufficient to pass the LPIC - 2 201 exam. Even if you don't plan to take the LPIC - 2 exams, this book can be a useful tutorial and reference for intermediate Linux topics. Additional Labs are also included with this complete course to make it easier for the user to prepare for the exam.
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Advance Level Linux Professional (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 9781616915834
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Here's what you will get

The LPIC-2 201 exam is based on the revised objectives as published by LPI in October 2013. The 117-201 exam is a required part of LPI's Advanced Level Linux Certification which comprises of 2 exams. The exam audience includes IT professionals using the Linux operating system and its associated tools. The exam is meant to certify that an individual has the skills necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux system and is familiar with Linux - specific concepts and basic hardware.

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Pre-assessment Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessment Questions
Performance based lab
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 173
Where do I take the exam?

The 117-201 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Pearson: Click here to find a testing center near you.

You must provide your LPI ID to the test centers when registering for an exam. If you do not provide your LPI ID, your exam may not get loaded. You can register for an LPI ID from here.

What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of multiple-choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

LPI has the following pre-requisites for LPIC-2 certification:

  • You must have an active LPIC-1 certification to achieve LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order.
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 200-800)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 117-201 examination, LPI's retake policy is:

  • You must wait one week before re-taking the exam.
  • If you fail LPI exam the second (and subsequent) time, you must wait 30 days before re-taking the exam.
  • If you have already passed an LPI exam, you may not retake that exam for at least two years.
What is the validity of the certification? Advanced Level Linux Certification expires 5 years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. LPI highly recommends the recertification after two years from the date of the certification designation to retain a current certification status. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 117-201-complete-v1, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Network Administrator
  • Linux Developer
  • Linux Administrator

Here's what you will learn

  • Measure and Troubleshoot Resource Usage
  • Predict future resource needs
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Exploring the Boot Process
  • Booting Linux
  • Customizing System Startup
  • Compile and Install Programs from Source
  • Notify Users of System-Related Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding the Kernel
  • Preparing a Kernel
  • Compiling a Kernel
  • Managing Kernel Modules at Runtime
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Making Filesystems Available
  • Maintaining Filesystems
  • Managing Optical Discs
  • Managing Devices with udev
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Partitioning Disks
  • Configuring RAID
  • Configuring Logical Volume Manager
  • Tuning Disk Access
  • Backing Up and Restoring a Computer
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Performing Basic Network Configuration
  • Setting Additional Network Options
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Displaying the routing table
  • Printing process group ID and session ID
  • Identifying files and commands
  • Determining schedule of cron jobs
  • Creating the symbolic link
  • Viewing resource information
  • Displaying the CPU utilization report
  • Reporting virtual memory statistics
  • Displaying information about active/inactive memory
  • Getting the idle time of a machine
  • Displaying real time CPU usage
  • Booting process for the kernel
  • Adding a service
  • Identifying a daemon name
  • Switching to single-user mode
  • Viewing LILO configuration
  • Assigning a gid
  • Determining the behavior of interactive shells
  • Changing system runlevel
  • Printing the hardware platform information
  • Extracting an archive file
  • Broadcasting a message
  • Compressing files using gzip command
  • Compressing files using bzip command
  • Mounting/unmounting storage devices
  • Displaying messages from the kernel ring buffer
  • Printing the superblock information
  • Setting and displaying the volume name
  • Listing files
  • Displaying the XFS filesystem information
  • Checking consistency of an XFS filesystem
  • Repairing inconsistent XFS filesystems
  • Serializing fsck operations
  • Checking the ext2 filesystem
  • Building a Linux file system
  • Viewing active RAID devices
  • Setting up a set of block devices
  • Moving data between physical volumes
  • Displaying parameters for the caching mode page
  • Requesting identity information
  • Maintaining backup of a hard disk
  • Copying/Syncing files on the same machine
  • Setting up ACLs based on MAC address
  • Enabling a network interface
  • Capturing packets from the eth0 interface
  • Scanning OS information and traceroute
  • Understanding TCP/UDP connection
  • Displaying the kernel's IPv4 network
  • Determining the routers connection