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CompTIA Linux+

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OVERVIEW

CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills administrators need to secure the enterprise, power the cloud and keep systems running. The new certification ensures that IT professionals, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems. This course will prepare you to take the Linux+ Certification Exam (XK0-005). This course may earn you a Credly badge.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After course completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe history and features of Linux
  • Manage files and directories
  • Describe foundational concepts of documentation
  • Describe foundational concepts of troubleshooting
  • Implement identity management
  • Configure and execute remote connectivity for system management
  • Analyze and troubleshoot user access and file permissions
  • Apply the appropriate access controls
  • Create simple shell scripts to automate common tasks
  • Build and install software
  • Manage software configurations
  • Summarize Linux fundamentals
  • Use the appropriate networking tools or configuration files
  • Analyze and troubleshoot storage issues
  • Analyze and troubleshoot central processing unit (CPU) and memory issues
  • Configure and use the appropriate processes and services
  • Use of security best practices in a Linux environment
  • Use systemd to diagnose and resolve common problems with a Linux system
  • Analyze and troubleshoot network resource issues
  • Implement and configure firewalls
  • Summarize common infrastructure as code technologies
  • Perform basic version control using Git
  • Perform basic container operations
  • Summarize container, cloud, and orchestration concepts

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is suited for these roles:

  • Linux Administrator
  • Junior Cloud Engineer
  • Junior DevOps Support Engineer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Administrator/ Developer
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Linux Engineer

OTHER PREREQUISITES

It is recommended that prior to taking this course, you have taken CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and have 12 months experience as a Junior Linux Engineer

COURSE OUTLINE

1 - LESSON 1: INTRODUCING LINUX

Topic 1A: Identify Linux Characteristics

Topic 1B: Understand Bash Interaction with Linux

Topic 1C: Use Help in Linux

Topic 1D: Identify the Linux Troubleshooting Methodology

2 - LESSON 2: ADMINISTERING USERS AND GROUPS

Topic 2A: Manage User Accounts

Topic 2B: Manage Group Accounts

Topic 2C: Configure Privilege Escalation

Topic 2D: Troubleshoot User and Group Issues

3 - LESSON 3: CONFIGURING PERMISSIONS

Topic 3A: Configure Standard Linux Permissions

Topic 3B: Configure Special Linux Permissions

Topic 3C: Configure Access Control Lists

4 - LESSON 4: IMPLEMENTING FILE MANAGEMENT

Topic 4A: Understand the Linux File System

Topic 4B: Use File Management Commands

Topic 4C: Find File Locations

5 - LESSON 5: AUTHORING TEXT FILES

Topic 5A: Edit Text Files

Topic 5B: Manage Text Files

6 - LESSON 6: MANAGING SOFTWARE

Topic 6A: Understand Software Management

Topic 6B: Manage RPM Software Packages and Repositories

Topic 6C: Manage Debian-based Software Packages and Repositories

Topic 6D: Compile from Source Code

Topic 6E: Acquire Software

Topic 6F: Run Software in a Sandbox

7 - LESSON 7: ADMINISTERING STORAGE

Topic 7A: Understand Storage

Topic 7B: Deploy Storage

Topic 7C: Manage Other Storage Options

Topic 7D:Troubleshoot Storage

8 - LESSON 8: MANAGING DEVICES, PROCESSES, MEMORY, AND THE KERNEL

Topic 8A: Gather Hardware Information

Topic 8B: Manage Processes

Topic 8C: Manage Memory

Topic 8D: Manage the Linux Kernel

9 - LESSON 9: MANAGING SERVICES

Topic 9A: Manage System Services

Topic 9B: Configure Common System Services

Topic 9C: Configure Localization Settings

10 - LESSON 10: CONFIGURING NETWORK SETTINGS

Topic 10A: Understand Network Fundamentals

Topic 10B: Manage Network Settings

Topic 10C: Configure Remote Administrative Access

Topic 10D: Troubleshoot the Network

11 - LESSON 11: CONFIGURING NETWORK SECURITY

Topic 11A: Configure the Firewall

Topic 11B: Monitor Network Traffic

12 - LESSON 12: MANAGING LINUX SECURITY

Topic 12A: Harden a Linux System

Topic 12B: Manage Certificates

Topic 12C: Understand Authentication

Topic 12D: Configure SELinux or AppArmor

13 - LESSON 13: IMPLEMENTING SIMPLE SCRIPTS

Topic 13A: Understand Bash Scripting Basics

Topic 13B: Use Shell Script Elements

Topic 13C: Implement Scripts with Logical Controls

14 - LESSON 14: USING INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE

Topic 14A: Understand Infrastructure as Code

Topic 14B: Implement Orchestration

Topic 14C: Manage Version Control with Git

15 - LESSON 15: MANAGING CONTAINERS IN LINUX

Topic 15A: Understand Containers

Topic 15B: Deploy Containers

Topic 15C: Understand Virtualization Concepts

16 - LESSON 16: INSTALLING LINUX

Topic 16A: The Linux Boot Process

Topic 16B: Modify Boot Settings

Topic 16C: Deploy Linux

Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

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