Paths

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE)

Author: Anthony Nocentino

In this series, you'll be introduced to objectives that align with the Linux Foundation's LFCE objectives. These courses cover concepts and skills that take you to a greater depth... Read more

Path Courses

These courses cover the objectives and domains contained the Linux Foundations Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.

1

LFCE: Advanced Linux Networking

by Anthony Nocentino

Aug 15, 2016 / 2h 45m

Intermediate • 2h 45m

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Description

Looking to boost your knowledge of Linux networking and abilities as a system administrator? This course, LFCE: Advanced Linux Networking, teaches Linux networking topics that will take your sysadmin skills to the next level. First, you will learn network topologies and the OSI Model. Next, you'll learn how data moves through networks with Internet Protocol, including addressing, subnetting, ARP, DNS and routing packets. Then, you'll learn how to get data to its destination reliably with TCP internals. Finally, you'll learn to troubleshoot network connectivity issues. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Linux networking needed for design and troubleshooting.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 28s
  2. Introduction and Lab Setup
    16m 33s
  3. Network Topology Fundamentals and the OSI Model
    21m 35s
  4. Internet Protocol - Addressing and Subnetting Fundamentals
    24m 48s
  5. Internet Protocol - ARP and DNS Fundamentals
    12m 31s
  6. Internet Protocol - Routing Packets
    20m 5s
  7. Internet Protocol - Routing Packets with Linux
    13m 51s
  8. Investigating TCP Internals
    38m 8s
  9. Troubleshooting Network Issue
    16m 37s
2

LFCE: Advanced Network and System Administration

by Anthony Nocentino

Jan 12, 2017 / 5h 45m

Intermediate • 5h 45m

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Looking to boost your knowledge of Linux abilities as a system administrator? You should keep moving along the LFSA/RHCSA and LFCE/RHCE path. This course, LFCE: Advanced Network and System Administration, introduces you to a deeper level of network and system administration. First, you will look at managing system services with systemd. Next, you will dive deep into system and network performance, where you will learn techniques and tools to monitor system performance. Finally, you will jump into how to manage software on your system and in your data center with advanced packages management and wrap up with sharing data among your systems with NFS and Samba. By the end of this course, you'll know how to really drive the most value out of your Linux systems by providing more advanced network services and keeping your systems online and performing well.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 17s
  2. Introduction and Lab Setup
    12m 15s
  3. Managing Network Services
    1h 6m 12s
  4. Monitoring System Performance
    1h 22m 11s
  5. Advanced Package Management
    1h 7m 26s
  6. Configuring and Managing NFS
    57m 48s
  7. Configuring and Managing Samba
    58m 16s
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LFCE: Network and Host Security

by Anthony Nocentino

Apr 7, 2017 / 2h 40m

Intermediate • 2h 40m

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Looking to boost your knowledge of Linux abilities as a system administrator? This course, LFCE: Advanced Network and System Administration, introduces you to a deeper level of network and system administration. First, you will look at managing system services with systemd. Next, you will dive deep into system and network performance, where you will learn techniques and tools to monitor system performance. Finally, you will jump into how to manage software on your system and in your data center with advanced packages management and wrap up with sharing data among your systems with NFS and Samba. By the end of this course, you'll know how to drive the most value out of your Linux systems by providing advanced network services and keeping your systems online and performing well.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 34s
  2. Introduction and Lab Setup
    15m 4s
  3. Linux Security Concepts and Architectures
    21m 34s
  4. Securing Hosts and Services - iptables and TCP Wrappers
    34m 22s
  5. Securing Hosts and Services - firewalld
    35m 4s
  6. Remote Access - OpenSSH
    21m 6s
  7. Remote Access - Tools and Techniques
    31m 51s
4

LFCE: Linux Service Management - HTTP Services

by Anthony Nocentino

Sep 29, 2017 / 2h 10m

Intermediate • 2h 10m

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Have you ever thought about how the internet works? And how to set up an Apache web server? In this course, LFCE: Linux Service Management - HTTP Services, you'll be introduced to internet architecture and HTTP services, allowing you to install, configure, and manage HTTP services in Apache. First, you'll learn about the internet's architecture and the domain name system DNS. Next, you'll explore how to install and configure Apache. Then once Apache is installed, you'll discover how to secure it with server certificates and access controls. Finally, you'll learn how to configure Apache logging. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary skills and knowledge to install and configure HTTP services with Apache.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 39s
  2. Introduction and Lab Setup
    7m 28s
  3. Internet Architecture and Domain Name System
    19m 26s
  4. Installing and Configuring HTTP Services with Apache
    46m 17s
  5. Implementing Security Services with Apache
    36m 33s
  6. Troubleshooting and Logging in Apache
    18m 57s
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LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced HTTP Services

by Anthony Nocentino

Feb 16, 2018 / 2h 27m

Intermediate • 2h 27m

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More and more it is becoming essential to boost the performance and functionality of your production web site to meet the needs of clients. In this course, LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced HTTP Services you'll take your LINUX sysadmin skills to the next level and get started on your LFSA/RHCSA and LFCE/RHCE path. First, this course dives deep into HTTP services so you can provide high performance HTTP based services at scale. Next, you’ll start off on the client side and look at providing security and performance using Squid proxy server. Finally, you'll switch to the server side and look at httpd modules, configuring proxying, and caching for httpd services. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to boost the performance and functionality of your web site through important Linux skills.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 32s
  2. Introduction and Lab Setup
    15m 27s
  3. Building Scalable Internet Architectures
    28m 49s
  4. Installing and Configuring Squid Proxy Server
    48m 18s
  5. Configuring Advanced HTTP Services: Apache Modules
    34m 15s
  6. Configuring Proxying and Caching for HTTP Services
    18m 54s
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LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced Email Services

by Anthony Nocentino

May 19, 2018 / 1h 28m

Intermediate • 1h 28m

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Take your Linux sysadmin skills to the next level and get started on your LFSA/RHCSA or LFCE/RHCE path. In this course, LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced Email Services, you will dive into learning about SMTP services so you can provide a reliable and secure messaging platform for your systems. First, you will learn common email architectures. Next, you will discover how to implement email services with Postfix, a common email server. Finally, you will explore common mail scenarios, including how to secure email relay services and provide client’s access to email with IMAP. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of email services needed to enable messaging in your Linux based environment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 19s
  2. Introduction
    14m 51s
  3. Understanding Email Architecture
    16m 55s
  4. Implementing Email Services
    20m 47s
  5. Configuring and Securing Email Services
    34m 57s

What you will learn

  • Configuring and monitoring Linux network administration
  • Configuring and managing Linux network file systems and file services
  • Configuring Linux network security
  • Configuring Linux remote access
  • Configuring and handling Linux HTTP services
  • Configuring and managing Linux email services

Pre-requisites

It's highly recommend that viewers have competency in the skills covered in the Linux Foundation Certified Adminstrator (LFCS) path.