Linux Advanced System Administration (LPI) — A 5 day course

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This instructor led course is designed to teach the advanced administration, including network, security and performance of a Linux Enterprise system.

Targeted to closely follow the official LPI curriculum, this course together with the Linux Essentials and the Linux System Administration course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 qualifications.


On completion of this course the delegate will have in-depth technical knowledge of what is required to administer Linux within the Enterprise. They will have gained practical experience of configuring administrative, networking and security aspects of a Linux Enterprise system to an advanced level. The delegate will posses the essential knowledge required to study towards achieving the LPI certifications. The delegate will have knowledge in all, and practise in some, of the following:


Course Introduction

Network Installation of Linux

Advanced Network Configuration and Troubleshooting




The Domain Name Server

Network Intergration Service (NIS)

Securing Linux

Firewall Configuration

Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)

Bachup and Restore

Kernel Compliation and Installation

Compiling Software from Source

System Monitoring and Performance Management

Hardware Configuration


Shell Scripting Development

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 28 February 2021, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £1695 (+VAT)

Suitable For

This course is suitable for Linux System Administrators who need to acquire advanced administration knowledge of the key administrative, networking and security tasks required on Linux within the Enterprise.


Experience of administering Linux in an Enterprise environment to the level covered in the Linux System Administration course.

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This course will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 certifications. Together with the Linux Essentials and the Linux System Administration course, this course is suitable for delegates intending to sit the LPI 101, LPI 102, LPI 201 and LPI 202 examinations.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The LINUX website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.