Class Details

CompTIA Linux+ Training Course Price: $2,395

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This five day Linux+ training course instructs professionals on the most current vendor-neutral skills and knowledge of the Linux Operating System. This training can be taken either in-person or through our live virtual classroom. This course is intended to help IT, System and Network professionals begin or further their careers by teaching them to effectively install, configure and maintain a Linux workstation and work within the command line.

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Course Includes:

  • 5-Day Training with a Linux+ Certified Instructor & CompTIA Platinum Partner Training Center 
  • Linux+ Courseware 
  • Linux+ Labs During Class and Onsite Practice Can Be Scheduled Up to 6 Months After Class 
  • Online Mentoring (6 Months) 
  • Pre and Post Assessments
  • Linux+ Onsite Exam Scheduling 
  • Linux+ Exam Voucher with Second Chance Voucher Included 
  • Can Apply Linux+ Certification to Achieve LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 Certfications 
  • Certificate of Completion for up to 40 CEUs/CPEs to be used toward renewing relevant certifcations Linux+ 
  • Course Retake Guarantee 
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Save up to 30% off AVIS car rentals
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

Course Outline

Part One: System Tools

  • Module 1 
    • Preparing Your Environment
    • Setting Up a Learning Space 
    • Exploring Linux Distributions 
    • Locating a Terminal 
  • Module 2
    • Sifting Through Services 
    • What is a Linux Server?
    • Serving the Basics
    • Serving Local Networks 
    • Implementing Security
    •  Improving Performance
  •  Module 3 
    • Managing Files, Directories, and Text
    •  Handling Files and Directories
    • Linking Files and Directories 
    • Reading Files 
    • Finding Information 
  • Module 4 
    • Searching and Analyzing Text 
    • Processing Text Files 
    • Redirecting Input and Output
    • Editing Text Files 

Part Two: System Configuration

  • Module 5 
    • Explaining the Boot Process 
    • The Linux Boot Process
    • The Firmware Startup 
    • Linux Bootloaders 
    • System Recovery
  • Module 6 
    • Maintaining System Startup and Services 
    • Looking at init 
    • Managing systemd Systems 
    • Managing SysV init Systems
    • Digging Deeper into systemd 
  • Module 7 
    • Configuring Network Connections 
    • Configuring Network Features
    • Basic Network Troubleshooting 
    • Advanced Network Troubleshooting 
  • Module 8
    • Comparing GUIs 
    • Focusing on the GUI 
    • Serving Up the GUI 
    • Using Remote Desktops
    • Forwarding 
  • Module 9 
    • Adjusting Localization Options 
    • Understanding Localization
    • Setting Your Locale
    • Looking at Time 

Part Three: System Management 

  • Module 10
    • Administering Users and Groups 
    • Managing User Accounts 
    • Managing Groups 
    • Setting Up the Environment 
    • Querying Users 
    • Managing Disk Space Usage
  • Module 11 
    • Handling Storage 
    • Storage Basics 
    • Partitioning Tools
    • Understanding Filesystems 
    • Formatting Filesystems 
    • Mounting Filesystems 329 Managing Filesystems 331 Storage Alternatives
  • Module 12 
    • Protecting Files
    • Understanding Backup Types 
    • Looking at Compression Methods 
    • Comparing Archive and Restore Utilities 
    • Securing Offsite/Off-System Backups 
    • Checking Backup Integrity 
  • Module 13 
    • Governing Software 
    • Working with Source Code 
    • Packaging Applications 
  • Module 14
    • Tending Kernel Modules 
    • Exploring Kernel Modules 
    • Installing Kernel Modules
    • Removing Kernel Modules

Part Four: System Security

  • Module 15
    • Applying Ownership and Permissions
    • Looking at File and Directory Permissions 
    • Access Control Lists
    • Context-Based Permissions
    • Understanding Linux User Types
    • Restricting Users 
  • Module 16 
    • Looking at Access and Authentication Methods 
    • Getting to Know PAM 
    • Exploring PKI Concepts 
    • Using SSH
    • Using VPN as a Client
  • Module 17 
    • Implementing Logging Services 
    • Understanding the Importance of Logging 
    • Basic Logging Using rsyslog
    • Journaling with systemd-journald
  • Module 18 
    • Overseeing Linux Firewalls
    • Providing Access Control 
    • Looking at Firewall Technologies 
    • Forwarding IP Packets
    • Dynamically Setting Rules 
  • Module 19 
    • Embracing Best Security Practices
    • User Security 
    • System Security 
    • Network Security

Part Five: Troubleshooting Your System

  • Module 20 
    • Analyzing System Properties and Remediation
    • Troubleshooting the Network
    • Troubleshooting Storage Issues
    • Troubleshooting the CPU
    • Troubleshooting Memory 
    • Surviving a Lost root Password 
  • Module 21 
    • Optimizing Performance 
    • Looking at Processes 
    • Monitoring Processes in Real Time
    • Managing Processes
  • Module 22 
    • Investigating User Issues 
    • Troubleshooting Access 
    • Examining File Obstacles 
    • Exploring Environment and Shell Issues 
  • Module 23 
    • Dealing with Linux Devices
    • Communicating with Linux Devices 
    • Working with Devices
    • Using Hot Pluggable Devices 
  • Module 24 
    • Troubleshooting Application and Hardware Issues
    • Dealing with Storage Problems
    • Uncovering Application Permission Issues 
    • Analyzing Application Dependencies 
    • Looking at SELinux Context Violations 
    • Exploring Firewall Blockages 
    • Troubleshooting Additional Hardware Issues 

Part Six: Automating Your System

  • Module 25 
    • Deploying Bash Scripts 
    • The Basics of Shell Scripting 
    • Advanced Shell Scripting 
    • Writing Script Programs 
  • Module 26 
    • Automating Jobs 
    • Running Scripts in Background Mode 
    • Running Scripts Without a Console 
    • Sending Signals
    • Job Control 
    • Running Like Clockwork 
  • Module 27 
    • Controlling Versions with Git 
    • Understanding Version Control 
    • Setting Up Your Git Environment
    • Committing with Git 
    • Merging Versions

Part Seven: Realizing Virtual and Cloud Environments

  • Module 28 
    • Understanding Cloud and Virtualization Concepts
    • Considering Cloud Services 
    • Understanding Virtualization 
    • Exploring Containers 
  • Module 29 
    • Inspecting Cloud and Virtualization Services
    • Focusing on VM Tools
    • Understanding Bootstrapping 
    • Exploring Storage Issues 
    • Considering Network Configurations
  •  Module 30 
    • Orchestrating the Environment
    • Understanding Orchestration Concepts 
    • Provisioning the Data Center
    • Looking at Container Orchestration Engines

Objectives

  • Learning the Linux Command Line
  • Software Management
  • Hardware Configuration
  • File Management
  • Booting Linux and File Editing
  • Configuration of X Window System, Localization and Printing
  • Linux System Administration
  • Network Configuration in Linux
  • Scripts, Email and Databases
  • Security in Linux Systems

Class Exam

Exam XK0-004: CompTIA Linux+

Objectives:

  • Hardware and System Configuration (21%)
  • Systems Operation and Maintenance (26%)
  • Security (19%)
  • Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics (20%)
  • Automation and Scripting (14%)

Details:

  • Number of Questions: Maximum of 90
  • Passing Score: 720 on scale of 100-900
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Format: multiple choice and performance-based
  • Delivery: Pearson VUE

Phoenix TS is an authorized testing center for Pearson VUE and Prometric exams. To schedule exams, visit the Pearson VUE or Prometric websites or call us at (240) 667-7757. 

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