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LFS201x: Linux System Administration Essentials

Linux Foundation via edX

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Overview

Linux professionals are in high demand with >50K open jobs today. 97% of hiring managers want Linux talent because Linux is the #1 Internet, Cloud, mobile and CE OS.

Show employers you have the skills and the knowledge to be a top sysadmin with the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS).

This Linux course is for those just starting their career in IT as well as professionals with experience on other operating systems who want to add Linux to their portfolio.

This sysadmin course will help you develop the fundamental skills that employers look for in entry level Linux System Administrators by focusing heavily on hands-on practice via nearly 100 lab exercises.

Entry level certification is the best way for candidates who are new to Linux to show their capability. After finishing the course on edX, learners will be able to register for LFCS Exam for free. You will then have 12 months to complete the exam from registration date. You can also take advantage of a free exam retake, if needed.

Topics covered in the course include:

System startup and kernel basics
Working with disks and filesystems
Process management and system monitoring
Package management systems
User and Group permissions
Security and authentication
Network addresses and devices
Troubleshooting and system rescue

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