Programming & Development

CompTIA Linux+ Certification (Exam XKO-004)


The Official CompTIA® Linux+® courseware builds on your existing experience with systems operations and administration to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation. This course will also prepare you for the Exam XKO-004.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for IT professionals whose primary job responsibility is the management of servers and other devices running the Linux operating system. A typical student in this course should have at least nine months of hands-on Linux experience and at least one and a half years of IT experience in other computing environments. The target student should wish to expand their skillset to support their career in Linux system administration and operation. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Linux+ certification and who want to prepare for Exam XK0-004. The Linux+ certification can validate the student’s understanding and skill in configuring, monitoring, and supporting Linux systems.

Course Objectives
In this course, you will configure, operate, and troubleshoot Linux systems. You will:
Perform basic Linux tasks.
Manage users and groups.
Manage permissions and ownership.
Manage storage.
Manage files and directories.
Manage kernel modules.
Manage the Linux boot process.
Manage system components.
Manage devices.
Manage networking.
Manage packages and software.
Secure Linux systems.
Write and execute Bash shell scripts.
Automate tasks.
Plan and perform a Linux installation.

Course Outline:

Identify the History and Development of Linux
Enter Shell Commands
Get Help Using Linux
Assume Superuser Privileges
Create, Modify, and Delete Users
Create, Modify, and Delete Groups
Query Users and Groups
Configure Account Profiles
Modify File and Directory Permissions
Modify File and Directory Ownership
Configure Special Permissions and Attributes
Troubleshoot Permissions Issues
Create Partitions
Manage Logical Volumes
Mount File Systems
Manage File Systems
Navigate the Linux Directory Structure
Troubleshoot Storage Issues
Create and Edit Text Files
Search for Files
Perform Operations on Files and Directories
Process Text Files
Manipulate File Output
Explore the Linux Kernel
Install and Configure Kernel Modules
Monitor Kernel Modules
Configure Linux Boot Components
Configure GRUB 2
Configure Localization Options
Configure GUIs
Manage Services
Troubleshoot Process Issues
Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Issues
Identify the Types of Linux Devices
Configure Devices
Monitor Devices
Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Identify TCP/IP Fundamentals
Identify Linux Server Roles
Connect to a Network
Configure DHCP and DNS Client Services
Configure Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
Troubleshoot Networking Issues
Identify Package Managers
Manage RPM Packages with YUM
Manage Debian Packages with APT
Configure Repositories
Acquire Software
Build Software from Source Code
Troubleshoot Software Dependency Issues
Implement Cybersecurity Best Practices
Implement Identity and Access Management Methods
Configure SELinux or AppArmor
Configure Firewalls
Implement Logging Services
Back Up, Restore, and Verify Data
Customize the Bash Shell Environment
Identify Scripting and Programming Fundamentals
Write and Execute a Simple Bash Script
Incorporate Control Statements in Bash Scripts
Schedule Jobs
Implement Version Control Using Git
Identify Orchestration Concepts
Prepare for Linux Installation
Perform the Installation

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