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Linux Administration (General)

Description:

Our Linux Administration (General) test measures your knowledge of the key issues and concepts of administering in a Linux environment. This is our core Linux Administration test and is focused on the general aspects of Linux that span all Linux variations. Designed for experienced system administrators, this test covers the following topics: Application Management, Configuration and Administration, Installation, Kernel Customization, Networking, Performance and Accounting, Security, and System Monitoring.

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Sample Test
$49.95

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Test Outline

Application Management
Compilation and Installation
Licensing Issues
Troubleshooting
Configuration and Administration
Backup
Daemons
Init and Run Levels
Recovery
Scripting and Automation
Users and Groups
Installation
Boot and Multi-boot
Disk Partitioning, Filesystems, and Quotas
Hardware, Peripherals, and RAID
Setup
Kernel Customization
Configuration
Installation
Patching and Compilation
Networking
Domain Name Service
Internetworking
Mail, ssh, FTP, and Other Network Services
NFS and NIS
Remote Printing
Samba
Web Serving and Proxying
Performance and Accounting
Bottlenecks
Login Accounting
Process Accounting
Security
Authentication
Disk Encryption
Host-based Security
Netfilter
Network-based Security
Vulnerability Testing
System Monitoring
Disk and Memory Usage
Logs
Network Traffic
Processes
Users