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Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE)

Video Description

10 Hours of Video Instruction with hands-on labs and practice exam content

Overview

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) Complete Video Course has 10 hours of comprehensive video training–which includes whiteboard concept teaching, live CLI work, screencast teaching, hands-on labs, and practice exam walkthroughs–so you have everything you need to study for and pass the LFCE exam. This course will give you practical and reliable training so you get all the information you need to pass the LFCE exam, as well as the real-world experience you need to fully understand concepts and practice your skills.

Description

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) Complete Video Course gives you everything you need to prepare for and pass the LFCE exam. This comprehensive training includes
  • More than 10 hours of videos
  • Whiteboard instruction to help you grasp difficult concepts
  • CLI instruction so you can see Linux in action
  • Labs so you can practice your skills, plus solution videos so you can then compare your work to the author's

This engaging, self-paced video training solution provides learners with 10 hours of personal visual instruction from an expert trainer with more than 20 years of practical Linux teaching experience. Through the use of topic-focused instructional videos, you will gain an in-depth understanding of all topics on the LFCE exam, as well as a deeper understanding of Linux. The combination of video and labs is a unique offering that gives you a full toolkit to learn and excel on your exam.

Topics include the following:
Module 1: Managing Networking
Module 2: Managing File Services
Module 3: Managing Web Services
Module 4: Managing Mail Services
Module 5: Managing Infrastructure Services

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux-related topics and many articles for Linux publications around the world. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he specializes in Linux High Availability solutions and performance optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com.

For more information about RHAT certification and additional resources, visit the author's RHAT Certification page.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate
What You Will Learn
  • Key concepts for all the objectives on the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam
Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience:
  • Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) certification candidates
Secondary audience:
  • Anyone interested in learning about advanced Linux administration tasks
  • Linux engineers who are interested in learning more about Linux
  • Junior system administrators who want to deepen their skills
  • Administrators currently administering UNIX systems and developers who write software for Linux
Course Requirements
  • The ideal target student has knowledge at an LFCS level or similar (LPIC-1, RHCSA)

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Introduction 00:01:57
  2. Module 1: Managing Networking Basics
    1. Module Intro 00:00:37
  3. Lesson 1: Network Administration
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:47
    2. 1.1 Managing Network Configurations with ifconfig or ip 00:04:35
    3. 1.2 Managing Persistent Network Configurations 00:04:52
    4. 1.3 Configuring Static Routing 00:07:52
    5. 1.4 Configuring Dynamic Routing 00:05:12
    6. 1.5 Configuring Generic Network Security 00:06:49
    7. 1.6 Troubleshooting Networking Issues 00:15:31
    8. Lesson 1 Lab: Configuring Networking 00:00:33
    9. Lesson 1 Lab Solution 00:03:26
    10. Summary 00:00:33
  4. Lesson 2: Network Monitoring & Reporting
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:00
    2. 2.1 Monitoring Network Performance 00:06:25
    3. 2.2 Understanding Network Performance Parameters 00:02:43
    4. 2.3 Managing /proc Network Parameters 00:05:39
    5. 2.4 Producing System Reports Using sar 00:03:28
    6. 2.5 Using ss to Monitor Network Service Availability 00:03:20
    7. 2.6 Using nmap to Verify Remote Port Availability 00:06:26
    8. Lesson 2 Lab: Managing Network Monitoring 00:00:30
    9. Lesson 2 Lab Solution 00:01:06
    10. Summary 00:00:19
  5. Lesson 3: Implementing Packet Filtering
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:37
    2. 3.1 Understanding Linux Firewall Solutions 00:01:51
    3. 3.2 Understanding iptables Working 00:04:13
    4. 3.3 Setting up a Basic iptables Configuration 00:10:31
    5. 3.4 Making the iptables Configuration Persistent 00:03:23
    6. 3.5 Configuring iptables NAT 00:10:05
    7. 3.6 Using Logging for iptables Troubleshooting 00:08:09
    8. 3.7 Configuring Port Forwarding in iptables 00:02:58
    9. Lesson 3 Lab: Configuring a Firewall 00:00:40
    10. Lesson 3 Lab Solution 00:00:59
    11. Summary 00:00:39
  6. Lesson 4: Managing Remote Access
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:40
    2. 4.1 An Introduction to Cryptography 00:06:04
    3. 4.2 Configuring SSH Key Based Authentication 00:05:47
    4. 4.3 Configuring SSH Tunneling and Port Forwarding 00:06:12
    5. 4.4 Optimizing SSH Performance 00:06:44
    6. 4.5 Managing SSH Client Options 00:04:39
    7. 4.6 Transferring Files Securely over the Network 00:07:54
    8. 4.7 Troubleshooting SSH Issues 00:03:15
    9. 4.8 Configuring a VNC Server 00:06:25
    10. Lesson 4 Lab: Managing SSH 00:00:36
    11. Lesson 4 Lab Solution 00:03:11
    12. Summary 00:00:35
  7. Module 2: Managing File Services
    1. Module Intro 00:00:23
  8. Lesson 5: Configuring NFS File Sharing
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:39
    2. 5.1 Understanding NFS 00:02:26
    3. 5.2 Securing NFS with Standard Options 00:03:37
    4. 5.3 Mounting NFS Shares 00:02:36
    5. 5.4 Understanding Kerberized NFS 00:09:54
    6. 5.5 Setting up Kerberized NFS 00:10:08
    7. 5.6 Securing NFS with SELinux 00:04:53
    8. 5.7 Securing NFS with AppArmor 00:01:33
    9. 5.8 Opening the Firewall for NFS Traffic 00:07:20
    10. Lesson 5 Lab: Configuring an NFS Server 00:00:43
    11. Lesson 5 Lab Solution 00:02:57
    12. Summary 00:00:38
  9. Lesson 6: Configuring Samba File Sharing
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:43
    2. 6.1 Understanding Samba 00:03:48
    3. 6.2 Setting up a Basic Samba Server 00:06:20
    4. 6.3 Applying Samba User-based Security 00:04:42
    5. 6.4 Opening the Firewall for Samba Traffic 00:02:49
    6. 6.5 Mounting Samba Shares 00:03:54
    7. 6.6 Securing Samba with SELinux 00:05:23
    8. 6.7 Securing Samba with AppArmor 00:01:28
    9. Lesson 6 Lab: Configuring Samba 00:00:40
    10. Lesson 6 Lab Solution 00:05:09
    11. Summary 00:00:19
  10. Lesson 7: Configuring FTP Servers
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:35
    2. 7.1 Configuring vsftpd for Authenticated FTP 00:04:57
    3. 7.2 Configuring vsftpd as an Anonymous Dropbox 00:04:09
    4. 7.3 Opening the Firewall for FTP Traffic 00:03:29
    5. 7.4 Setting up tftp 00:06:30
    6. 7.5 Securing FTP with SELinux 00:05:49
    7. 7.6 Securing FTP with AppArmor 00:06:16
    8. Lesson 7 Lab: Managing FTP Services 00:00:52
    9. Lesson 7 Lab Solution 00:04:48
    10. Summary 00:00:43
  11. Lesson 8: Setting up Automount
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:27
    2. 8.1 Mounting Network File Systems Persistently 00:01:32
    3. 8.2 Setting up Automount to Mount Network File Systems 00:05:12
    4. Lesson 8 Lab: Managing Automount 00:00:29
    5. Lesson 8 Lab Solution 00:01:57
    6. Summary 00:00:30
  12. Module 3: Managing Web Services
    1. Module Intro 00:00:26
  13. Lesson 9: Managing Apache
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:29
    2. 9.1 Setting up a Basic Web Server 00:06:30
    3. 9.2 Working with Virtual Hosts 00:10:52
    4. 9.3 Applying SELinux Security Settings for Apache 00:05:58
    5. 9.4 Applying AppArmor Security Settings for Apache 00:01:33
    6. 9.5 Managing Apache Log Files 00:02:02
    7. Lesson 9 Lab: Managing Apache Virtual Hosts 00:00:38
    8. Lesson 9 Lab Solution 00:00:57
    9. Summary 00:00:32
  14. Lesson 10: Managing Apache Security Features
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:41
    2. 10.1 Understanding TLS 00:04:43
    3. 10.2 Creating TLS Certificates 00:06:47
    4. 10.3 Securing Apache with TLS 00:07:10
    5. 10.4 Applying Apache Host Based Security Settings 00:03:32
    6. 10.5 Configuring Restricted Apache Directories 00:06:15
    7. Lesson 10 Lab: Configuring TLS Protected Apache 00:00:50
    8. Lesson 10 Lab Solution 00:01:46
    9. Summary 00:00:38
  15. Lesson 11: Managing the Squid Proxy Server
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:38
    2. 11.1 Understanding Squid Proxy Working 00:01:54
    3. 11.2 Configuring Squid for Cache Usage 00:03:07
    4. 11.3 Configuring Browsers to Use Squid 00:01:29
    5. 11.4 Configuring Squid ACLs 00:04:08
    6. Lesson 11 Lab: Managing Squid 00:00:28
    7. Lesson 11 Lab Solution 00:06:28
    8. Summary 00:00:35
  16. Lesson 12: Managing Nginx
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 12.1 Understanding Nginx 00:01:20
    3. 12.2 Setting up an Nginx Server 00:04:34
    4. Lesson 12 Lab: Configuring Nginx 00:00:28
    5. Lesson 12 Lab Solution 00:01:54
    6. Summary 00:00:18
  17. Module 4: Managing Mail Services
    1. Module Intro 00:00:17
  18. Lesson 13: Configuring an SMTP Server
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:45
    2. 13.1 Understanding E-mail Handling 00:03:36
    3. 13.2 Setting up Postfix as a Null-client 00:06:40
    4. 13.3 Setting up Postfix as a Relay Host 00:09:39
    5. 13.4 Opening the Firewall for NFS Traffic 00:01:44
    6. 13.5 Configuring E-mail Aliases 00:02:31
    7. 13.6 Securing SMTP with TLS 00:01:55
    8. 13.7 Restricting Access to a Mail Server 00:01:29
    9. 13.8 Troubleshooting E-mail Handling 00:06:45
    10. Lesson 13 Lab: Configuring SMTP 00:00:26
    11. Lesson 13 Lab Solution 00:03:10
    12. Summary 00:00:32
  19. Lesson 14: Configuring a POP/IMAP Server
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:33
    2. 14.1 Understanding E-mail Reception 00:02:11
    3. 14.2 Configuring Dovecot for POP/IMAP Handling 00:02:00
    4. 14.3 Opening the Firewall for POP and IMAP Traffic 00:01:43
    5. 14.4 Connecting a Client to a Dovecot Server 00:04:01
    6. 14.5 Setting up TLS Secured Pop/IMAP 00:06:45
    7. 14.6 Configuring Dovecot Postfix SASL Authentication 00:03:18
    8. Lesson 14 Lab: Configuring Dovecot 00:00:20
    9. Lesson 14 Lab Solution 00:02:24
    10. Summary 00:00:30
  20. Module 5: Managing Infrastructure Services
    1. Module Intro 00:00:20
  21. Lesson 15: Managing a DNS Server
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:39
    2. 15.1 Understanding DNS Name Resolution 00:03:59
    3. 15.2 Using /etc/hosts and /etc/nsswitch.conf 00:01:33
    4. 15.3 Configuring Unbound as a Cache-only DNS Server 00:07:19
    5. 15.4 Setting up a Master Bind Name Server 00:07:46
    6. 15.5 Using dig for DNS Troubleshooting 00:05:28
    7. 15.6 Opening the Firewall for DNS Traffic 00:01:58
    8. Lesson 15 Lab: Managing DNS 00:00:29
    9. Lesson 15 Lab Solution 00:01:25
    10. Summary 00:00:31
  22. Lesson 16: Managing DHCP
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:40
    2. 16.1 Understanding DHCP 00:02:16
    3. 16.2 Setting up a Basic DHCP Server 00:08:08
    4. 16.3 Opening the Firewall for DHCP Traffic 00:00:51
    5. 16.4 Managing DHCP Leases 00:02:32
    6. 16.5 Troubleshooting DHCP 00:06:18
    7. Lesson 16 Lab: Managing DHCP 00:00:26
    8. Lesson 16 Lab Solution 00:01:08
    9. Summary 00:00:24
  23. Lesson 17: Managing Network Time
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:29
    2. 17.1 Understanding Linux Time 00:02:51
    3. 17.2 Setting up an NTP Server 00:03:26
    4. 17.3 Opening the Firewall for NTP Traffic 00:01:36
    5. 17.4 Configuring NTP Peers 00:02:10
    6. 17.5 Using NTP Client Tools 00:01:45
    7. Lesson 17 Lab: Managing Network Time 00:00:37
    8. Lesson 17 Lab Solution 00:02:15
    9. Summary 00:00:31
  24. Lesson 18: Managing Docker Containers
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:32
    2. 18.1 Understanding Containers 00:03:22
    3. 18.2 Setting up an Environment for Creating Containers 00:01:37
    4. 18.3 Starting Containers from Dockerhub 00:03:19
    5. 18.4 Managing Containers 00:06:43
    6. Lesson 18 Lab: Managing Containers 00:00:27
    7. Lesson 18 Lab Solution 00:00:56
    8. Summary 00:00:23
  25. Lesson 19: Installing an IPA Server
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:33
    2. 19.1 Understanding IPA 00:01:41
    3. 19.2 Setting up FreeIPA 00:07:07
    4. 19.3 Managing Users and Groups in FreeIPA 00:03:30
    5. 19.4 Opening the Firewall for IPA Traffic 00:02:55
    6. 19.5 Joining Servers to an IPA Domain 00:04:04
    7. 19.6 Managing Service Credentials 00:01:38
    8. Lesson 19 Lab: Configuring IPA 00:00:24
    9. Lesson 19 Lab Solution 00:02:30
    10. Summary 00:00:30
  26. Summary
    1. Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Summary 00:00:32