Linux system administration

This updated course teaches experienced Linux users how to install and maintain Linux servers in a modern operational environment. It learns the techniques and methods to maintain and troubleshoot Linux servers. Ideal for people who take on the role of Linux System Administrator or a DevOps role. Talking about best practices, monitoring and security considerations with a focus on automation.

This course prepares for LPI Certification Level 1 - Exam 102.


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please let us know.

Intended for

Linux system administrators.


Experience with a Linux system as a user, for example after following the Linux/UNIX fundamentals. You can test for yourself to see if you have enough background by filling out the on-line self-test.

Main topics

  • Advanced Linux installation; automated and network installations
  • Manage system startup and shutdown with systemd
  • System Administration Tools and Manage printers

  • Packag management, Repositories and the building of packages
  • Containers
  • Filesystems internals including ext4, xfs and other filesystems

  • Management of Hard drives, partitions, LVM and RAID
  • Scheduling tools and local and network backup software
  • Kernel compilation and packaging and device drivers

  • Git for sysadmins
  • User Administration and advanced permissions
  • Memory Management and managing logfiles

  • Ansible basics
  • Troubleshooting
  • Managing Linux Security and Tools

Training method

Classroom instruction with exercises.


5 days.

Course leader

Linux Belgium.