Linux system administration

This course teaches experienced Linux users how to install and maintain Linux servers in an operational environment. It teaches the techniques and methods to maintain and troubleshoot Linux servers. Ideal for people who take on the role of Linux System Administrator. Talking about best practices and security considerations.

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 contact ABIS.

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 (network installation)
  • System administration tools
  • Packaging
  • X Window system
  • Character Devices, PC-card and USB
  • Management of hard drives, partitions, LVM and RAID
  • Filesystems
  • Kernel compilation
  • Memory management
  • Scheduling
  • Backup and restore
  • User management
  • User-level security
  • Logging
  • Printers
  • Troubleshooting
  • Policies and procedures
  • Security issues

Training method

Classroom instruction with exercises.


5 days.

Course leader

Linux Belgium.