LPIC-1 102 Linux certification - Linux Networking (5 of 6)

With this fifth course in our Linux Server Professional LPIC-1 certification series, you will learn about network configuration and management, including the basics of TCP/IP, effective IP addressing, network protocols, and ports. You will also learn about how to properly set up DNS client services, aliases and hosts, and network interfaces using the ifconfig tool and its replacement, ip. Perhaps most important of all, you will discover some of Linux's powerful network troubleshooting tools, like netstat, netcat, and traceroute.

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This is the fifth of the sixth courses preparing you for the LPIC-1 Linux Server Professional certification exam 102. With this course we turn our attention to network management. We'll learn about many of the basic of TCPIP, including configuring and maintaining effective IP addressing, network protocols and ports.

We'll also learn about the IF config tool and it's eventual replacement, IP, and learn to setup DNS client services, aliases and hosts. Finally, we'll be introduced to some of Linux's powerful network troubleshooting tools, like netstat, netcat and traceroute. Once you finish this course, there will be only one more to complete the LPIC-1 series, covering the hugely important topic of system security.

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David taught high school for twenty years, worked as a Linux system administrator for five years, and has been writing since he could hold a crayon between his fingers. His childhood bedroom wall has since been repainted.

Having worked directly with all kinds of technology, David derives great pleasure from completing projects that draw on as many tools from his toolkit as possible.

Besides being a Linux system administrator with a strong focus on virtualization and security tools, David writes technical documentation and user guides, and creates technology training videos.

His favorite technology tool is the one that should be just about ready for release tomorrow. Or Thursday.

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