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Linux Foundation 認定 IT アソシエイト (LFCA-JP)

As of December 31, 2022, Japanese speaking proctors will no longer be available to support our JP exams. Starting January 1, 2023, these exams will be proctored by English speaking proctors.  (NOTE: The exam content will still be available in Japanese).

The Linux Foundation 認定 IT アソシエイト(LFCA-JP) exam demonstrates a user’s expertise and skills in fundamental information technology functions, especially in cloud computing. It is ideal for those getting started in an IT career as an administrator/engineer.

UPCOMING POLICY CHANGE: Please note that our Certification Period Policy is changing effective April 01, 2024, 00:00UTC. Certifications achieved on or after this date will expire 24 months from the date the program certification requirements, including passing the exam, are met. We encourage anyone interested and prepared to schedule and take your exam before the policy change. Please see additional details here.

Who Is It For

The LFCA is a pre-professional certification intended for those new to the industry or considering starting an IT career as an administrator or engineer. This certification is ideal for users interested in advancing to the professional level through a demonstrated understanding of critical concepts for modern IT systems including cloud computing.
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About This Certification

A Certified IT Associate will confirm early proficiency and aptitude in the IT field. The exam is intended to integrate with other qualifications and provides a stepping stone to more advanced credentials.
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What It Demonstrates

LFCA will test candidates' knowledge of fundamental IT concepts including operating systems, software application installation and management, hardware installation, use of the command line and basic programming, basic networking functions, security best practices, and other related topics to validate their capability and preparedness for an entry-level IT position.
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Domains & Competencies
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Linux Fundamentals20%
Linux Operating System
File Management Commands
System Commands
General Networking Commands

System Administration Fundamentals20%
System Administration Tasks
Cloud Computing Fundamentals20%
Cloud Computing Fundamentals
Performance / Availability
Cloud Costs and Budgeting
Security Fundamentals16%
Security Basics
Data Security
Network Security
System Security:
DevOps Fundamentals16%
DevOps Basics
Deployment Environments
Git Concepts
Supporting Applications and Developers8%
Software Project Management
Software Application Architecture
Functional Analysis
Open-source Software and Licensing

There are no pre-requisites for this exam.