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Linux for Cloud Technicians Essentials (LFS203)

Linux and cloud are two of the most in-demand IT skills. This course provides essential knowledge for configuring and managing Linux systems and containers, expanding on the standard administration knowledge and incorporating critical tasks and operations commonly used in cloud environments. Whether you’re looking for training to help start a new Linux IT career, or you’re just brushing up on your skills, this online self-paced course will teach you what you need to know.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for individuals who want to expand their knowledge of Linux system configuration, administration, and command line environment. Whether you are working in a cloud environment now or in the future, these skills are necessary for system use and configuration. Learners will benefit from having a basic knowledge of Linux before taking this course.
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What You’ll Learn

This course prepares you to connect to a system and perform critical customization and configuration tasks for cloud and non-cloud instances. You will have the opportunity to manage networking, system services, user account creation and administration, and much more; you will also familiarize yourself with virtualization, containers, and DevOps concepts; and gain important skills, like text file processing, file operations, bash scripting, use of git, troubleshooting, etc., which will come in handy when administering multiple systems in the cloud efficiently.
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What It Prepares You For

The course, along with real-world experience and study, will provide the skills and knowledge also tested by the Linux Foundation Certified Cloud Technician (LFCT) exam.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. System Configuration from the Graphical Interface
Chapter 3. Boot Process and System Initialization
Chapter 4. Command-line Operations
Chapter 5. User Accounts and Environment
Chapter 6. Text Operations
Chapter 7. File Operations
Chapter 8. Bash Shell Scripting
Chapter 9. Networking
Chapter 10. Working with Linux Filesystems
Chapter 11. Virtualization Overview
Chapter 12. Containers Overview
Chapter 13. Basic Troubleshooting
Chapter 14. Introduction to Git
Chapter 15. Using Git: An Example
Chapter 16. DevOps and GitOps

Gain your certification after this course with our LFCT Exam

Bundle this course and the exam to save $99

Basic knowledge of Linux, including installing Linux and using the command line is helpful, but not required. If you don’t have any Linux experience, we highly recommend the free Introduction to Linux course on edX.
Lab Info
Lab exercises in this course are designed to work either on native hardware, or using a virtual machine (VM), under a hypervisor, such as those in the KVM, VMWare, or Virtual Box families. Detailed instructions to set up your lab environment are provided in the course.
Jul 2023
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