LPIC-2 Linux Engineer

LPIC-2 is the second certification in the Multi-Level Certification program of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). The certification proves that you are in charge of the administration of small to medium mixed networks

To attain LPIC-2 Linux Engineer certification, candidates must complete both 201 and 202 exams

The LPIC-2 Exam 201 is an advanced-level Linux accreditation, concentrated on the Linux Kernel, system startup, filesystems, and system maintenance. Offered by Linux Professional Institute (LPI), this certification verifies a candidate’s ability to supervise mixed networks and offer guidance to assist companies in attaining their IT goals. Industries use it as a benchmark of a candidate’s proficiency in managing and implementing complex Linux systems. Being an open-source tool, Linux helps businesses reduce costs, improve system security, and increase customization options, thereby making the LPIC-2 Exam 201 highly valuable and sought after in a variety of IT sectors.

The LPIC-2 Exam 202 validates advanced Linux-based system administration and networking knowledge and skills. The exam covers important areas such as web services, network troubleshooting, DNS server configuration, system security, File Sharing, and Email Services. Companies worldwide use it to ensure their workforce has a proficient understanding of Linux system management.

Having LPIC-2 certifications is particularly beneficial for job roles such as network administrator and systems engineer. It’s a recognized and respected measure of competency, serving as a benchmark for recruitment and advancement within IT industries.


  • 60 hours of classroom / Live Online
  • Participants will be provided with licensed training course materials
  • Accredited Instructor
  • Extensive practical exercises include examples and discussions.
  • Exam Preparation Sessions – 201 and 202 exams
  • Post Training Support
  • Includes Certification Exam Voucher



This training course is intended for:

  • IT professionals with foundational Linux knowledge
  • Individuals seeking advancement in Linux administration roles
  • System administrators looking for formal certification
  • Linux certified (LPIC-1) professionals advancing to next level
  • Aspiring network engineers and hardware technicians
  • IT consultants aiming to broaden their Linux expertise
  • Software developers working with Linux platforms
  • Professionals striving for a comprehensive understanding of Linux networking and security.

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform advanced system administration, including common tasks regarding the Linux kernel, system startup and maintenance
  • Perform advanced Management of block storage and file systems as well as advanced networking and authentication and system security, including firewall and VPN
  • Install and configure fundamental network services, including DHCP, DNS, SSH, Web servers, file servers using FTP, NFS and Samba, email delivery
  • Supervise assistants and advise management on automation and purchases

LPIC-2 Exam 201
Module 1: Capacity Planning
1.1 Measure and Troubleshoot Resource
1.2 Predict Future Resource Needs

Module 2: Linux Kernel
2.1 Kernel components
2.2 Compiling a Linux kernel
2.3 Kernel runtime management and troubleshooting

Module 3: System Startup
3.1 Customising system startup
3.2 System recovery
3.3 Alternate Bootloaders

Module 4: Filesystem and Devices
4.1 Operating the Linux filesystem
4.2 Maintaining a Linux filesystem
4.3 Creating and configuring filesystem options

Module 5: Advanced Storage Device Administration
5.1 Configuring RAID
5.2 Adjusting Storage Device Access
5.3 Logical Volume Manager

Module 6: Networking Configuration
6.1 Basic networking configuration
6.2 Advanced Network Configuration
6.3 Troubleshooting network issues

Module 7: System Maintenance
7.1 Make and install programs from source
7.2 Backup operations
7.3 Notify users on system-related issues

LPIC-2 Exam 202
Module 8: Domain Name Server
8.1 Basic DNS server configuration
8.2 Create and maintain DNS zones
8.3 Securing a DNS server

Module 9: HTTP Services
9.1 Basic Apache configuration
9.2 Apache configuration for HTTPS
9.3 Implementing Squid as a caching proxy
9.4 Implementing Nginx as a web server and a reverse proxy

Module 10: File Sharing
10.1 Samba Server Configuration
10.2 NFS Server Configuration

Module 11: Network Client Management
11.1 DHCP configuration
11.2 PAM authentication
11.3 LDAP client usage
11.4 Configuring an OpenLDAP server

Module 12: E-Mail Services
12.1 Using e-mail servers
12.2 Managing E-Mail Delivery
12.3 Managing Mailbox Access

Module 13: System Security
13.1 Configuring a router
13.2 Managing FTP servers
13.3 Secure shell (SSH)
13.4 Security tasks
13.5 OpenVPN


The candidate must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive the LPIC-2 certification


Format: Closed-book
Delivery: Online via onVue or VUE test centers
Questions: 60 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions for each exams (201 & 202)
Passing Score: 500 / 800 for each exams (201 & 202)
Duration: 90 Minutes for each exams (201 & 202)

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    • Targeted learning for real projects

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