Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) - Only 2 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your LFCS course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be LFCS certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be LFCS trained in record time
  2. Our LFCS course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass LFCS first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more LFCS. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn LFCS faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying LFCS with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 66,105 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study LFCS courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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M.W., Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"Very useful and insightful course!"
Rhys Banton-Laing, Schroders. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"Firebrand courses are accelerated and intensive but worth the effort. The Instructors do a very excellent job of ensuring all aspects of the course are covered"
Luis Gallagher-Munhica, Comp Consult Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.19 to 2018.2.20)

"The instructor was brilliant. I like the hands-on approach. Various labs during the class help me in overall understanding of AWS. The class environment was brilliant and it helped me focus on my exams. I achieved both AWS associate and professional certificates. "
Abhinandan Rohila. - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Firebrand training for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate and Professional certification (6 days) (2018.2.12 to 2018.2.17)

"A fantastic intensive course that will cover installation and configuration. Don't expect it to be easy but DO expect it to be informative. Our instructor balanced real-world examples alongside the theoretical that enabled key technologies to simply Click. With sufficient pre-study this course would be the icing on the cake, as-it-were, and be a gateway into Microsoft certification. Recommended."
Robert Walker. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"It was great to be in an environment with minimal distractions to enable me to achieve the objectives of this course so quickly. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the accommodation is clean and comfortable. The food was excellent and the training rooms were well equipped with modern equipment."
J.C., James T. Blakeman & Co. Ltd.. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"Training was great as usual. Feeling very prepared for my exam. Thanks to the instructor for all the great training, and to Firebrand once again."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"Firebrand has delivered another great course at Wyboston and honestly Ive learnt so much while being on this course its almost unreal. The last module has blown my mind with its depth. I definitely recommend this course to anyone who is starting their IT journey. Also OPS were awesome "
Steven Rincon. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

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Simon Fenwick, Staysure. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (2018.2.8 to 2018.2.18)

"Firebrand deliver what they say. You will pass the exam and come out with a lot of knowledge and confidence."
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"The course was very helpful to expand my knowledge, and I prefer the accelerated learning format. "
Adam Heeps. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (2 days) (2018.2.15 to 2018.2.16)

"The accelerated training was a great way to quickly gain a lot of knowledge of a subject"
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"I have enjoyed my learning experience at Firebrand. They focus on the best and most important parts of the courses that get you the results you need"
Luke Steward, Shadowfax Technology Limited. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (2 days) (2018.2.15 to 2018.2.16)

"I had a great experience at firebrand, met loads of great people and had a great teacher."
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"Great format for learning, completely immerse yourself and live and breathe AWS for 3 days. Thank you, passed the exam on the first attempt... "
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"Intense but effective and exactly what I needed when working in a busy corporate environment."
Thomas Owen, TPC. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2017 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (2018.2.12 to 2018.2.14)

"I have learnt a lot and coming from a legal background it was difficult for me to begin with, to comprehend the concepts and information, but I learnt and enjoyed it."
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"Tough structure but got the job done quickly! The instructor was a legend! Very knowledgeable and really helped by delivering with a sense of humor!"
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"This is my second course at Firebrand. The first time I came, I was taught at a very fast pace that was too much for me. But this time round with a difference tutor I feel like I have learnt a lot which has changed my perspective on Firebrand completely, in a positive way!"
Alexander Farquharson, Department for Education. - BCS Level 4 Certificate in Data Analysis Concepts (5 days) (2018.1.22 to 2018.1.26)

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Johan Van Loon, Bearpole. - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Firebrand training for AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate and Professional certification (6 days) (2017.11.27 to 2017.12.2)

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Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (2018.1.22 to 2018.1.26)

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Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (2018.1.15 to 2018.1.20)

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"Great course and knowledgeable instructor."
Grant Taute. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® (4 days) (2018.1.15 to 2018.1.18)

"Great experience - it has really given me confidence for the exam."
Katherine Austin. - Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® (4 days) (2018.1.15 to 2018.1.18)

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Tola Odedina, N/A. - APMG Agile Project Management Certification (3 days) (2018.1.15 to 2018.1.17)

"Well organised, interactive and fun with a mixture of different teaching styles. Pleased with this course!"
S.C.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"Great Instructor. I love the Measure ups that help prepare for the exam and course content is relevant to today's technologies and older technologies that are still in the exam."
Chris Hunt, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"The instructor kept us engaged through long days of intense training. Educational and enjoyable, which isn't easy over a 12 hour day!"
Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"After struggling with the material for a year and dragging my feet, Firebrand Training helped me to get past that year and cleared my worries."
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Joe Gibbons, Utilita. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.13)

"The training was very good, however it was definitely a lot to take in if you didn't have prior knowledge. I would recommend to any one about to attend a course to go over the material once beforehand to get a brief overview; helped me out tremendously!"
Patrick Barklem, Intelisecure. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (2018.1.8 to 2018.1.10)

The demand for professionals with the skills to administer Linux Server is on the rise. Adoption of the open source technology is growing as businesses continue adopting this secure, stable and flexible platform.

On this accelerated 2 day Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator course, you’ll prove your skills as a Linux systems administrator, giving you advanced practical knowledge of Linux solutions. With official Linux Foundation courseware and instructors, you’ll learn valuable skills in areas like:

  • Linux Filesystem Tree Layout
  • Partitioning and Formatting Disks
  • Local System Security
  • Package Installers

You’ll leave this course with the skills to implement and manage Linux solutions at an enterprise level.

This course is suitable for Linux system administrators who already have a basic knowledge of Linux or another UNIX-based operating system to refine their practical Linux skills. It is also useful to bolster the knowledge of those looking to progress onto advanced Linux courses.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Course LFS220: Linux System Administration

Introduction

  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Laboratory Exercises
  • Distribution Details
  • Obtaining Class Solutions and Resources
  • Registration

System Startup and Shutdown

  • Understanding the Boot Sequence
  • The Grand Unified Boot Loader
  • GRUB Configuration Files
  • System Configuration Files in /etc
  • The init Process
  • SysVinit Startup
  • chkconfig and service
  • Upstart
  • systemd
  • Shutting down/Rebooting the System

Linux Filesystem Tree Layout

  • Data Distinctions
  • FHS Linux Standard Directory Tree
  • root (/) directory
  • /bin
  • /dev
  • /etc
  • /home
  • /lib and /lib64
  • /media
  • /mnt
  • /opt
  • /proc
  • /sys
  • /root
  • /sbin
  • /tmp
  • /usr
  • /var
  • /run

Kernel Services and Configuration

  • Kernel Overview
  • Kernel Configuration
  • sysctl
  • Kernel Modules
  • Module Utilities
  • Module Configuration
  • udev and Device Management

Partitioning and Formatting Disks

  • Common Disk Types
  • Disk Geometry
  • Partitioning
  • Naming Disk Devices
  • Sizing up partitions
  • Partition table editors

Linux Filesystems

  • Some Notes About Filesystems
  • Virtual Filesystem (VFS)
  • Filesystem Concepts
  • Disk and Filesystem Usage
  • Extended Attributes
  • ext4
  • XFS
  • btrfs
  • Creating and formatting filesystems
  • Checking and Repairing Filesystems
  • Mounting filesystems
  • Swap
  • Filesystem Quotas

RAID and LVM

  • RAID
  • RAID Levels
  • Software RAID Configuration
  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • Volumes and Volume Groups
  • Working with Logical Volumes
  • Resizing Logical Volumes
  • LVM Snapshots

Processes

  • Programs and Processes
  • Process States
  • Execution Modes
  • Daemons
  • Creating Processes
  • Process Limits
  • Process Monitoring
  • Signals
  • niceness
  • Libraries

Package Management Systems

  • Software Packaging Concepts
  • RPM (Red Hat Package Manager)
  • DPKG (Debian Package)
  • Revision Control Systems

Package Installers

  • Package Installers
  • yum
  • zypper
  • APT

User and Group Account Management

  • User Accounts
  • Management
  • Passwords
  • Restricted Shells and Accounts
  • The root Account
  • Group Management
  • PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules)
  • Authentication Process
  • Configuring PAM
  • LDAP Authentication
  • File Permissions and Ownership
  • SSH

Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Backup Basics
  • cpio
  • tar
  • Compression: gzip, bzip2 and xz and Backups
  • dd
  • rsync
  • dump and restore
  • mt
  • Backup Programs

Networking

  • IP Addresses
  • Hostnames
  • Configuring Network Interfaces
  • Routing
  • Name Resolution
  • Network Diagnostics

Firewalls

  • Firewalls
  • Interfaces
  • firewalld
  • Zones
  • Source Management
  • Service and Port Management

Local System Security

  • Local System Security
  • Creating a Security Policy
  • Updates and Security
  • Physical Security
  • Filesystem Security
  • Linux Security Modules

Basic Troubleshooting and System Rescue

  • Troubleshooting Overview
  • Things to Check: Networking
  • Boot Process Failures
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Virtual Consoles
  • Rescue Media and Troubleshooting
  • System Rescue and Recovery

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)

  • This exam is 2 hours in duration and requires you to score at least 74% to pass

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Included courseware:

  • LFS220 - Linux System Administration

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, (ISC)2, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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To be suitable for this course, a basic understanding of Linux or another UNIX-based operating system is required.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call 080 80 800 888