LPIC-2: Linux Network Professional Certification
LPIC-2 is the second certification in LPI’s multi-level professional certification program. The LPIC-2 will validate your ability to administer small to medium–sized mixed networks. You must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order.
Status: First published November 29, 2001; last republish and latest revision November 2013.
Prerequisites: You must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order.
Requirements: Passing exams 201 and 202
Languages: English, German, Portuguese (Brazilian), Japanese
To pass LPIC-2, you should be able to:
- Administer a small to medium-sized site
- Plan, implement, maintain, keep consistent, secure, and troubleshoot a small mixed (MS, Linux) network, including a:
- LAN server (Samba, NFS, DNS, DHCP, client management)
- Internet Gateway (firewall, VPN, SSH, web cache/proxy, mail)
- Internet Server (web server and reverse proxy, FTP server)
- Supervise assistants
- Advise management on automation and purchases
Exam 201 and 202 are required exams for LPI certification Level 2. They cover advanced skills for the Linux professional that are common across all distributions of Linux.
Exam 201 Topics
- Capacity Planning
- Linux Kernel
- System Startup
- Filesystem and Devices
- Advanced Storage Device Administration
- Networking Configuration
- System Maintenance
Exam 202 Topics
- Domain Name Server
- Web Services
- File Sharing
- Network Client Management
- E-Mail Services
- System Security