LPIC-2

Advanced Level Linux Certification

  • 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
  • Live Now: Exam Objectives 201/202 - Refreshed November 2013 (See Below)
  • Important Note: This is also a summary and detailed information on the changes from version 3.5.x to 4.0.0 of the objectives.The version 3.x of the LPIC-2 Objectives are still online.

Overview of Tasks

These are required exams for LPI certification Level 2. It covers advanced skills for the Linux professional that are common across all distributions of Linux. Also, LPIC-1 must be obtained in order to receive the certification. Exams may be taken in any order but all of the requirements must be met.

To pass LPIC-2, the candidate 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

This is a required exam for LPI-2. It covers advanced skills for the Linux professional common across all distributions of Linux.

Each objective is assigned a weighted value. Objectives with higher weights are covered in the exam with more questions.


Exam 202

This is a required exam for LPI-2. It covers advanced skills for the Linux professional common across all distributions of Linux.

Each objective is assigned a weighted value. Objectives with higher weights are covered in the exam with more questions.