Version 3.0

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Most important facts

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) updates the entire LPIC-3 certification track to version 3.0, with all LPIC-3 exams undergoing significant changes. New to the program are the exams LPIC-305 (Virtualization and Containerization) and LPIC-306 (High Availability and Storage Clusters), which will replace LPIC-304.

The objectives of the exams are in the LPI wiki and will be put up on the LPI website on the release day.

Old exam versions remain available for six months after the release their newer version.

Which certifications and exams will be released and where can I learn more about them?

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments 3.0

Release date: August 23rd, 2021

Objectives: https://wiki.lpi.org/wiki/LPIC-300_Objectives_V3.0

Retirement date version 1.0: February 23th, 2022

More information: https://www.lpi.org/our-certifications/lpic-3-300-overview

Major Topics

Samba Basics, Samba and Active Directory Domains, Samba Share Configuration, Samba Client Configuration, Linux Identity Management and File Sharing

LPIC-3 Security

LPIC-3 Security 3.0

Release date: September 27th, 2021

Objectives: https://wiki.lpi.org/wiki/LPIC-303_Objectives_V3.0

Retirement date version 2.0: April 4th, 2022

More information: https://www.lpi.org/our-certifications/lpic-3-303-overview

Major Topics

Cryptography, Host Security, Access Control, Network Security, Threats and Vulnerability Assessment

LPIC-3 Virtualization and Containerization

LPIC-3 Virtualization and Containerization 3.0

Release date: November 8th, 2021

Objectives: https://wiki.lpi.org/wiki/LPIC-305_Objectives_V3.0

Retirement date 304 version 2.0: June 20th, 2022

More information: https://www.lpi.org/our-certifications/lpic-3-305-overview

Major Topics

Full Virtualization, Container Virtualization, VM Deployment and Provisioning

LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters

LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters 3.0

Release date: December 13th, 2021

Objectives: https://wiki.lpi.org/wiki/LPIC-306_Objectives_V3.0

Retirement date 304 version 2.0: June 20th, 2022

More information: https://www.lpi.org/our-certifications/lpic-3-306-overview

Major Topics

High Availability Cluster Management, High Availability Cluster Storage, High Availability Distributed Storage, Single Node High Availability

More information on LPI certification

Visit the Linux Professional Institute (LPI)
exam overview page to learn more about LPI certification

Summary of certifications