LFCE stands for Linux Foundation Certified Engineer.

The LFCE is next level of LFCS certification provided by the Linux Foundation for Beginners. It covers all advanced commands and Linux operating system general issues with troubleshooting.

It also includes necessary work of Sr. System Administrator, and certify you for the advanced knowledge on Linux Operating system.

The Linux Foundation Certified Engineer is the ideal certification for the Linux engineer with at least three to five years of Linux experience. It designed for the engineer looking to demonstrate a higher level of skill set to help qualify for a promotion or land a new, more advanced job. The exam is performance-based on the command-line and includes items simulating on-the-job scenarios.
Source: The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation regularly worked with Linux kernel communities and industry experts to identify skills, domains, and topics for certification and update certification exam domains & competencies.

Exam Details:

The LFCS exam is online, protected, and performance-based test, where you need to solve multiple issues from a command line running Linux. You will get 2 hours (120 minutes) to solve all the problems and complete the tasks.

 

LFCE Exam Objectives:

Section 01: Essential Commands

Section 02: Operation of Running Systems

Section 03: User and Group Management

Section 04: Networking

Section 05: Service Configuration

Section 06: Storage Management

Section 07: System Design and Deployment

LFCE Exam Detailed Syllabus:

Section 01: Essential Commands

Use version control tools
Manipulate file content programmatically
Run commands on many systems simultaneously
Install Linux Distribution

Section 02: Operation of Running Systems

Monitor, tune and troubleshoot system performance
Update operating systems to provide required functionality and security
Update the kernel and ensure the system is bootable
Script automation tools to make work faster and more accurate
Train team members on new technology or changes to existing systems
Maintain systems via configuration management tools
Maintain the integrity and availability of hardware
Develop and test disaster recovery plans
Support incident management for outages/trouble
Produce and deliver reports on system use (processor, memory, disk, and network), outages, and user requests
Monitor security and conduct audits
Manipulate Linux system during the recovery process
Use udev for device detection and management
Configure and modify SELinux/AppArmor policies

Section 03: User and Group Management

Connect to an external authentication source
Configure advanced PAM

Section 04: Networking

Monitor, tune and troubleshoot network performance
Configure network traffic tunnelling
Configure a system to perform Network Address Translation
Dynamically route IP traffic
Implement advanced packet filtering

Section 05: Service Configuration

Implement and configure an HTTP server
Implement and configure time synchronization server
Implement and configure network logging server
Configure a DHCP server
Implement and configure an SMTP service
Implement and configure the HTTP proxy server
Configure host-based and user-based security for a service
Implement and configure a centralized authentication server
Implement and configure a PXE Boot server
Implement and configure an authoritative DNS server

Section 06: Storage Management

Manage advanced LVM configuration
Identify storage devices using block device attributes
Manage Linux file system features and flags
Implement and configure remote block storage devices
Implement and configure network shares

Section 07: System Design and Deployment

Define a capacity planning strategy
Conduct post deployment verifications
Create and maintain software packages
Create, configure and maintain containers
Deploy, configure, and maintain high availability/clustering/replication

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