LPI – LPIC (3) Mixed Environment Certification


Welcome to our comprehensive LPI LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification training, designed to help you acquire the skills and knowledge needed to excel in Linux administration within heterogeneous environments. The LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification, offered by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), is a globally recognized certification that validates your expertise in advanced Linux administration across various platforms and technologies.

What You’ll Learn

In this training, we cover the following key aspects of the LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification:

OpenLDAP Directory Services: Gain a deep understanding of OpenLDAP directory services. Learn how to set up and configure an OpenLDAP server, manage directory entries, and perform advanced LDAP operations. Explore techniques for integrating OpenLDAP with other applications and services.

Samba File and Print Services: Master Samba file and print services in Linux. Learn how to set up and configure Samba as a file server, provide Windows-compatible file sharing, and enable printer sharing. Understand user and group management in Samba, implement access controls, and troubleshoot Samba-related issues.

Secure Shell (SSH) Configuration and Troubleshooting: Delve into advanced SSH configuration and troubleshooting techniques. Learn how to secure SSH connections, configure key-based authentication, and manage SSH key pairs. Understand SSH tunneling, X forwarding, and SSH agent forwarding. Explore SSH troubleshooting and log analysis.

Virtualization and Containers: Develop expertise in virtualization and container technologies. Learn about virtualization concepts and explore virtualization platforms like KVM and Xen. Understand containerization with technologies like Docker and Kubernetes. Learn how to deploy and manage virtual machines and containers in mixed environments.

Advanced Networking and Security: Explore advanced networking and security concepts in mixed environments. Learn how to configure network services like DNS, DHCP, and VPN. Understand network troubleshooting techniques and implement security measures for networked environments. Explore techniques for securing mixed environments, including firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

Troubleshooting and System Maintenance: Master advanced troubleshooting and system maintenance techniques. Learn how to diagnose and resolve complex system issues, including hardware, software, and network-related problems. Understand techniques for system monitoring, log analysis, and performance tuning.

Throughout the training, we provide comprehensive study materials, practical examples, hands-on exercises, and exam-focused guidance to help you prepare for the LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification exam. Our training is aligned with the exam objectives, ensuring you have a thorough understanding of the topics covered in the certification.

By the end of this training, you will be well-prepared to take the LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification exam and demonstrate your advanced proficiency in Linux administration in heterogeneous environments. The LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification is highly regarded and can open doors to diverse career opportunities in Linux administration and engineering roles.


Chapter 1 : Introduction to LPIC (3) Mixed Environment Certification

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Overview of LPIC (3) certification
Understanding the exam objectives
Study resources and exam preparation strategies

Chapter 2 : Linux Networking

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TCP/IP networking fundamentals
Network configuration and troubleshooting
Network services and protocols (DNS, DHCP, SSH, etc.)
Firewalls and network security

Chapter 3 : Domain Name System (DNS) and DHCP

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DNS concepts and architecture
DNS server installation and configuration
DNS zones and records
DHCP server installation and configuration

Chapter 4 : File Sharing and Storage

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File system concepts (ext4, XFS, Btrfs, etc.)
Network file systems (NFS, Samba)
File system encryption and compression
Disk management and RAID

Chapter 5 : Virtualization and Containers

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Virtualization concepts (KVM, Xen, VirtualBox)
Containerization with Docker
Container orchestration with Kubernetes
Virtual machine and container management

Chapter 6 : System Monitoring and Optimization

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Performance monitoring and tuning
System resource utilization
Kernel tuning and optimization
Troubleshooting system performance issues

Chapter 7 : Security and System Hardening

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Security principles and best practices
User and group management
Access control and permissions
Auditing and logging

Chapter 8 : High Availability and Load Balancing

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Clustering concepts and technologies
High availability solutions (Pacemaker, Corosync)
Load balancing with HAProxy
Failover and resource management

Chapter 9 : Backup and Recovery

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Data backup strategies
Backup tools and techniques
Disaster recovery planning
Data restoration and verification

Chapter 10 : Advanced Topics

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Linux kernel modules and compilation
Shell scripting and automation
Advanced troubleshooting techniques
Advanced Linux networking and security

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