Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 102: Essential Linux System Services

Administrators who are rolling out and supporting Linux in the enterprise; individuals seeking internationally recognized, distribution-neutral Linux certification


Expected Duration
150 minutes

Linux system time can be set per machine or NTP can be used to synchronize time over a number of machines. System logging in Linux is handled by syslogd. MTAs or message Transport Agents are Linux Daemons that handle email rely between hosts. CUPS is a standards-based open source printing system that can be used to simplify printer management in Linux. This course covers system time and locale settings, system logging, email administration, and printer administration. This course is part of a series that prepares the learner for CompTIA Linux+ exam LX0-102 and Linux Professional Institute (LPI) LPIC-1 Junior Level Administrator exam 102.


Logging and Time Services

  • configure time zone settings on a Linux system
  • match key NTP concepts to their descriptions
  • recognize how basic NTP configuration is performed
  • describe the characteristics of Linux system logs
  • describe how to work with the /etc/syslog.conf file and its associated message logs
  • Email and Printer Administration

  • match the MTAs to their descriptions
  • manage sendmail configuration files
  • redirect mail in a given scenario
  • manage the mail queue in a given scenario
  • recognize how to troubleshoot common printer problems
  • manage print queues in a given scenario
  • describe how lpd files are managed
  • match the elements that make up the CUPS process to their descriptions
  • describe how to use CUPS administer printers




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