Linux Foundation Linux Certification training

Linux Foundation certifications give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that’s hungry for your skills. To meet this need, we’ve partnered with The Linux Foundation to offer courses to help prepare you for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration (LFCS) and Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exams.

Our Linux certification training is delivered by expert open source architects and Linux developers that are all Linux Foundation Authorized Instructors (LFAI). They are experienced in a variety of enterprise environments across all the popular open source stacks and give back to the community via regular contributions to CentOS. With our commitment to keeping enterprise systems alive and our passion for open source, our courses offer unique perspectives and experiences that cannot be found anywhere else.

Our instructors do not sell software and provide vendor-neutral, unbiased support to enterprise organizations around the world. As such, the only goal of our courses to help you learn the material.

Training courses

We've taken a new, innovative approach to Linux certification by offering preparation courses taught by open source architects that drive excellence in enterprise systems and are passionate about contributing back to the community. These courses combine their real-world experience with intensive instruction and hands-on exercises.

LFS201 Essentials of System Administration

This course provides expert test preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator certification. This course teaches how to administer, configure, and upgrade Linux systems running one of three major Linux distribution families: Red Hat, SUSE, Debian/Ubuntu. You will also learn all the tools and concepts necessary to efficiently build and manage a production Linux infrastructure.

This course is an online, self-paced beginner course. Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of Linux, including installing Linux and using the command line, is helpful but not required.

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LFS211 Linux Networking and Administration

This course provides expert test preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer certification and for anyone interested in acquiring or polishing advanced networking and sysadmin skills. It provides hands-on knowledge on how to design, deploy, and maintain a network running under Linux, how to administer network services, how to deploy file, web, email, and name servers, and covers other topics such as how to securely configure network interfaces.

This course is an online, self-paced advanced course. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the concepts found in the LFS201 Essentials of System Administration course.

LFS301 Linux System Administration

This course provides expert test preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator certification, the skills necessary to start a new Linux IT career, training to transition to Linux from another platform, and reinforcement of current sysadmin skills. It teaches how to administer, configure, and upgrade Linux systems running one of three major Linux distribution families: Red Hat, SUSE, Debian/Ubuntu. You will learn all the tools and concepts necessary to efficiently build and manage a production Linux infrastructure and how to use state-of-the-art system administration techniques in real-life scenarios.

This course is taught on-site over four days at your organization by Rogue Wave open source architects or Linux developers. Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of Linux and its most common utilities and text editors.

LFS311 Advanced Linux System Administration and Networking

This course provides expert test preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer certification, training to transition to Linux from another platform, and brushing up on vital sysadmin and networking skills. It provides hands-on knowledge on how to design, deploy, and maintain a network running under Linux, how to administer network services, how to deploy file, web, email, and name servers, and covers other topics such as basic security and performance.

This course is taught on-site over four days at your organization by Rogue Wave open source architects or Linux developers.