LPIC-1: System Administrator
The world’s largest and most recognized Linux Certification
LPIC-1 is the first certification in LPI’s multi-level Linux professional certification program. The LPIC-1 will validate the candidate's ability to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.
The LPIC-1 is designed to reflect current research and validate a candidate's proficiency in real world system administration. The objectives are tied to real-world job skills, which we determine through job task analysis surveying during exam development.
Current Version: 4.0 (Exam codes 101-400 and 102-400)
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this certification
Requirements: Passing exams 101 and 102
Validity Period: 5 years
Languages: English and German
To become LPIC-1 certified the candidate must be able to:
- understand the architecture of a Linux system;
- install and maintain a Linux workstation, including X11 and setup it up as a network client;
- work at the Linux command line, including common GNU and Unix commands;
- handle files and access permissions as well as system security; and
- perform easy maintenance tasks: help users, add users to a larger system, backup and restore, shutdown and reboot.
Note: The SUSE certification framework is changing. The LPIC-1 for SUSE CLA offer will only be available until Aug 30, 2016. After Aug 30, SUSE will recognize LPIC-1 directly as a prerequisite for their advanced certifications. For additional details, visit: https://training.suse.com/certification
Exam 101 Topics
Linux Installation and Package Management
GNU and Unix Commands
Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Exam 102 Topics
Shells, Scripting and Data Management
Interfaces and Desktops
Essential System Services