LPIC-2: Linux Engineer

LPIC-2 is the second certification in LPI’s multi-level professional certification program. The LPIC-2 will validate the candidate's ability to administer small to medium–sized mixed networks. The candidate must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order.

Current Version: 4.5 (Exam codes 201-450 and 202-450)

Prerequisites: The candidate must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order

Requirements: Passing exams 201 and 202

Validity Period: 5 years

Languages: English and German

To become LPIC-2 certified the candidate must be able to:

  • Perform advanced system administration, including common tasks regarding the Linux kernel, system startup and maintenance.
  • Perform advanced Management of block storage and file systems as well as advanced networking and authentication and system security, including firewall and VPN.
  • Install and configure fundamental network services, including DHCP, DNS,  SSH, Web servers, file servers using FTP, NFS and Samba, email delivery.
  • Supervise assistants and advise management on automation and purchases.