LPI-201 Certified Linux Engineer



LPIC-2 Certified Linux Engineer

Exam 201

Course Outline:

Topic 207: Domain Name Server

207.1 Basic DNS server configuration
207.2 Create and maintain DNS zones
207.3 Securing a DNS server

Topic 208: Web Services

208.1 Implementing a web server
208.2 Apache configuration for HTTPS
208.3 Implementing a proxy server
208.4 Implementing Nginx as a web server and a reverse proxy

Topic 209: File Sharing

209.1 SAMBA Server Configuration
209.2 NFS Server Configuration

Topic 210: Network Client Management

210.1 DHCP configuration
210.2 PAM authentication
210.3 LDAP client usage
210.4 Configuring an OpenLDAP server

Topic 211: E-Mail Services

211.1 Using e-mail servers
211.2 Managing E-Mail Delivery
211.3 Managing Remote E-Mail Delivery

Topic 212: System Security

212.1 Configuring a router
212.2 Securing FTP servers
212.3 Secure shell (SSH)
212.4 Security tasks
212.5 OpenVPN


To achieve LPIC-2 Certified Linux Engineer certificate, you must have LPIC-1 Certified Linux Administrator valid / active certificate and pass 2 exams: 201 and 202.
The exam can be taken in any order.
The exams are ranked on a scale from 200 to 800, with a passing score of 500.


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

Validity Period: 5 year


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; and
supervise assistants and advise management on automation and purchases.