RHEL6 LFCS Exam objectives

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The core domains and related competencies covered by the LFCS Exam are:

Command-line

Filesystem & storage

Local system administration

Local security

  • Accessing the root account
  • Using sudo to manage access to the root account

Shell scripting

  • Basic bash shell scripting

Software management

*Notice of Upcoming Change: On March 1, 2015, the Domains and Competencies will be updated to replace RAID with LVM.

Source: Linux Foundation website.

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algorisms
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algorisms
FYI – As of 2014-12-08, The requirements for LFCS have changed a little bit I’m taking the exam in two days and I am extremely leery – The requirements are extremely ambiguous and I am not quite sure what to exactly expect. A good example of this would be the following: >Managing fstab entries >Mounting filesystems automatically at boot These seem like they are the same (fstab can mount local filesystems at boot) but nothing would indicate that I might need to use something like automount/autofs for persistent devices like CIFS/Samba… So yeah, not quite sure what to think…. I’m… Read more »
hasnainj
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hasnainj

>I’m taking the exam in two days and I am extremely leery – The requirements are >extremely ambiguous and I am not quite sure what to exactly expect.

So how did you go? Did you pass? Was there any surprises? 🙂

mfsid
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mfsid

Have you passed your exam? How was it?

ptypauls
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ptypauls

Last week I took the exam. 2 hours is too short time to complete this exam, the key to pass is to focus on file finding, grep, sed, cut, vi, but you can use NANO too.

My experience was that I didn’t pass the exam because when I realized the time was running out, there was about 20 Min left. So today I’m scheduling a new exam.

grayswan
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grayswan
I took the test. I failed because I spent WAY too long trying to do the raid section because the test is not like an actual distro. I eventually had to reboot the system to get their test environment to let me finish the question after about 20 minutes of trying everything else because I really didn’t want to reboot this flaky thing. This never happened to me in real life or studying to build raids. I call bullcrap on the whole thing. I studied EVERYTHING on this test many many times. The questions were not hard. I was prepared.… Read more »
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