General Linux administration certification

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General Linux administration


Our General Linux Administration test will help you understand your proficiency with the key issues and concepts of administering a GNU/Linux system. This test is focused on the general aspects of Linux that span all Linux distributions. This test covers the following topics: Application Management, Configuration and Administration, Installation, Kernel Customization, Networking, Performance and Accounting, Security, and System Monitoring. Difficulty level: for experienced administrators.

Number of questions: 100
Time limit for question: 60 seconds

Which daemon tracks events on typical Linux system?

Choose all correct:
  • syslogd
  • rsyslogd
  • eventd
  • eventsd
  • syslogs
  • systemlogd

Which command would you use if you want to remove the password assigned to a group?

Choose all correct:
  • gpasswd -R
  • gpasswd -r
  • gpasswd --remove-password
  • defaults group $group --set nopasswd
  • adduser -G $group --remove
  • addgroup -G $group --remove

Which file would you examine to determine the levels of messages written to system log files?

Choose all correct:
  • kernel.h
  • syslog.h
  • linux.h
  • syslogd.h
  • systemlog.h
  • core.h

Our certificates

Getting your career started and need to impress a potential employer? We can conduct any of our tests in a manner that will allow us to verify your identity and check that the test result is indeed your own work. If you pass the test, we will issue a certificate just like the one pictured. You will be then able to obtain both an electronic certificate suitable for sharing on Facebook and Linkedin, a corresponding badge on your personal page, and a downloadable PDF version for printing.

Certificate authencity can be verified with a special tool. Simply enter the certificate ID to verify claims of completion.

PDF version:
Online competence badge:
Certified in General Linux administration
2017-11-18 #xxxx-xxx-xxx-xxx

Price: $5

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