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LPI Certifications

Linux Essentials

Skill Level: Student                          Status: Active
For individuals who wish to demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the Linux operating system and open source software. This credential is primarily intended for high school, sample viagra college and university students, cough and career changers and can serve as a stepping stone to a more advanced Linux certification. Note that LPI refers to this as a "Certificate of Achievement" not a certification.

Linux Professional Institute Certified Level 1 (LPIC-1)

Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Active
For junior-level Linux administrators who work at the Linux command line performing easy maintenance tasks. You should also be able to Install and configure a workstation (including X) and connect it to a LAN, ambulance or a stand-alone PC via modem to the Internet.

Linux Professional Institute Certified Level 2 (LPIC-2)

Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active
For individuals who can administer a small to medium-sized site. Skills include the ability to plan, buy implement, keep consistent, secure, and troubleshoot a small mixed (MS, Linux) network, including a: LAN server (samba), Internet Gateway (firewall, proxy, mail, news) and Internet Server (webserver, FTP server).

Linux Professional Institute Certified Level 3 (LPIC-3)

Skill Level: Advanced                          Status: Active
For senior level Linux administrators. This is the highest level of LPIC certification and is for individuals with advanced experience installing and maintaining Linux on a number of computers for various purposes. This includes using LDAP to integrate with Unix and Windows services, discount and planning, architecting, designing, building and implementing a full environment using Samba and LDAP as well as measuring the capacity planning and security of the services.