CompTIA CertMaster Labs for Linux+ (XK0-004)

  • 20+ hours of browser-based virtual labs carried out on real equipment
  • Associated lab guides align real-world scenarios with CompTIA exam objectives
  • Designed to develop skills in Linux OS
  • License valid for 12 months
USD $129
Our Price: USD $129.00

What you’ll learn

The CompTIA CertMaster Labs for Linux+ will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in Linux operating systems. By completing the lab tasks you will improve your practical skills in configuring, monitoring and supporting servers running the Linux OS, applying/acquiring the appropriate permissions and ownership, summarizing best practices, analyzing and troubleshooting issues within Linux and deploying and executing scripts.

Within the Labs, hosted platforms are configured to imitate real-world configurations by providing sufficient hardware to carry out tasks and test the impact of those changes. From the browser you gain administrative access to the relevant devices giving you complete control to carry out your own configurations or follow the lab guides to configure specific technologies that are required for the exam.

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Labs Available:

  1. Design Hard Disk Layout
  2. Create Partitions and Filesystems
  3. Using Various Disk Management Tools
  4. Working with Kernel, Boot Modules, and Files
  5. Working with Relative and Absolute Paths
  6. Work with the Flow Control Constructs
  7. Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems
  8. View the Hard Drive Details
  9. Check and Repair Filesystems
  10. Using RPM and YUM Package Management
  11. Using Debian Package Management
  12. Using Repositories
  13. Managing User and Group Accounts and Related System Files
  14. Run User Level Queries
  15. Managing Disk Quotas
  16. Working with Bash Profiles and Bash Scripts
  17. Setup Host Security
  18. Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi
  19. Search Text Files using Regular Expressions
  20. Using Shell Input and Output Redirections
  21. Install and Configure a Web Server
  22. Performing Basic File Management
  23. Amending Hard and Symbolic Links
  24. Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location
  25. Use Systemctl and update-rc.d Utility to Manage Services
  26. Configuring Host Names
  27. Change Runlevels and Shutdown or Reboot System
  28. Maintain System Time
  29. Configure Client Side DNS
  30. Configure System Logging
  31. Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) Basics
  32. Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs
  33. Create, Monitor and Kill Processes
  34. Manage Printers and Printing
  35. Accessibility
  36. Manage File Permissions and Ownership
  37. Perform Security Administration Tasks
  38. Working with Access Control List
  39. Configure SELinux
  40. Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems
  41. Work with Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  42. Secure Communication using SSH
  43. Securing Data with Encryption
  44. Work with TTY
  45. Set up SFTP to Chroot Jail only for Specific Group
  46. Secure a Linux Terminal and Implement Logging Services
  47. Boot the System
  48. Configure UFW and DenyHosts
  49. Compress Data Using Various Tools and Utilities
  50. Process Text Streams using Filters
  51. Basic Network Troubleshooting
  52. Use Streams Pipes and Redirects
  53. Perform CPU Monitoring and Configuration
  54. Perform Memory Monitoring and Configuration
  55. Perform Process Monitoring
  56. Modify Process Execution Priorities
  57. Manage File and Directory Permissions
  58. Access the Linux System
  59. Configure the Inheritance and Group Memberships
  60. Patch the System
  61. Working with the Environment Variables
  62. Shells, Scripting and Data Management
  63. Customize or Write Simple Scripts
  64. Configure Permissions on Files and Directories
  65. Work with PKI

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About CompTIA Linux+

The new CompTIA Linux+ is for the IT pro who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications.

CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers. Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job. The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.

The new exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & visualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting and SELinux.

For the latest information on the new CompTIA Linux+ exam, please visit

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