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Oracle Linux 8 Advanced System Administration Certification Exam

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Thanks to Craig McBride for this blog.

Training Tuesday Edition - 14

In response to increasing interest from the Oracle Linux user community in an updated certification exam, we are pleased to announce the availability of the certification exam for Oracle Linux 8. The Oracle Linux 8 Advanced System Administration Certification Exam is now available: https://education.oracle.com/oracle-linux-8-advanced-system-administration/pexam_1Z0-106

By passing this exam, a certified individual proves fluency and a solid understanding of the skills required to deploy, configure, and administer an Oracle Linux 8 production server environment. Reap the benefits of earning an Oracle Certification. Expand your knowledge base and validate your skills to appeal to potential employers. Broaden your network and join 1.8 million Oracle Certified professionals. Gain exposure to a wide variety of important features, functions and tasks to use on the job.

Participants should have the following prerequisite knowledge before taking the certification exam:

  • Configuring the Linux boot process and systemd
  • System configuration options
  • Installing and maintaining software packages
  • Automating tasks
  • Oracle Ksplice
  • User and group administration
  • File systems and swap configuration
  • Configuring LVM, MD, and RAID devices
  • Network configuration
  • OpenSSH
  • Managing Linux security
  • System logging
  • System monitoring
  • Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)
  • Access Control Lists (ACLS), encrypted block devices
  • Control groups (cgroups)
  • Container concepts, Podman, Kubernetes
  • Linux Auditing System

A combination of Oracle training and hands-on experience (attained via labs and/or field experience) provides the best preparation for passing the exam. Access useful training and product documents in the websites below.

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