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  • Copyright 2023
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 496
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-789855-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-789855-8

CompTIA® Linux+ XK0-005 Exam Cram is an all-inclusive study guide designed to help you pass the updated version of the CompTIA Linux+ exam. Prepare for test day success with complete coverage of exam objectives and topics, plus hundreds of realistic practice questions. Extensive prep tools include quizzes, Exam Alerts, and our essential last-minute review CramSheet. The powerful Pearson Test Prep practice software provides real-time assessment and feedback with two complete exams.

Covers the critical information needed to score higher on your Linux+ XK0-005 exam!

  • Manage files and directories
  • Configure and manage storage
  • Manage software configurations
  • Implement identity management
  • Implement and configure firewalls
  • Create simple shell scripts to automate common tasks
  • Perform basic container operations
  • Analyze and troubleshoot storage issues and network resource issues

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Covers the critical information needed to score higher on your Linux+ XK0-005 exam!

  • Manage files and directories
  • Configure and manage storage
  • Manage software configurations
  • Implement identity management
  • Implement and configure firewalls
  • Create simple shell scripts to automate common tasks
  • Perform basic container operations
  • Analyze and troubleshoot storage issues and network resource issues

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Table of Contents

    Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . xxiv

Part I: System Management

CHAPTER 1: Linux Fundamentals. . . . . . . . . . . 1

    Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS).. . . . . . . 1

    Basic Boot Process.. . . . . . . . . . 3

    Kernel Panic. . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Device Types in /dev.. . . . . . . . . 10

    Basic Package Compilation from Source.. . . . . . 13

    ./configure.. . . . . . . . . . 13

    make.. . . . . . . . . . . 15

    make install.. . . . . . . . . . 16

    Storage Concepts.. . . . . . . . . . 16

    Listing Hardware Information.. . . . . . . . 22

CHAPTER 2: Manage Files and Directories.. . . . . . . . . 27

    File Editing.. . . . . . . . . . . 27

    File Compression, Archiving, and Backup. . . . . . 36

    File Metadata.. . . . . . . . . . . 41

    Soft and Hard Links.. . . . . . . . . 43

    Copying Files Between Systems.. . . . . . . 46

    File and Directory Operations.. . . . . . . . 49

CHAPTER 3: Configure and Manage Storage Using the Appropriate Tools.. . . 57

    Disk Partitioning.. . . . . . . . . . 57

    Mounting Local and Remote Devices.. . . . . . 61

    Filesystem Management. . . . . . . . . 66

    Monitoring Storage Space and Disk Usage. . . . . . 70

    Creating and Modifying Volumes Using Logical Volume Manager (LVM).. . . . . . . . . . 71

    Inspecting RAID Implementations.. . . . . . . 75

    Storage Area Network (SAN)/Network-Attached Storage (NAS). . 78

    Storage Hardware.. . . . . . . . . . 82

CHAPTER 4: Configure and Use the Appropriate Processes and Services.. . . 85

    System Services. . . . . . . . . . 85

    Scheduling Services. . . . . . . . . . 90

    Process Management. . . . . . . . . 97

CHAPTER 5: Use the Appropriate Networking Tools or Configuration Files. . . 113

    Interface Management.. . . . . . . . . 113

    Name Resolution.. . . . . . . . . . 122

    Network Monitoring.. . . . . . . . . 127

    Remote Networking Tools.. . . . . . . . 132

CHAPTER 6: Build and Install Software. . . . . . . . . 139

    Package Management.. . . . . . . . . 139

    Sandboxed Applications.. . . . . . . . . 149

    System Updates.. . . . . . . . . . 150

Part II: Security

CHAPTER 7: Manage Software Configurations.. . . . . . . . 155

    Updating Configuration Files.. . . . . . . . 155

    Configure Kernel Options.. . . . . . . . 158

    Configure Common System Services.. . . . . . . 165

    Localization.. . . . . . . . . . . 172

CHAPTER 8: Security Best Practices in a Linux Environment.. . . . . 177

    Managing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Certificates.. . . 177

    Certificate Use Cases. . . . . . . . . 181

    Authentication.. . . . . . . . . . 181

    Linux Hardening.. . . . . . . . . . 188

CHAPTER 9: Implement Identity Management. . . . . . . . 201

    Account Creation and Deletion. . . . . . . . 201

    .bashrc. . . . . . . . . . . 212

    Account Management.. . . . . . . . . 212

CHAPTER 10: Implement and Configure Firewalls.. . . . . . . . 219

    Firewall Use Cases.. . . . . . . . . . 219

    Common Firewall Technologies.. . . . . . . 221

    Key Firewall Features.. . . . . . . . . 223

CHAPTER 11: Configure and Execute Remote Connectivity for System Management.. 227

    SSH.. . . . . . . . . . . . 227

    Executing Commands as Another User.. . . . . . 235

CHAPTER 12: Apply the Appropriate Access Controls. . . . . . . 241

    File Permissions.. . . . . . . . . . 241

    Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux).. . . . . . . 243

    AppArmor.. . . . . . . . . . . 247

    Command-Line Utilities.. . . . . . . . . 250

Part III: Scripting, Containers, and Automation

CHAPTER 13: Create Simple Shell Scripts to Automate Common Tasks. . . . 265

    Shell Script Elements.. . . . . . . . . 265

    Common Script Utilities.. . . . . . . . . 286

    Environment Variables. . . . . . . . . 298

    Relative and Absolute Paths.. . . . . . . . 302

CHAPTER 14: Perform Basic Container Operations. . . . . . . 305

    Container Management.. . . . . . . . . 305

    Container Image Operations.. . . . . . . . 312

CHAPTER 15: Perform Basic Version Control Using Git.. . . . . . . 317

    Introduction to Version Control and Git.. . . . . . 317

    clone.. . . . . . . . . . . . 321

    push.. . . . . . . . . . . . 323

    pull.. . . . . . . . . . . . 324

    commit.. . . . . . . . . . . . 324

    add.. . . . . . . . . . . . 325

    branch/checkout.. . . . . . . . . . 325

    tag.. . . . . . . . . . . . 329

    gitignore.. . . . . . . . . . . 330

CHAPTER 16: Common Infrastructure as Code Technologies.. . . . . 333

    File Formats. . . . . . . . . . . 334

    Utilities.. . . . . . . . . . . . 335

    Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).. . . 338

    Advanced Git Topics.. . . . . . . . . 339

CHAPTER 17: Container, Cloud, and Orchestration Concepts.. . . . . 343

    Kubernetes Benefits and Application Use Cases.. . . . . 344

    Single-Node, Multicontainer Use Cases. . . . . . 346

    Container Persistent Storage.. . . . . . . . 346

    Container Networks.. . . . . . . . . 347

    Service Mesh.. . . . . . . . . . . 349

    Bootstrapping. . . . . . . . . . . 350

    Container Registries.. . . . . . . . . 350

Part IV: Troubleshooting

CHAPTER 18: Analyze and Troubleshoot Storage Issues.. . . . . . 353

    High Latency.. . . . . . . . . . . 353

    Input/Output Operations per Second (IOPS) Scenarios.. . . 354

    Capacity Issues.. . . . . . . . . . 355

    Filesystem Issues. . . . . . . . . . 358

    I/O Scheduler. . . . . . . . . . . 359

    Device Issues.. . . . . . . . . . . 360

    Mount Option Problems.. . . . . . . . . 363

CHAPTER 19: Analyze and Troubleshoot Network Resource Issues.. . . . 365

    Network Configuration Issues.. . . . . . . . 365

    Firewall Issues.. . . . . . . . . . 367

    Interface Errors.. . . . . . . . . . 367

    Bandwidth Limitations. . . . . . . . . 373

    Name Resolution Issues. . . . . . . . . 374

    Testing Remote Systems.. . . . . . . . . 375

CHAPTER 20: Analyze and Troubleshoot Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Memory Issues. . . . 379

    Runaway Processes.. . . . . . . . . . 379

    Zombie Processes.. . . . . . . . . . 380

    High Load Average.. . . . . . . . . . 383

    High Run Queues.. . . . . . . . . . 384

    CPU Times.. . . . . . . . . . . 384

    CPU Process Priorities.. . . . . . . . . 384

    Memory Exhaustion.. . . . . . . . . 385

    Out of Memory (OOM). . . . . . . . . 385

    Swapping.. . . . . . . . . . . 386

    Hardware. . . . . . . . . . . 388

CHAPTER 21: Analyze and Troubleshoot User Access and File Permissions. . . 397

    User Login Issues.. . . . . . . . . . 397

    User File Access Issues. . . . . . . . . 400

    Password Issues. . . . . . . . . . 404

    Privilege Elevation.. . . . . . . . . . 405

    Quota Issues. . . . . . . . . . . 405

CHAPTER 22: Use systemd to Diagnose and Resolve Common Problems with a Linux System. . . . . 411

    Unit Files. . . . . . . . . . . 412

    Common Problems.. . . . . . . . . . 429

9780137898558, TOC, 8/11/2022

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