Linux: Network Client Management (LPIC-2)
by Andrew Mallett
Providing network clients with an IP Address on the network via DHCP is essential to any communication. This course will cover this topic as well as provisioning user accounts to clients with openLDAP.
What you'll learn
Providing network clients with an IP Address on the network via DHCP is essential to any communication. In this course, Linux: Network Client Management (LPIC-2), you will start by learning to configure DHCP, an essential service on any network. You will learn to be able to compare both DNSMasq and the ISC DHCP Servers. Next, you will explore how to unify user accounts in a central identity vault, providing greater security and ease of management. You will also see how to authenticate web and Linux users to the LDAP directory. Finally, you will learn to extend Linux authentication to LDAP by implementing SSSD to choose users from more than one LDAP domain. By the end of this course, you will attain the skills to further yourself in today's connected world.
About the author
Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java.
Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named
"Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... moreicrosoft Deployment Toolkit as well as countless bespoke PXE solutions
to training organizations.
His commitment to the community shows in the amount of content that he has uploaded to his YouTube channel since theurbanpenguin was founded in 2009, as well as more recently helping with the
Google / Raspberry Pi CoderDojo project. He also teaches Linux in schools.
Over the years Andrew has taught Novell, Microsoft, Lotus Notes, Citrix, Solaris as well as Linux. It is Linux, though, where his love is. Andrew is able to help you understand how the product will fit into your organization and understand the heterogeneous environment we all work in.