Prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ exam XK0-004 or grow your skills working with one of the most widely used operating systems for server environments.
For many years, Linux has dominated the server install base in the business world—and it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future, especially as we transition to the Cloud. The CompTIA Linix+ certification – Exam id XK0-004 is proof positive that you have what it takes to work in this IT field. See our press release announcing this new course.
This courseware builds on your existing experience with systems operations and administration to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation computing models. The popularity of Linux has led to a greater need for information technology (IT) professionals who can manage servers that run some form of the Linux kernel and the associated GNU tools that make a Linux distribution.
This course and the CompTIA exam XK0-004 are designed for IT professionals whose primary job responsibility is the management of servers and other devices running the Linux operating system. A typical student in this course should have at least nine months of hands-on Linux experience and at least one and a half years of IT experience in other computing environments. The target student should wish to expand their skill set to support their career in Linux system administration and operation. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Linux+ certification and who want to prepare for Exam XK0-004.
CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 Exam Objectives
Per CompTIA, the following objectives are established for the Linux+ exam XK0-004:
CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. The new exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & virtualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server-side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting, and SELinux.
Key Makeup of Exam XK0-004
- Up to 90 test questions
- A combination of multiple-choice, performance-based, and fill-in-the-blank questions.
- Exam time is 90 minutes
- A passing score is 720 on a scale of 100-900
- Testing and official certification are provided by CompTIA. Click here for testing options.