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LPI Certification Development Update

Jan 27, 2000, 00:24 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kara Pritchard)

By Kara Pritchard

The LPI wants your help to develop the level 2 Linux System Administration exam.

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has been developing professional certification tests for Linux system administrators. This article will update you on our progress.

The LPI is a Not For Profit organization based out of Toronto, Canada. The LPI project is dedicated to providing a community developed, community based, and community served, certification project that fills all the requirements of today's corporate certification market. LPI's success has been based on the participation and support from community members and sponsors to help develop the program into what the Linux community itself wants and needs. The LPI team needs your support and participation. We invite you to join us.

Level 1 Linux System Administration

  • Test 1a: Released and Prospering
  • Test 1b: Development Near Completion
    • The LPIC-1b exam is finalizing the development and implementation stages, and is planned to be released in Mid March.
  • Test 2x: Help Wanted
    • LPI needs test questions for the Test 2x exams.These exams coverunique aspects of individual distributions (Caldera, Debian, TurboLinux (Pacific HiTech), RedHat, Slackware, and SuSE). LPI is looking for item submissions for these topics. See http://www.lpi.org/cgi-bin/tips.py to submit testing items.
    • Contact scott@lpi.org for more information.

Level 2 Linux System Administration

  • New Staff Member
    • 1/12/00 - Kara Pritchard was hired as Assistant Director for Program Development. Kara's first project is to start development and discussion of development of LPIC-2.
  • LPIC-2: Help Wanted
    • LPI is currently discussing the tasks and technical requirements required for Level 2 Linux System Administration. To participate in the discussion, send an email to Listar@new.lpi.org with subscribe lpi-examdev in the subject line. (Note: Current list subscribers will not be required to subscribe to the new list.)
    • View current developments at http://www.lpi.org/jobdesc-l2.html
    • Contact kara@lpi.org for more information.