Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Patch the System Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Patch the System

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • Install update manually
  • Enable Automatic Security Updates
  • Update a single package or package group

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 110.1 Perform security administration tasks
  • CompTIA: 3.1 Given a scenario, apply or acquire the appropriate user and/or group permissions and ownership.
  • CompTIA: 4.4 Given a scenario, analyze and troubleshoot application and hardware issues.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Patch the System

Patching the system requires the system to be updated from time to time with the latest version of packages. Updates can be deployed in two different ways:

  • Manually - The administrator must run the respective commands to deploy the updates.
  • Automatically - The administrator configures the system to download the updates automatically.

In this exercise, you will learn to deploy updates manually and automatically.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • Install update manually
  • Enable Automatic Security Updates
  • Update a single package or package group

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