The Linux Foundation has announced that the Linux Foundation Certified IT Administrator (LFCA) exam is now available for registration.

The LFCA is a pre-professional certification intended for those new to the industry or considering starting an IT career. This certification is ideal for users interested in advancing to the professional level through a demonstrated understanding of critical concepts for modern IT systems including cloud computing.

LFCA consists of 60 multiple-choice questions that provides assurance that a certificant possesses knowledge of fundamental IT concepts including operating systems, software application installation and management, hardware installation, use of the command line and basic programming, basic networking functions, security best practices, and other related topics to validate their capability and preparedness for an entry-level IT position in the age of cloud computing.

The exam is taken remotely with a live proctor monitoring via webcam and screen sharing.

The certification exam tests specific domains and competencies including: Linux Fundamentals (20%); System Administration Fundamentals (20%); Cloud Computing Fundamentals (20%); Security Fundamentals (16%); DevOps Fundamentals (16%); and Supporting Applications and Developers (8%).

The LFCA exam is available for enrollment now, with the ability to schedule an exam becoming available on January 15, 2021.

Through December 8, 2020, the exam is discounted 40% with code CYBERSALE40 during The Linux Foundation’s Cyber Monday sale.

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