A Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certificate
A Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certificate
Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)

I’ve longed to share an experience on my recent success in the LFCS exam; however, the time hasn’t really been on my side. Luckily for me, I’ve been able to squeeze this one in.

The Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam is one which seeks to validate a candidates ability to demonstrate hands-on expertise in administering Linux systems. It centres on curated domains, such as ;

  • essential commands
  • operation of running systems
  • user and group management
  • networking, service configuration
  • storage management.

The Journey

Somewhere in the month of April, I applied for the scholarship and got selected in the cloud captains…


Introduction

This article provides a walk-through on how to configure a server to handle your node.js application using the PM2 process manager and Nginx as a reverse proxy server.

Prerequisites

  1. Access to an ubuntu server (In this article, we’ll be using the Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS (Bionic Beaver)).
  2. Node.js v10.0.0 and above. The express application framework should also be ready. https://nodejs.org/en/download/
  3. Nginx installed (we’ll be using the nginx/1.14.0 ubuntu release in this article). https://docs.nginx.com/nginx/admin-guide/installing-nginx/installing-nginx-open-source/

Building the node.js application

For simplicity, a basic hello world app will be created. The app will simply return the ‘hello world’ response once a request is made…

Okpallannuozo Nnaemeka A.

Cloud Evangelist | Tech is key.

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