This quick reference page provides a summary of the specifications of the Linux+ Base Pod.
The Linux+ Base Pod is one of 2 pods used to support Linux+ labs.
The Linux+ Install Pod is required for Labs 1a and 1b of Series 1, where installation of the OS is performed. All other Linux+ labs are supported using the Linux+ Base Pod. If you plan to include Lab 1a and Lab 1b of Series 1 as part of your course, you will need to also install the Linux+ Install Pod.
The Linux+ Base pod is a 100% virtual machine pod consisting of three virtual machines. Linked together through virtual networking, these three virtual machines provide the environment for a student or team to perform the Linux+ labs.
Linux+ Base Pod
You may request virtual machine templates for the Linux+ Base Pod from CSSIA.
A description of the virtual machines in the Linux+ Base Pod is provided in the table below.
|Image Name||Virtual Machine Name|
The Linux+ course will consume 21 GB of storage per each user pod instance.
Details of the storage requirements for each of the lab virtual machines in the Linux+ Base Pod are provided in the table below. Some fluctuation in the numbers may occur.
|Virtual Machines||Initial Master Pod
(using full clones) GB
The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides virtual machine templates to install on the pod.
To request access to the preconfigured virtual machine templates from CSSIA:
Please refer to the NETLAB+ Linux+ Base Pod Installation Guide for details on installing the VMs on your NETLAB+ system.