File Permissions & Links

Linux
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Among the numerous duties of a Linux administrator is the management of system files. Let's look at how to manage file and directory permissions, use hard and symbolic links, and locate files in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, or FHS.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe the file and directory permissions system in Linux
    use commands to manage user access permissions to regular and special files as well as directories
    use suid, sgid and the Sticky Bit to maintain security
    configure the default File Creation Mask
    apply access permissions to files and directories for a group
    create file and directory links
  • describe the differences between soft and hard links
    describe when you should link to a file versus copying a file
    use links to solve some common system administration tasks
    identify the correct locations for files under the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, or FHS
    use tools to find files and commands on a Linux system

IN THIS COURSE

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    Managing File and Directory Permissions
    4m 7s
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    2. 
    Managing File and Directory Permissions
    3m 17s
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    3. 
    Special Permissions
    5m 10s
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    4. 
    Configuring the File Creation Mask
    2m 45s
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    5. 
    Using the Group Field
    2m 12s
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    6. 
    Creating File and Directory Links
    6m 9s
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    7. 
    Identifying Hard and Soft Links
    4m 17s
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    8. 
    Copying versus Linking Files
    3m 21s
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    9. 
    Using Links for Administration Tasks
    4m 50s
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    10. 
    File Locations in the FHS
    3m 59s
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    11. 
    Finding Files
    7m 58s

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