User & Group Management

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 42m 37s
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Controlling who can access your Linux system is something that most administrators must know how to do. Here you learn how to manage users and groups in Linux.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe how users and groups work and how they are connected
    Add, edit, modify, and delete a user using the gnome user manager application
    Change your password through the gnome interface or from the shell
    Describe the components of the /etc/password file and the purpose of the /etc/shadow file
    Change any users password including the root user
    Add, delete, and edit  a user from a shell including how to set the user properties, shell, and home directory
  • Modify user properties directly in the /etc/passwd file to fix user problems
    Apply user password ageing and other policies to user accounts
    Add, modify and delete groups
    Add a user to a group or groups
    Modify a users default group
    Add and edit users, groups and packages as well as configure user permissions on files

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 11s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe how users and groups work and how they are connected. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Changing your Password
    3m 2s
    In this video, find out how to change your password through the Gnome interface or from the command line. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Working with /etc/password and /etc/shadow
    3m 50s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the components of the /etc/password file and the purpose of the /etc/shadow file. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Resetting a Users Password
    4m 18s
    In this video, you will change any user's password, including the root user. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing Users from the Shell
    4m 5s
    In this video, you will add, delete, and edit a user from a shell including how to set the user properties, shell, and home directory. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Setting User properties in /etc/passwd
    2m 46s
    During this video, you will learn how to modify user properties directly in the /etc/passwd file to fix user problems. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using Password Policies
    3m 18s
    During this video, you will learn how to apply user password aging and other policies to user accounts. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Managing Groups
    2m 29s
    During this video, you will learn how to add, modify, and delete groups. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Adding Users to Groups
    2m 52s
    In this video, you will add a user to one or more groups. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Modifying a Users Default Group
    4m 50s
    In this video, learn how to modify a user's default group. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Exercise: Add users, groups, and install Packages
    4m 4s
    Find out how to add and edit users, groups, and packages, as well as how to configure user permissions on files. FREE ACCESS

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