User & Group Management

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7    |    Intermediate
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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

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    1. 
    Describe Users and Groups
    4m 11s
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    2. 
    Managing Users within Gnome
    2m 53s
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    3. 
    Changing your Password
    3m 2s
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    4. 
    Working with /etc/password and /etc/shadow
    3m 50s
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    5. 
    Resetting a Users Password
    4m 18s
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    6. 
    Managing Users from the Shell
    4m 5s
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    7. 
    Setting User properties in /etc/passwd
    2m 46s
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    8. 
    Using Password Policies
    3m 18s
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    9. 
    Managing Groups
    2m 29s
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    10. 
    Adding Users to Groups
    2m 52s
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    11. 
    Modifying a Users Default Group
    4m 50s
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    12. 
    Exercise: Add users, groups, and install Packages
    4m 4s

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