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Users, Groups, and Authentication

Users, Groups, and Authentication


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Explore Unix network system user accounts, and how they operate. In this course,you will learn common commands to create and manage user accounts from the command line. See how to create, modify, and delete both individual and group user accounts. Examine various Unix user authentication options. Enable secure shell, SSH, and public key authentication. Enhance account sign-in security. Conclude by connecting to a Unix host through Putty or the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol.

Target Audience
Technicians who want to get a thorough grounding of Unix principles through hands-on examples

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.9

Lesson Objectives

Users, Groups, and Authentication

  • start the course
  • define how Unix users and groups are created and managed
  • create a Unix user account from the command line
  • modify a Unix user account from the command line
  • delete a Unix user account from the command line
  • create a Unix group from the command line
  • modify a Unix group from the command line
  • delete a Unix group from the command line
  • describe various Unix user authentication options
  • enhance sign-in security with SSH public key authentication
  • use PuTTY to establish Secure Shell (SSH) connection to a Unix host
  • connect to a Unix host using the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol
  • manage users and groups as well as authentication
  • Course Number:
    lu_unop_a04_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner