Managing Users and Groups in Linux
2 h 15 m
In this lab, you will learn how to manage users and groups as well as configuring PAM for a more secure system.
In this exercise, you will start the Real Time Lab environment for the lab.
In this exercise, you will work with native Linux local user accounts and groups. You will observe the impacts of file permissions, and make a few changes to enhance the security of the system. While you’re at it, you will get lots of practice using the su command to change your identity.
In this exercise, you will learn about the various files which affect a user’s login environment. You will also learn about the usage of shell and environment variables, and the different ways of invoking a script.