Forcing Users To Change Password Upon First Sign In
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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

In this lab you will create a new user account and set their password to expire upon first login so that they are forced to create their own password. NOTE: Before you begin, please ensure ...

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Overview

Introduction: The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab is a premium Cybrary lab from Learn on Demand Systems intended for students at the Beginner level. This lab helps the student to create new users' accounts and their passwords and force the passwords to be changed upon first sign in. The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab is the third lab of Cybersecurity: Tools and Access Management - Challenge Series. It is estimated that the practice lab takes about 30 minutes to 45 minutes to complete it.

The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab uses two virtual machines: Kali Linux server and Ubuntu Linux workstation. The challenge does not require advanced experience with Linux to complete. The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab comes with detailed step-by-step instructions to follow. At the end of Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab, the student will be able to create and manage users' accounts in Linux.

This lab would be beneficial for students on the System Administrator career path.

Skill/Activity Breakdown: The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab develops knowledge of organizational information technology (IT) user security policies (e.g., account creation, password rules, access control). This is important for the work role of the System Administrator.

The lab develops the skill to manipulate applicable system components in Linux (password, files, users' account, ...). This is important for the work role of Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst and Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst.

The lab develops the skill of password hardening in Linux. This is important for the work role of Cyber Instructor and Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist.

By completing the Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab, the student will learn how to create new users' accounts and force the change from the default password after the first sign in. Learning these skills is important for a system administrator.

Conclusion: The Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab is presented by Cybrary and created by Learn on Demand Systems. This practice lab is part of Cybersecurity: Tools and Access Management - Challenge Series, and it is intended for students to develop the skills of creating users' accounts in Linux.

Click on Forcing Users to Change Password Upon First Sign In lab to learn how to properly create users' accounts and force the change from the default password after the first sign in.