Manage Users in Linux
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Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

The Manage Users in Linux IT Pro Challenge lab from Learn on demand challenges students to use Linux command-line tools to manage users. This lab requires students to use Linux command-line tools to manage user accounts, groups and group memberships, create an administrator account, and add a graphical user interface (GUI) tool to manage users.

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Overview

Description:

This challenge is ideal for intermediate students who have some familiarity with the Linux command line. This lab has a 60-minute time limit, which should allow you to complete all the lab tasks. Operating system administration and user account configuration and maintenance is an important skill for the System Administrator work role. Identifying, modifying, and manipulating user accounts within Linux are important skills for the Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst and Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst work roles. This intermediate lab will help students understand how the Linux command line and GUI tools are used to create an administrator account and manage user accounts, groups, and group memberships. It will be helpful to most career paths because understanding how to use the command line and GUI tools is a fundamental skill in information technology, and knowing how to manage user accounts, groups, and group memberships can be useful for many career paths.

Quick Info:

• Skills: Use Linux command-line tools to manage user accounts, groups and group memberships, create an administrator account, and add a graphical user interface (GUI) tool to manage users. • Time limit: 60 minutes • Skill level: Intermediate • Work roles: Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst, Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst, Network Operations Specialist, System Administrator

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