Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Manage File Permissions and Ownership Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Manage File Permissions and Ownership

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage access permissions
  • Use various access modes to maintain security
  • Change the umask of a file
  • Manage file access to group members

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 104.5 Manage file permissions and ownership
  • CompTIA: 3.1 Given a scenario, apply or acquire the appropriate user and/or group permissions and ownership.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Manage File Permissions and Ownership

Each file that is created on the Linux system needs to have some type of permission. For example, the owner always has the read and write permissions. However, the owner may choose to deny any kind of permission on the respective file.

In this exercise, you will understand how to manage file permissions and ownership.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage access permissions
  • Use various access modes to maintain security
  • Change the umask of a file
  • Manage file access to group members

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