Perform Security Administration Tasks

Practice Labs Module
Difficulty
Intermediate

Introduction Welcome to the Perform Security Administration Tasks Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Perform Security Administration Tasks 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 - Perform Security Administration Tasks

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Find files with the suid/sgid bit set
  • Manage user passwords and password-aging information
  • List the users logged into the system
  • Use the su command
  • Use the sudo command
  • Manage shell resources
  • Discover open ports on a system

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 - Perform Security Administration Tasks

Security administration includes suid/sgid, in this exercise, you will understand how to perform security administration tasks.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Find files with the suid/sgid bit set
  • Manage user passwords and password-aging information
  • List the users logged into the system
  • Use the su command
  • Use the sudo command
  • Manage shell resources
  • Discover open ports on a system
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