Perform Security Administration Tasks

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
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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