Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Setup Host Security 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 - Setup Host Security

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Shadow passwords
  • Turn off network services not in use
  • Role of TCP wrappers

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • LPI: 110.2 Setup host security
  • CompTIA: 2.2 Given a scenario, manage users and groups
  • CompTIA: 2.4 Given a scenario, manage services

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Setup Host Security

Setting up host security is all the more relevant and required in the current networked multi-user environment. In this exercise, you will understand how to setup host security.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Shadow passwords
  • Turn off network services not in use
  • Role of TCP wrappers

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