Setup Host Security

Practice Labs Module
Difficulty
Intermediate

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.

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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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