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Accessing Linux Systems Using RHEL 8

In this hands-on lab, we will take a look at the `su` command, explore the power of the `ssh` command, configure key-based authentication for SSH, and take a look at the SSH utilities for secure file transfer. *This course is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat.*

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Dec 04, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log in and Switch Users

    Sign in to the lab system and perform user account elevation tasks.

  2. Challenge

    Access Remote Systems Using SSH

    1. Connect to a remote system via ssh and run some performance-related queries.
    2. Query the remote system and have the output returned to the initial system.
  3. Challenge

    Configure Key-Based Authentication for SSH

    1. Generate a public/private key pair using the defaults.
    2. Copy that ID to the remote server.
    3. Connect to the remote server and test your access with the key.
  4. Challenge

    Securely Transfer Files between Systems

    1. Execute a backup command on a remote system.
    2. Copy the resulting file from the remote system to the local system using scp. Bonus points if you can do it without having to type a password!

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