By taking this course you will thoroughly learn the methods used in Linux to control access to resources, from simple file modes through to AppArmor, with filesystem based and Network Server based ACLS in between.
Being able to control resource access is one of the most fundamental security features of any operating system. In this course, Access Control Mechanisms in Linux, you will learn the foundation knowledge required for the different methods used in Linux. First, you will start, initially, with the basic file mode and special permissions to ensure that nothing has escaped you. Next, you will look at both local ACLs and network-based ACLS. By this, it implies you will learn to the manage POSIX ACLs in the local filesystem, NFSv4 ACLs working with Network File Servers, and CIFS ACLs with SAMBA Servers. Moving on, you will discover how to implement Kerberos-based authentication to NFS Exports. Finally, this course introduces you to Mandatory ACLs in the form of AppArmor. By the end of this course, you will have gained the required knowledge to secure your Linux system using ACLs.
Andrew is a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin
and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).