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RHEL 8: Managing Users and Groups

by Andrew Mallett

Creating and managing local accounts is a required skill of any Linux administrator. This course will teach you all that you need to know about managing users, groups, and passwords in Linux.

What you'll learn

Linux provides you with a root account, but you'll need more accounts than just that as well as elevating to root when required. In this course, RHEL 8: Managing Users and Groups, you’ll learn to manage the lifecycle of user in Linux. First, you’ll explore basic user management. Next, you’ll discover the complexity of password management and chow authentication occurs. Finally, you’ll learn how to allow elevation securely to the root account. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of account management needed to class yourself as a Linux administrator.

About the author

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).

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