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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 an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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