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Ubuntu Linux Administration: User and Group Management

by Andrew Mallett

If you manage a shared access Linux server, you'll need to work with user and group accounts. This course will teach you the fundamental skills in managing local identities in Linux.

What you'll learn

Managing users and groups in Linux enables you to protect resources on your system. In this course, Ubuntu Linux Administration: User and Group Management, you’ll learn to manage local identities in Ubuntu 20.04. First, you’ll explore user accounts and the tools used to manage them. Next, you’ll discover passwords and authentication. Finally, you’ll learn how to enable additional features using Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM). When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of local identity management needed to manage users and groups in Linux.

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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