Learn how to create, modify, delete and get an info of users and groups, and switch to root user to run commands that need full privileges in Linux.
Learn how to use “setfacl” and “getfacl” commands for setting up and showing Access Control Lists (ACLs).
Learn how to set default ACLs on directories, and how to remove all set ACL permissions or remove an ACL for specific user on a particular file.
By the end of this project, you will be able to apply and practice the important commands needed to manage your Linux system efficiently. You will be able to access information related to the user and its group ID in your Linux system using the “id” command. You will be able to switch to the root user and use it to run commands that need full privileges. Moreover, you will be able to create, modify, and delete users and groups and manage their passwords across your Linux system. Also, you will be able to identify access control lists and use “setfacl” and “getfacl” commands for setting up ACL and showing ACL respectively. Finally, you will be able to set default ACLs on directories, assign automatically the default ACL permissions to any files created within that directory and remove all set ACL permissions / ACL for a specific user on a particular file. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
You will be able to apply the role of users and groups and run commands as the super-user on a Linux system.
You will be able to create, modify, and delete users and groups and manage their Passwords across your Linux system.
You will be able to identify the Access Control Lists (ACL) and use the “setfacl” and “getfacl” commands for setting up and showing ACL respectively.
You will be able to set default ACLs on directories, assign it to any files created within a directory and remove all set ACL permissions or remove an ACL for specific user on a particular file.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
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How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
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Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
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