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Managing Linux users & Access Control List file permissions
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Managing Linux users & Access Control List file permissions

Taught in English

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Beginner level

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2 Hours
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

What you'll learn

  • 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.

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 Hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. You will be able to apply the role of users and groups and run commands as the super-user on a Linux system.

  2. You will be able to create, modify, and delete users and groups and manage their Passwords across your Linux system.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Recommended experience

You shouldn’t be a Linux expert but you should know the basics of Linux to get the most of this project.

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Instructor

Abdelrahman Tarek Hafez
Coursera Project Network
15 Courses2,710 learners

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    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

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    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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