User Maintenance

Lab Exercise User Maintenance   Step 1:  Create Users   1.  User administration is one of the most important aspect of Linux administration.  You could manually create users but commands adduser or useradd can be used to handle the creation of users.  We will create five users.    2.  We…

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Practice Test: Creating users with options

Creating users with different options.   This example will show exactly how to create users with varied options: Create users tom , john and harry.   Set harry to UID 1234, set john shell to non-interactive, and set all passwords to redhat99. Solution:  useradd tom useradd  -s /bin/nologin john useradd -u 1234…

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Practice Test: Resetting Root Password

Resetting the root password requires you have access to the server console. For physical machines, console is the monitor or kvm plugged into the machine. For virtual machines, console is the virtual console provided with the type of virtual server. Reset root password when you don’t already know it. Solution:…

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