On a multi-user system like CentOS, learn how we can create users and groups to organize access.
- [Instructor] On a CentOs machine, … we can create users with a useradd tool. … This creates a home folder for the user in home, … adds an entry for the user in the system's etc/passwd file … and adds an entry to hold their password hash in etc/shadow. … Once a user is created, … we need to set a password for the user … which they can use to log in … and we need to configure them … to be a member of appropriate groups. … Let's create a user. … We went through this briefly earlier … but I want to take a moment to add a little more detail. … To create a user, … I'll write useradd … and provide a name. … This will add a regular user to the system … with a username anne. … A regular user has their own space for files … but can't install software, … doesn't have super user privileges … and they can't do anything else … that might be considered administrative. … Using the id command, … we can see some information about the user. … The user has the uid or user id number 1001. … Human user accounts are numbered starting at 1000. …
- What is CentOS?
- Installing CentOS
- Configuring networking manually
- Configuring the network with NetworkManager
- Connecting remotely
- Working with security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)
- Setting up a firewall
- Setting up a web server
- Sharing user home folders with Samba
- Setting up a desktop environment
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Administration
3. Working with Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
4. Working with Common Services and Applications
5. Using a Desktop
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