Shawn Powers, SPOTO trainer, covers the knowledge server administrators need to know to access permissions and control who can access which files. He also demonstrates how to apply a basic level of security to files and directories in Linux systems.
This Linux training video is available.
Maintaining a Linux environment is only possible if permissions are assigned and file ownership is updated. Security is as simple as giving the right permissions to the right people. However, it is possible to be less secure if you don’t do this.
The course covers topics like the relationship between permissions, ownership, system administration, using permissions, ownership to provide fundamental security, understanding the Linux commands to check and change permission statuses, as well as:
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Understanding Octal Notation
Use ACLs to Supplement File Permissions
Scaling Privilege on a Linux System
This training includes:
1 hour of training
You can watch a video from the series here:
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