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IT 1500 Users and Groups Quiz
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Standard unix command to add a user
Perl script/ symbolic link to create a user with an interactive experience
Linux command to add multiple users
Standard Unix tool to remove user
Script or symbolic line to userdel or in debian a symbolic link to adduser
Where are all local user accounts stored?
What does each line in the passwd file contain?
login name: encrypted password placeholder: UID:Default GID: GECOS (fullname, office, Office Phone,Home Phone): Home Directory: Login Shell
Where did the encrypted passwords use to be stored?
Since /etc/passwd is world readable, the encrypted password was moved to where?
Which encryption methods does /etc/shadow typically use?
md5, crypt, or blowfish
What command would you use to update password aging information?
Do logon names need to be unique?
Which characters does linux allow?
a-z, 0-9, _ and -
What is the max number of characters that a Linux logon name will hold?
What is the UID of root?
Should the user UIDs be unique across the enterprise?
Which file are the groups stored in?
What command allows users to change their GECOS information?
What command allows users to change their default shell (from bash)?
The shell options are listed in which file?
Should Group names and GIDs be consistent across the enterprise?
The group file contains which fields?
Group Name: Encrypted Password (placeholder): GID: List of Members (comma seperated)
Which file allows you to modify startup files?
Which command is used to edit a password in Linux?
Does vipw really edit?
No it just uses useradd
Which command is used to change a password?
Which options can be used with passwd to unlock, lock, or display a status?
-l , -u, -S
Where are the defaults of useradd stored?
If no pam.d support is offered where are the useradd defaults stored?
Can you use adduser to add users to groups on Linux?
Which linux commands are best to use for adding or removing users?
deluser, and adduser
How do you find which group a user belongs to?
Which command can be used to list the IDs associated with a user?
id (lists ids of current user) or id <username>
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