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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests: Exam 101-500 and Exam 102-500 - Second Edition

By : Steve Suehring
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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests: Exam 101-500 and Exam 102-500 - Second Edition

By: Steve Suehring

Overview of this book

LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests is the must-have complement to the bestselling LPIC-1 Study Guide. Practice tests help you gain confidence and identify the areas in need of more attention. Ten full-length tests, covering the ten objective domains, and two additional 60-question practice exams contain 1000 practice questions, complete with answers and full explanations! Divided into two parts, this volume of practice tests covers Exams 101-500 and 102-500. Part I covers system architecture, Linux installation and Package management, GNU and Unix Commands, and devices, and Linux filesystems and filesystem hierarchy. Part II focuses on shells and shell scripting, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking, and security.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Chapter 7
Topic 107: Administrative Tasks

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • images  107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files.
    • Key knowledge areas:
      • Add, modify, and remove users and groups.
      • Manage user/group info in password/group databases.
      • Create and manage special purpose and limited accounts.
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
      • /etc/passwd
      • /etc/shadow
      • /etc/group
      • /etc/skel/
      • chage
      • getent
      • groupadd
      • groupdel
      • groupmod
      • passwd
      • useradd
      • userdel
      • usermod
  • images107.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs.
    • Key knowledge areas:
      • Manage cron and at jobs.
      • Configure user access to cron and at services.
      • Understand systemd timer units.
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
      • /etc/cron.{d,daily,hourly,monthly,weekly}/
      • /etc/at.deny
      • /etc/at.allow
      • /etc/crontab
      • /etc/cron.allow
      • /etc/cron.deny
      • /var/spool/cron
      • crontab
      • at
      • atq
      • atrm
      • systemctl
      • systemd-run
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