Chapter 1. Advanced User Management

In this chapter, we will introduce some advanced user and group management scenarios along with some examples on how to handle advanced level options such as password aging, managing sudoers, and so on, on a day to day basis. Here, we are assuming that we have already successfully installed CentOS 7 along with a root and user credentials as we do in the traditional format. Also, the command examples, in this chapter, assume you are logged in or switched to the root user.

The following topics will be covered:

  • User and group management from the GUI and the command line
  • Quotas
  • Password aging
  • Sudoers

Managing users and groups from GUI and the command line

We can add a user to the system using useradd from the command line ...

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