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Mastering Ubuntu Server by Jay LaCroix

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Summary

In the field, managing users and permissions is something you'll find yourself doing quite a bit. New users will join your organization, while others will leave, so this is something that will become ingrained in your mental tool-set. Even if you're the only person using your servers, you'll find yourself managing permissions for applications as well, given the fact that processes cannot function if they don't have access to their required resources. In this chapter, we took a lengthy dive into managing users, groups, and permissions. We worked through creating and removing users, assigning permissions, and managing administrative access with sudo. Practice these concepts on your server. When you get the hang of it, I'll see you in our ...

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