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OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821) by Michael Ernest

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Image TWO-MINUTE DRILL

Understanding Users and Groups

Image A user account is any valid entry that exists in the /etc/passwd file. The password for each entry is kept in the /etc/shadow file. If the user account is a role, that information is stored in the /etc/user_attr file.

Image Group data is stored in the /etc/group file. The GID extends a user’s permissions to files that belong to any group that user is a member of.

The format of each account-based file is ...

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