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SSFIPS Securing Cisco Networks with Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention System Study Guide: Exam 500-285 by John Gay, Alex Tatistcheff, Todd Lammle

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Chapter 9 Account Management

THE SSFIPS EXAM TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • ✓ 8.1 Understand the permissions available to different account roles
  • ✓ 8.2 Describe the features that can use external authentication

In this chapter, we’re going to cover a variety of administrative functions for user account management. For instance, having a user account with administrator access allows you to create, manage, and delete other user accounts.

As we progress, you’ll learn all about internal and external user account management, how to describe various user roles, and how to create custom user roles. We’ll demonstrate how to configure both internal and external user accounts and show you how to permit a user to escalate their ...

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