LPIC 104.5 Manage file permissions and ownership

Weight: 3

Key Knowledge Areas:

  • Manage access permissions on regular and special files as well as directories
  • Use access modes such as suid, sgid and the sticky bit to maintain security
  • Know how to change the file creation mask
  • Use the group field to grant file access to group members

Terms and Utilities:

  • chmod
  • umask
  • chown
  • chgrp