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During installation, you must create a root user account for the system. What user account number does this account use?
0
1
10
100
You have been called in to help a small company. They want to increase the security of their small network and one of the tasks you have been given to do is to move their passwords from the /etc/passwd file to the /etc/shadow file. Which utility would you use to accomplish this?
sync
pwconv
cp
shadow
In the /etc/shadow file, which character in the password field indicates that a standard user account is locked?
?
During a Fedora distribution installation, you choose to add a regular user account. The only other user that has been added to the system was root. What is the most likely user id associated with the new user?
1
2
101
500
Whats is the UID in the line from the /etc/passwd file below?

pmallory:x:514:550:Paul Mallory:/hom/pmallory:bin/bash
550
pmallory
514
x
In which file would you find an entry similar to the following line:

sales:x;510:pclark, mmckay, hsamon
/etc/passwd
/etc/group
/etc/gshadow
/etc/shadow
You have been asked to temporarily fill in an administrator who has just been fired. This admin was know to take a lax view of security, and it is suspected that passwords are still kept in the /etc/passwd file. When viewing that file, which entry below would indicate that the passwords are there?
adam:x:341:52:Adam Fox:/users/adam:/gin/bash
clifford:x:687:301:non secure user:/root:
kolton:34uyx:431:0:Back Door:/root:/bin/bash
eddie:x:100:100:://users/eddie:
You are viewing the /etc/passwd file, and you notice that following entry:

pclark:x:501:501:Petunia Clark:/home/pclark:/bin/bash

What statement best describes this entry?
The pclark password is the letter x
The pclark password is stored in the /etc/shadow file
The pclark user account is locked
The pclard user account has not set a password