In this video, we will cover the various ways you can utilize the Usermod command in Linux to perform user maintenance actions. The Usermod command is a powerful utility that is a great asset in the Linux SysAdmin toolbelt.
0:00 – Welcome
0:30 – SSH into Linode Instance
0:58 – What is the Usermod command?
1:04 – Adding a User to a Group
3:19 – Adding a User to More than One Group
4:17 – Changing a User’s Home Directory
6:20 – Changing the Name of a User Account
7:07 – Locking Out a User
8:12 – Setting an Expiration Date for a User’s Password
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