Tutorial Video: User Management For Linux

By Greg Keller Posted May 10, 2017

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Want to learn about Linux user management using JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service® platform? Admins who manage their Linux users with our cloud identity management solution are able to natively create accounts or import them from existing directories. They can then connect those users to IT resources via LDAP, SAML, and RADIUS among other protocols. IT organizations that are managing a fleet of Linux servers within their own data centers, or at Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers such as AWS and Google Cloud, can greatly benefit from a cloud user management platform.

Benefits of this approach include robust remote management of users and an employee self-service portal that helps reduce IT workload. View the video below for a walkthrough of the different management abilities that are available to you.

User Management for Linux | JumpCloud Tutorial

In this video you will learn:

  1. Password complexity management
  2. Provisioning a user to a Linux system
  3. Removing a user from a Linux system

We hope that you found this video tutorial helpful, but if you would like further instruction, please visit our support page here and the section on getting started with users. The secure and efficient management of user identities is at the very core of everything we do at JumpCloud.

Questions about User Management for Linux?

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We’re always happy to help if you have any general or technical questions about Linux user management. You can reach out to us directly here on our contact page.

If you would like to see more tutorial videos, check out this playlist with all of our product tutorial videos. You can also learn more on our KnowledgeBase.

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You can get started right now – without even having to put in your credit card. JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service is free forever for your first ten users, so there’s no reason not to try our cloud identity management platform out and see what you’ve been missing. Learn more in our technical datasheet or sign up for your free IDaaS account today.

Greg Keller

Greg is JumpCloud's Chief Product Officer, overseeing the product management team, product vision and go-to-market execution for the company's Directory-as-a-Service offering. The SaaS-based platform re-imagines Active Directory and LDAP for the cloud era, securely connecting and managing employees, their devices and IT applications.

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