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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Lion Support Essentials by Kevin M. White

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Chapter 2. User Accounts

Time

This chapter takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Recognize various user account types and user attributes

Create and manage user accounts and home folders

Understand and implement user security techniques

Resolve issues that prevent users from accessing their accounts

One of the hallmarks of a modern operating system is support for multiple user accounts. Lion delivers this in spades with a robust, secure, and highly polished multiuser environment. Lion’s UNIX foundation is the root of this sophisticated multiple-user environment. UNIX operating systems have a long history of providing such services. Apple has made many improvements to the UNIX functionality by providing advanced user management features ...

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