Tutorial for SYSLOG with Examples in Red Hat Linux

I have written another article with step by step instructions to redirect specific messages to different a log file from /var/log/messages so that your messages file is not filled up with unwanted eventsSyslog is one of the most important standards used in Linux as it is the key file which helps you determine the different … Read more

How to create user without useradd command in Linux

Follow these steps to create a user without using useradd command in Red Hat Linux. Step 1 Add an entry of user details in /etc/passwd The field details are as shown below username:password:UID:GID:Comments:Home_Directory:Login Shell # vi /etc/passwd user:x:501:501:test user:/home/user:/bin/bash   Step 2 You will have to create a group with same name. So add a … Read more

Understanding Special Permission Sticky Bit in Linux

Understanding Special Permission Sticky Bit in Linux

Now there are few permissions which are used in Linux and are referred as special permission due to SUID and SGID in their respective link their different functionality in terms of their usage. You can find details about   Sticky Bit This special permission becomes very useful in most the cases. This is used when you … Read more

How to set or edit quota limit for a user or file-system, assign or modify grace period with examples in Linux

The setquota command sets and changes the quota limits for a user, a group, or a file set.. Quota Implementation is done in Linux to limit the storage consumption per user/group. Features: Limit storage consumption per user/group Based on disk block usage or inode usage Imposed in 2 stages (thresholds) : soft and hard Soft … Read more