Manage Local User Accounts
Learn On Demand Pro Series

Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

The Manage Local User Accounts Guided IT pro Challenge from Learn on Demand challenges students to use PowerShell for creating and managing local user accounts on Microsoft's Azure virtual machine. This requires logging in with the Microsoft Azure account and using a resource group for the hosted VM.

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This Learn On Demand Pro Series is part of a Career Path: Become a Network Engineer

Overview

Description

This guided challenge is suited for students who are comfortable working with Microsoft Windows operating systems in the graphical user interface for creating and managing local user accounts. Some background of networking and user account concepts of Microsoft Windows systems are resourceful. Guided challenges have specific hints, which offer links to documentation or similar resources. This is a good practice working through a task utilizing your knowledge, skills, talents, expertise, researching skills, and related documentation gaining hands-on experience on the tools and the software used. Lab completion will help students develop skills in configuring the environment displaying the local account management commands as well as creating a local user, a local group, and adding the user to the group as well, which is important for the Network Engineer work role. You will also develop a solid understanding of creating and modifying local user and group accounts as well as managing their respective privileges on Windows machines. These are important for the Network Operations Specialist and System Administrator work roles. This lab is beneficial to students on the Network Operations Specialist and System Administrator career path.

Quick Info

  • Skills: Local Account Management commands, create local user and group accounts, modify user and group account privileges, add the user to the group.
  • Time limit: 45 min
  • Skill level: Intermediate
  • Work roles: Network Operations Specialist, Network Analyst, System Administrator, Network Engineer

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