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CIS 527

Lecture 3 - User Management

Time Share

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Time-Sharing System

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User Accounts

Authentication vs. Authorization

Authentication Methods

One or more of the following factors

Multi-factor Authentication

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OS User Accounts


Home Directory

Home Directory in Registry

Logon Scripts



Administrative User




Windows 8 Pseudo Accounts

Windows 8 Default Groups

Many others, refer to documentation

Linux Commands

Windows 8 Accounts

Control Panel

Windows 8 Accounts

Computer Management

Ubuntu Accounts

System Settings