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Command Line Basics Cyber Range

Gain practical experience and develop your command line skills through 10 hands-on labs in the Command Line Basics Cyber Range.

10 labs  //  3 hours of training

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Command Line Basics Cyber Range overview

This cyber range introduces the most common Linux and Windows command-line tools and utilities. From basic navigation commands to port scanning and modifying file permissions, the labs in this cyber range help you practice some of the fundamental system and network administration tasks using Command-Line Interface (CLI).

Labs

Navigation
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Navigation

Navigation

This lab goes through some of the basic commands for listing and navigating between files and directories on Linux and Windows systems.

Duration: 26:00

Text Control
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Text Control

Text Control

Learn the basics of text control and searching for specific strings of text.

Duration: 13:00

User Accounts and Privileges
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User Accounts and Privileges

User Accounts and Privileges

This lab focuses on creating and assigning users to groups as well as changing the privileges of said users and groups.

Duration: 33:00

File and Directory Permissions
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File and Directory Permissions

File and Directory Permissions

This lab consists of editing permissions for files and directories and seeing how these permissions affect specific users.

Duration: 18:00

Basic Networking Utilities
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Basic Networking Utilities

Basic Networking Utilities

This lab introduces the most popular command-line tools for testing and troubleshooting network connections, including ping, netstat, traceroute, tcpdump and others.

Duration: 14:00

IProute2 and Net-Tools
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IProute2 and Net-Tools

IProute2 and Net-Tools

This lab has us working with Net-Tools and IPRoute2. Both of these network utilities accomplish many of the same goals and we will demonstrate the equivalent commands between them.

Duration: 13:00

Port Scanning
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Port Scanning

Port Scanning

This lab walks through some of the most basic port scans that every system administrator should know.

Duration: 15:00

Introduction to PowerShell
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Introduction to PowerShell

Introduction to PowerShell

In this lab we will demonstrate the uses of PowerShell as well as the functionality as a command line tool.

Duration: 12:00

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

This lab uses an FTP server to demonstrate some of the utilities of the FTP protocol as well as some of the weaknesses.

Duration: 20:00

Remote Access (telnet vs. SSH)
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Remote Access (telnet vs. SSH)

Remote Access (telnet vs. SSH)

This lab compares two commonly used methods of remote access — telnet and Secure Shell (SSH). You will go through steps of connecting to a remote host using both methods and try capturing login credentials.

Duration: 11:00

 

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