Command Line Basics Cyber Range

This cyber range introduces the most common Linux and Windows command-line tools and utilities.

4 hours, 30 minutes

The Labs

Train hands-on

  • Command Line Basics - Basic Networking Utilities

    30 minutes
    This lab introduces the most popular command-line tools for testing and troubleshooting network connections, including ping, netstat, traceroute, tcpdump and others.
  • Command Line Basics - User Accounts and Privileges

    30 minutes
    This lab focuses on creating and assigning users to groups as well as changing the privileges of said users and groups.
  • Command Line Basics - File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

    30 minutes
    This lab uses an FTP server to demonstrate some of the utilities of the FTP protocol as well as some of the weaknesses.
  • Command Line Basics - Introduction to PowerShell

    30 minutes
    In this lab we will demonstrate the uses of PowerShell as well as the functionality as a command line tool.
  • Command Line Basics - IProute2 and Net-Tools

    30 minutes
    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.
  • Command Line Basics - Navigation

    30 minutes
    This lab goes through some of the basic commands for listing and navigating between files and directories on Linux and Windows systems.
  • Command Line Basics - Port Scanning

    30 minutes
    This lab walks through some of the most basic port scans that every system administrator should know.
  • Command Line Basics - Remote Access (telnet vs. SSH)

    30 minutes
    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 demonstrate why SSH should be your preferred choice when there is a need for remote access.
  • Command Line Basics - Text Control

    30 minutes
    Learn the basics of text control and searching for specific strings of text

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