14.4.1.2 Lab – Troubleshoot Security Problems (Answers)

14.4.1.2 Lab – Troubleshoot Security Problems (Answers)

Introduction

In this lab, you will diagnose the cause of various access security problems and solve them.

  • One computer running Windows

Scenario

Company XYZ has hired Devon to manage the training department. Shawna was also hired as a temporary employee to replace Brooks, who is no longer working for the company. You must solve access security problems for the training department. You might need to access the computers as each user and the administrator. Make sure to document the problems and the solutions.

There are several possible errors. Solve one problem at a time until there are no more access problems. Use the following tables when solving problems. The user account information is listed in Table 1. Use only the groups shown in Table 2, They are set up with the proper permissions. The instructor will provide the administrator’s account information.

Table 1: Accounts

User Name Password Group for User
Brooks Cisco2001 Guests
Devon Cisco2010 Academy Student
Shawna Cisco2100 Guests
Administrator user name:
________
Administrator password:
________
Administrators

Table 2: Groups

Groups Group Permissions
Academy Student Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read, Write
Guests Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read
Administrators Full Control

Note: There is a file, with a message, in the C:\ITE\Class01 folder.

Troubleshooting

You will try to log on as different users Brooks, Shawna, and Devon and determine the possible issue. You will fix possible security issues using an account with administrative privileges.

Step 1: Determine security issues with Brooks’ account.

Log on to the computer as Brooks and save text to the file C:\ITE\Class01\Curriculum.txt.

Using the information from the tables in the Scenario section, should Brooks be able to log on to the computer and change the file? Explain.
____________________________________

Can Brooks log on to the computer? Can Brooks access the file?
____________________________________

If you determine there is a security breach, how would you fix and validate the solution?
____________________________________

Step 2: Determine security issues with Devon’s account.

Log on to the computer as Devon and save text to the file C:\ITE\Class01\Curriculum.txt.

Using the information from the tables in the Scenario section, should Devon be able to log on to the computer and change the file? Explain.
____________________________________

Can Devon log on to the computer? Is the account disabled? Do you have the correct password? Explain the problem.
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How would you fix the issue and validate the solution?
____________________________________

Navigate to C:\ITE\Class01. Can Devon write to the file? Is there a permission issue? Explain.
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How would you fix the issue and validate the solution?
____________________________________

Step 3: Determine security issues with Shawna’s account.

Log on to the computer as Shawna and save text to the file C:\ITE\Class01\Curriculum.txt.

Using the information from the tables in the Scenario section, should Shawna be able to log on to the computer and change the file? Explain.
____________________________________

Can Shawna write to the file? Explain.
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How would you fix and validate the solution?
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