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Which of the following is a file that contains a reference to another file or directory in the form of an absolute or relative path?
A symbolic link in Linux (also symlink or soft link) is a term for any file that contains a reference to another file or directory in the form of an absolute or relative path.
A thread represents a single set of sequential machine-code instructions that the processor executes. A thread also may be thought of as a subset of a process as a process may have multiple threads.
handles are logical associations with a shared resource like a file. When a thread opens a file, it establishes a “handle” to the file.
A fork is an operation whereby a process creates a copy of itself. The fork operation creates a separate address space for the child. The child process has an exact copy of all the memory segments of the parent process.
Objective: Host-Based Analysis
Sub-Objective: Define these terms as they pertain to Linux: Processes, Forks, Permissions, Symlinks, Daemon