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Old 10-26-2009, 11:01 AM   #1
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user accounts and groups setup


Ok guys

very basic

How do you set up separate accounts for users in order to SSH into the box

I have searched the forum for this but have been unsuccessful

even if you can point me to a relevant past post would be great

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Old 10-26-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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I am assuming that you don't have user accounts set up already, right?

If you've never done this before, start here with The Linux Documentation Project basics.

You might want to install "pwgen" to generate initial secure passwords for your users.

Once you have created user accounts, each user can log in with the credentials you provide (i.e. through SSH). Be careful in the way you notify users about their new acccounts! Do NOT simply email them, since the clear-text can be intercepted.
 
Old 10-26-2009, 12:43 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info

I managed to suss it out
 
  


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