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Old 03-04-2011, 10:38 AM   #1
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Adding a new user to Solaris 9 so that this user can ssh into the server

When trying to add the new user to Solaris 9 it continues to state that I am using the wrong options or options incorrectly, what do I need to type when I try to add a new user to the server, so that the new user can have the ability to login to the server through ssh remotely?
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It sounds like you are using the command incorrectly. Since you didn't tell us exactly what you ran, here's the usage (see also "man useradd"):

usage:  useradd [-u uid [-o] | -g group | -G group[[,group]...] | -d dir |
                -s shell | -c comment | -m [-k skel_dir] | -f inactive |
                -e expire | -A authorization [, authorization ...] |
                -P profile [, profile ...] | -R role [, role ...]]
                -p project [, project ...] login
useradd -d /home/rcforster -m -c "R.C. Forster" rcforster
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Yes, this is exactly what I was trying to accomplish, this post helped me better understand how to add certain types of users to the server for certain types of roles they play on the network and the permissions they will need, thank you for the post. I am new when is comes to UNIX as you can tell, but would like to learn how to run the entire network from the UNIX based side, for I have always expressed interest but never have followed through.


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