Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Centos - Adduser

You can also do this from the command line, below are the equivalent commands. You need to have root level access to use the commands below.
  • usr/sbin/useradd [options] login_name
    creates a new user
  • usr/sbin/usermod [options] login_name
    modifies a user’s attributes
  • usr/sbin/userdel [options] login_name
    deletes the specified user. Use the -r option to automatically remove the user’s home directory and mail spool.
  • usr/bin/passwd login_name
    sets the password for the specified user
  • usr/sbin/groupadd [options] group_name
    creates a new group
  • usr/sbin/groupmod [options] group_name
    modifies a group’s attributes
  • usr/sbin/groupdel group_name
    deletes the specified group

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