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    Creating a Nonroot User Account and Password (CTPView Server CLI)

    Before you begin, prepare the server by accessing the shell. See Accessing a Shell on the CTPView Server (CTPView Server CLI).

    To create a new account and password for a nonroot user:

    1. Enter the following command:

      /usr/sbin/useradd username

    2. Enter the following command:

      /usr/bin/passwd username

    3. Enter the new password for the nonroot user when prompted.
    4. Enter the following command:

      /bin/mount /dev/md2 -o remount,ro

    5. Enter the command reboot.

      Wait for the server to reboot.

    6. Log in as the new temporary user.
    7. Enter the command su - to switch to the root account and display the CTPView Configuration Menu utility.
    8. Create a new permanent nonroot user account.
    9. Exit the utility, the root account, and then the temporary user account.
    10. Log in as the new permanent nonroot user.
    11. Enter the command su - to switch to the root account.
    12. Enter the following command to delete the temporary user account:

      /usr/bin/userdel -r username

    Modified: 2011-11-23