Editing User Information

You can make changes to user information when personnel changes occur.

To edit user information, follow these steps:

  1. In the Junos Scope main window, click Settings > Users > Local Authentication. The Local Authentication dialog box appears.
  2. Select the check box for the user that you want to edit.
  3. Click Edit. The Edit User dialog box appears.
    Image user-local-authentication-edit-user-dialog-box.gif
  4. Edit the user information as needed:
    1. In the Username text box, type the name of the user you want. The username can be up to 20 characters long.
    2. In the Password text box, type the user password. The user password should be between 6 and 128 characters long.

      A Junos Scope software password should meet the following restrictions:

      • Allow the full range of ASCII characters (except control characters).
      • Enforce a minimum of 6 characters.
      • Require a change in the character set, including uppercase, lowercase, numeric, and punctuation.
    3. In the Confirm Password text box, retype the user password to confirm it.
  5. In the User Groups drop-down list box, select the user groups for the user. Press Ctrl + click to randomly select several user groups. Press Shift + click to select several user groups in a row. For more information about user groups and permissions, see Predefined User Groups, User Group Permission Levels, and Permissions and Junos Scope Feature Access Privileges.
  6. Click OK.

    The user information is changed in the Junos Scope software database. The changed username or permissions appear in the Users dialog box.

You can also edit user information in the Junos Scope server using command-line interface (CLI) commands. To edit a user, follow these steps:

  1. Login to the Junos Scope server and enter jtk/rc.d/cliutility and enter your username when prompted.
    user@host> jtk/rc.d/cliutility
    Please authenticate yourself
    User name:
  2. To modify the username, enter the following command: edit user name “user name” “new user name”
    user@host>edit user name “user1” “user2”
  3. To modify the password, enter the following command: edit user password “user name” “new password”
    user@host>edit user password “user1” “newpassword”
  4. To modify the user groups, enter the following command: edit user group “user name” < group >
    user@host>edit user group “user1” read-write user