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User Commandsupdate-file-user(1)


 update-file-user - updates a current file user as specified


 update-file-user --user admin_user [ --password admin_password ] [ --host localhost ] [ --port 4848 ] [ --secure|-s ] [ --passwordfile filename ] [ --terse=false ] [ --echo=false ] [ --interactive=true ] [ --userpassword user_password ] [ --groups user_groups:[user_groups]* ] [ --authrealmname auth_realm_name ] user_name



Updates an existing entry in keyfile by the specified user_name, user_password and groups. Multiple groups can be entered by separating them, with a colon, ":". If the auth_realm_name is not specified, an entry is created in the default keyfile. If auth_realm_name is specified, an entry is created in the keyfile where the auth-realm name in the domain.xml file points to.

This command is supported in remote mode only.


authorized domain application server administrative username.
password to administer the domain application server.
machine name where the domain application server is running.
port number of the domain application server listening for administration requests.
if true, uses SSL/TLS to communicate with the domain application server.
file containing the domain application server password.
indicates that any output data must be very concise, typically avoiding human-friendly sentences and favoring well-formatted data for consumption by a script. Default is false.
setting to true will echo the command line statement on the standard output. Default is false.
if set to true (default), only the required password options are prompted.
password for the file user.
group where the file user belongs to.
name, in the domain.xml file, where you have different stores for file auth realm.


name of file user.


 Example 1. Using the update-file-user command
asadmin> update-file-user --user admin1 --password adminadmin1 
--host pigeon --port 5001 --userpassword sample_password 
--groups staff:manager:engineer --authrealmname auth-realm1 sample_user
Command update-file-user executed successfully

Where: the sample_user is the file user updated with the updated user password and groups.


command executed successfully
error in executing the command



delete-file-user(1), list-file-users(1), create-file-user(1), list-file-groups(1)

J2EE 1.4 SDKGo To TopLast Changed March 2004