System Administration Guide, Volume 1

How to Modify a User Account

  1. Start Admintool, if it's not already running. Select Users from the Browse menu.

    See "How to Start Admintool" for more information.

  2. Select the user account entry to modify from the Users window.

  3. Choose Modify from the Edit menu.

    The Modify window contains the selected user account entry.

  4. Modify the user account.

    If you need information to complete a field, click the Help button to see field definitions for this window. You can change any of the Account Security fields, which includes changing a password or changing password aging. See the following tasks for detailed step-by-step instructions:

  5. Click OK.

  6. To verify that the modifications were made, double-click the modified user account entry in the Users window, then click Cancel to close the window without making any modifications.

Example--Modifying a User Account

The following example adds the secondary group membership lp to the rimmer user account.