Deployment Example 1: Access Manager 7.1 Load Balancing, Distributed Authentication UI, and Session Failover

ProcedureTo Create a Non-Root User on the Distributed Authentication User Interface 1 Host Machine

Create a non-root user with the roleadd command in the Solaris Operating Environment on the Distributed Authentication User Interface 1 (AuthenticationUI-1) host machine

  1. As a root user, log in to the AuthenticationUI-1 host machine.

  2. Use roleadd to create a new user.

    # roleadd -s /sbin/sh -m -g staff -d /export/da71adm da71adm
  3. (Optional) Verify that the user was created.

    # cat /etc/passwd
    nobody4:x:65534:SunOS 4.x NFS Anonymous Access User:/:
  4. (Optional) Verify that the user's directory was created.

    # cd /export/da71adm
    # ls
    local.cshrc    local.profile    local.login
  5. (Optional) Create a password for the non-root user.

    # passwd da71adm 
    New Password: 6a714dm
    Re-ener new Pasword: 6a714dm
    passwd: password successfully changed for da71adm

    Note –

    If you do not perform this step, you will not be able to switch user (su) when logged in as the non-root user.