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Getting Started With Oracle Solaris 11 Express     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Exploring Oracle Solaris 11 Express

2.  Preparing to Install Oracle Solaris 11 Express

3.  Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Express

4.  Verifying and Finalizing Your Installed System

5.  Understanding Users and Roles

User Accounts, Roles, and Rights Profiles

How User Accounts Are Set Up

Assigning Roles to User Accounts

Related Information

6.  Managing System Services

7.  Setting Up Your Application Development Environment

8.  Keeping Your System Up-To-Date

A.  Managing the GRUB Menu in the Oracle Solaris Release

B.  Troubleshooting the Oracle Solaris 11 Express Release


How User Accounts Are Set Up

During the Oracle Solaris installation process, you are prompted to create a user account and password for your system.

For a GUI installation from the live CD ISO image, the user account and password information are fields that must be completed during an installation. The user password is also the initial root password for your system.

Note - During a text installation, you are prompted to create a user account and password, as well as a root password for the system. For this installation method, the root user is a role that you assume. However, if you do not create a user account during the installation, root is set up as an account rather than a role.

If you used the text installer to install Oracle Solaris, the user account and root specifications that are outlined in this chapter do not all apply.

Review the following login, user account, and root specifications: