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1.  Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11 (Overview)

2.  Transitioning to an Oracle Solaris 11 Installation Method

3.  Managing Devices

4.  Managing Storage Features

5.  Managing File Systems

6.  Managing Software

7.  Managing Network Configuration

8.  Managing System Configuration

9.  Managing Security

10.  Managing Oracle Solaris Releases in a Virtual Environment

11.  User Account Management and User Environment Changes

Tools for Managing User Accounts, Groups, and Roles

Creating and Managing User Accounts, Groups, and Roles

User Passwords

Creating User Accounts

Modifying User Accounts

Creating Roles

Sharing Home Directories That Are Created as ZFS File Systems

How Home Directories Are Mounted in Oracle Solaris 11

User Environment Feature Changes

Default Login Shell and PATH Environment Variable

Oracle Solaris 11 Man Page Changes

12.  Using Oracle Solaris Desktop Features

A.  Transitioning From Previous Oracle Solaris 11 Releases to Oracle Solaris 11

Tools for Managing User Accounts, Groups, and Roles

Note - The Solaris Management Console graphical tool and all of its associated command-line tools have been removed. To create and manage users, groups, and roles, use the command-line tools that are described or referenced within this chapter.

Table 11-1 Tools for User Accounts, Groups, and Roles Management

Tool Name
For More Information
useradd, groupadd, roleadd
Commands for adding users, groups, and roles.
usermod, groupmod, rolemod
Commands for modifying users, groups, and roles.
userdel, groupdel, roledel
Commands for deleting users, groups, and roles.