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Managing User Accounts and User Environments in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: April 2019
 
 

Index

A

Account Management BUI
introductionindex iconAbout the Oracle Solaris Account Management BUI
Account Manager BUi
for managing user accountsindex iconManaging User Accounts Interactively
adding
groups
through the CLIindex iconHow to Add a Group
roles
through the CLIindex iconHow to Add a User
users
through the CLIindex iconHow to Add a User
adding users
interactively
usinguseradmindex iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
administering
accountsindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
groupsindex iconHow to Add a Group
users
index iconHow to Delete a User
index iconHow to Add a User
aging user passwordsindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
automounting user home directoriesindex iconAbout Initialization Files

B

bin groupindex iconUser ID Numbers

C

changing
account defaultsindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
user passwords
index iconUser Passwords
index iconUser Passwords
controlling access to filesindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
controlling file and directory accessindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)

D

daemon groupindex iconUser ID Numbers
default file permissionsindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
default user attributes for LDAP accountsindex iconHow to Assign Default User Attributes for LDAP Accounts
defaults
file permissionsindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
setting for users and rolesindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
deleting
users
using the CLIindex iconHow to Delete a User
description of user login namesindex iconUser Names
directories
controlling access toindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
homeindex iconHome Directories
changing defaultindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
sharing a ZFS file systemindex iconHow to Share Home Directories That Are Created as ZFS File Systems
displaying the user maskindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)

E

/etc/passwd file
index iconThe /etc/passwd File
index iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
descriptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
user ID number assignment andindex iconReserved UID Numbers
/etc/shadow file descriptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
/etc files
user account informationindex iconDirectory Services
user account information andindex iconDirectory Services
/export/home file systemindex iconHome Directories
encryptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored

F

file defaults permissionsindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)

G

group ID numbers
index iconUser ID and Group ID Maximum Values
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUser ID Numbers
group file
descriptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
fields inindex iconThe /etc/group File
groupadd command
index iconHow to Add a Group
index iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
groupdel commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
groupmod commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
groups
addingindex iconHow to Add a Group
changing primaryindex iconCommands Used to Obtain Information About Users
defaultindex iconUNIX Groups
descriptionindex iconUNIX Groups
displaying groups a user belongs toindex iconCommands Used to Obtain Information About Users
guidelines for managing
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
ID numbers
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUser ID Numbers
namesindex iconUNIX Groups
naming services andindex iconUNIX Groups
primary
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
secondary
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
storage of information for
index iconThe /etc/group File
index iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
UNIXindex iconUNIX Groups
groups commandindex iconCommands Used to Obtain Information About Users

H

/home file system
user home directories andindex iconHome Directories
home directories  Seeindex iconuser home directories

I

ID numbers
group
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUser ID Numbers
userindex iconReserved UID Numbers
initialization files
customizing
site initialization filesindex iconAbout Initialization Files
systemindex iconAbout Initialization Files

M

managing user accounts
Account Manager BUIindex iconManaging User Accounts Interactively
using the useradm applicationindex iconManaging User Accounts Interactively
maximums
secondary groups users can belong toindex iconUNIX Groups
user ID numberindex iconUser ID Numbers
user login name lengthindex iconGuidelines for Assigning User Names, UIDs, and GIDs
modifying
users
interactivelyindex iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
using the useradm applicationindex iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
mounting
user home directoriesindex iconManually Mounting a User's Home Directory
mounting user home directoriesindex iconAbout Initialization Files

N

names
groupindex iconUNIX Groups
naming services
groups andindex iconUNIX Groups
user accounts and
index iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
index iconDirectory Services
newgrp commandindex iconCommands Used to Obtain Information About Users
noaccess user/groupindex iconUser ID Numbers
nobody user/groupindex iconUser ID Numbers

O

Oracle Solaris
Account Management BUIindex iconAbout the Oracle Solaris Account Management BUI

P

passwd command
assigning user password withindex iconHow to Add a User
unlocking userindex iconHow to Unlock a User Account
passwd file
fields inindex iconThe /etc/passwd File
user ID number assignment andindex iconReserved UID Numbers
passwords (user)
agingindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
assigning to usersindex iconHow to Add a User
changing
by userindex iconUser Passwords
frequency ofindex iconUser Passwords
choosingindex iconUser Passwords
encryptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
precautionsindex iconUser Passwords
primary groups
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
pseudo user loginsindex iconReserved UID Numbers
pseudo-ttysindex iconReserved UID Numbers

R

removing user's home directoryindex iconHow to Delete a User
roleadd commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
roleadd command for setting account defaultsindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
roledel commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
rolemod commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups

S

secondary groups
index iconUNIX Groups
index iconUNIX Groups
security considerations
for interactive applicationsindex iconSecurity Considerations
shadow file
descriptionindex iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
fields inindex iconThe /etc/shadow File
site initialization filesindex iconAbout Initialization Files
staff groupindex iconUNIX Groups
system accountsindex iconUser ID Numbers
system initialization filesindex iconAbout Initialization Files

T

ttys (pseudo)index iconReserved UID Numbers
ttytype pseudo user loginsindex iconReserved UID Numbers

U

UIDs
assigningindex iconReserved UID Numbers
definitionindex iconUser ID Numbers
largeindex iconUser ID and Group ID Maximum Values
umask commandindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
UNIX groupsindex iconUNIX Groups
unlocking
users
using the CLIindex iconHow to Unlock a User Account
user accountsindex iconAbout User Accounts and Groups
descriptionindex iconAbout User Accounts and Groups
description ofindex iconUser Account Components
gathering information forindex iconGathering User Information
guidelines forindex iconAbout Initialization Files
ID numbers
index iconReserved UID Numbers
index iconUser ID Numbers
login namesindex iconUser Names
naming services and
index iconWhere User Account and Group Information Is Stored
index iconDirectory Services
storage of information for
index iconDirectory Services
index iconDirectory Services
user groupsindex iconAbout User Accounts and Groups
user home directories
automountingindex iconAbout Initialization Files
descriptionindex iconHome Directories
mounting
index iconManually Mounting a User's Home Directory
index iconAbout Initialization Files
removing
index iconHow to Delete a User
index iconHow to Delete a User
user ID number reuse and securityindex iconReserved UID Numbers
user ID numbers
index iconReserved UID Numbers
index iconUser ID Numbers
user initialization files
customizingindex iconAbout Initialization Files
overviewindex iconAbout Initialization Files
user mask settingindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
descriptionindex iconAbout Initialization Files
user login names
length ofindex iconGuidelines for Assigning User Names, UIDs, and GIDs
user logins (pseudo)index iconReserved UID Numbers
user maskindex iconDefault File Permissions (umask)
user packages to identify usersindex iconIdentifying Users by Packages
useradd commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
adding userindex iconHow to Add a User
setting account defaultsindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
useradm application
adding a userindex iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
attribute optionsindex iconAttributes in the useradm Window
for managing user accountsindex iconManaging User Accounts Interactively
introduction
index iconAbout the useradm Application
index iconAbout the useradm Application
manage users and rolesindex iconHow to Manage Users and Roles Interactively
modify a userindex iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
remote systemsindex iconHow to Manage Users and Roles Interactively
start the interface
index iconAttributes in the useradm Window
index iconUsing the Interactive useradm Command
userdel commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
deleting userindex iconHow to Delete a User
usermod commandindex iconCommands Used to Manage Users, Roles, and Groups
users
adding
index iconHow to Delete a User
index iconHow to Add a User
managing in Ops Centerindex iconManaging Users by Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
removing home directoriesindex iconHow to Delete a User
setting account defaultsindex iconHow to Change Account Defaults for All Roles
unlockingindex iconHow to Unlock a User Account
uucp groupindex iconReserved UID Numbers

Z

ZFS file systems
sharingindex iconSharing ZFS File Systems
user accounts asindex iconAbout Setting Up User Accounts