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SSS_USERADD

SSS_USERADD

Section: SSSD Manual pages (8) Updated: 06/18/2010
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NAME

sss_useradd - create a new user  

SYNOPSIS

sss_useradd [options] LOGIN
 

DESCRIPTION

sss_useradd

creates a new user account using the values specified on the command line plus the default values from the system.  

OPTIONS

-u,--uid UID

Set the UID of the user to the value of UID. If not given, it is chosen automatically.

-c,--gecos COMMENT

Any text string describing the user. Often used as the field for the user's full name.

-h,--home HOME_DIR

The home directory of the user account. The default is to append the LOGIN name to /home and use that as the home directory. The base that is prepended before LOGIN is tunable with "user_defaults/baseDirectory" setting in sssd.conf.

-s,--shell SHELL

The user's login shell. The default is currently /bin/bash. The default can be changed with "user_defaults/defaultShell" setting in sssd.conf.

-G,--groups GROUPS

A list of existing groups this user is also a member of.

-m,--create-home

Create the user's home directory if it does not exist. The files and directories contained in the skeleton directory (which can be defined with the -k option or in the config file) will be copied to the home directory.

-M,--no-create-home

Do not create the user's home directory. Overrides configuration settings.

-k,--skel SKELDIR

The skeleton directory, which contains files and directories to be copied in the user's home directory, when the home directory is created by sss_useradd.

This option is only valid if the -m (or --create-home) option is specified, or creation of home directories is set to TRUE in the configuration.

-Z,--selinux-user SELINUX_USER

The SELinux user for the user's login. If not specified, the system default will be used.

-h,--help

Display help message and exit.
 

SEE ALSO

sss_groupadd(8), sss_groupdel(8), sss_groupshow(8), sss_groupmod(8), sss_userdel(8), sss_usermod(8).  

AUTHORS

The SSSD upstream - http://fedorahosted.org/sssd


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
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