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Add a new user login to the system - useradd

Posted By: Alicia Hughes     Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu     Views: 9138

This article explains about useradd command with an example in unix.

useradd command is used to add a new user login to the system in unix.

Syntax of useradd Command

useradd [-u uid] [-g gid] [-d dir] [-s shell] [c - comment] [-m] login

Example of useradd Command

Example 1 : Add the user xinuosx to the system with a UID of 222, base directory /user/xinuosx, sbin/csh as its default shell, and a primary group of staff

useradd -u 222 -g staff /user/xinuosx -m -s /sbin/csh xinuosx

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