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Oracle Linux: How to Create Users (Doc ID 2659073.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] [Release OL5U10 to OL7U7]
Linux x86-64

Goal

 To create and add users on a Linux server in different ways

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Add a New User and Create Home Directory
 Creating a User with Specific Home Directory
 Creating a User with Specific User ID
 Creating a User with Specific Group ID
 Creating a User and Assign Multiple Groups
 Creating a User with Custom Comment
 Creating a User with an Expiry Date

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