3.10 Creating Local User

You can create a local user and configure the user credentials, which is used for network authentication during log in.

  1. Specify the User’s Full Name, which includes the first and last name of the user.

  2. Specify the Username that will be used to log in.

    Only use lowercase letters (a-z), digits (0-9) and the characters . (dot), - (hyphen) and _ (underscore). Special characters, umlauts, and accented characters are not allowed

  3. Specify the Password for the user.

    For security reasons, the password should be at least six characters long and consist of uppercase and lowercase letters, digits, and special characters (7-bit ASCII). Umlauts or accented characters are not allowed.

  4. Re-enter the password specified in Confirm Password.

  5. (Optional) To use the same password for both the user and the system administrator root log in, select Use this password for system administrator.

  6. (Optional) To enable the user to log in to the system automatically when it starts, select Automatic Login.

  7. Click Next.

If you do not want to configure any local users, select Skip User Creation to skip this step and confirm the warning.