Creating Administrator Accounts

About this task

In this step you will create the accounts for the various administrators responsible for the groups created and populated in steps 1 and 2.

You will create accounts for the following administrative roles:

  • Assistant Administrator (George)
  • Business Administrator (Frank)
  • Science Administrator (Susan)
  • Helpdesk (Jerry)
  • Human Resources Administrator (Tanya)

To create the administrator accounts:

Follow these steps

At the command line, as the "pmx6" user, run the following commands:
pmx-user --add --username GeorgeC --fullname "George Cassidy" --email GeorgeC@example.com --passphrase sophos
pmx-user --add --username FrankB  --fullname "Frank Booth"  --email FrankB@example.com --passphrase sophos
pmx-user --add --username SusanS --fullname "Susan Summers"  --email SusanS@example.com --passphrase sophos
pmx-user --add --username JerryS --fullname "Jerry Sanders"  --email JerryS@example.com --passphrase sophos
pmx-user --add --username TanyaH --fullname "Tanya Harrison"  --email TanyaH@example.com --passphrase sophos

A confirmation message is displayed for each user added.

What to do next

For additional information, see "Creating an Administrator Account".

With groups and administrator accounts created, the next step is associating administrators with their appropriate group(s).