Create Email and FTP User Accounts
This document is for those who wish to manage their server via telnet/SSH.
To use a simpler graphical interface, use iManager
The following commands deal directly with users and their profiles. Each
command is explained in detail later:
The Solaris Virtual Server password file (~/etc/passwd)
format mirrors the native Solaris format. Additional services (such
as FTP and email) and per-service quota controls will be found in
the privileges file (~/etc/vpriv.conf).
For the Solaris Virtual Server, each account in the password file
has a corresponding entry in the privileges file listing enabled services
and per-service quotas.
Use "vadduser" to
add users and modify existing users' profiles.
From a Telnet prompt, enter:
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FTP and e-mail services are added to each user account by default.
If you want the user account to have both FTP and e-mail privileges,
just hit the "Enter" key when asked to accept the defaults.
For the user to have FTP privileges only; deselect the mail privileges
by entering "mail". For the user to have email privileges only;
deselect the ftp prvileges by entering "ftp". If you need to add
a service not currently in the list enclosed by the square brackets
(), then type the service (mail or ftp) and hit the enter key.
If the user
account will be accessed via IMAP instead of POP, then FTP service
must be enabled.
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Removes a user from your Virtual Server. %
a users password.