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Linux User Management: Creating User and Group Accounts
Creating users is an essential part of Linux systems administration. We will practice creating users and groups, and assigning users to group accounts. To complete this lab, we must create a group account and two user accounts, assigning the new users to the new group.
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Create the appusers group
Create the appuser1 user account with a UID of 2001. The gecos field should contain, “Admin1 Account for ABC Application.”
useradd -u 2001 -c “Admin1 Account for ABC Application” -g appusers appuser1
Create the appuser2 user account with a UID of 2002. The gecos field should contain, “Admin2 Account for ABC Application."
useradd -u 2002 -c “Admin2 Account for ABC Application” -g appusers appuser2
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