How to add a new user
All this is now done by atlas_adduser.pl from our git repo!
The remaining stuff here is done for the fictitious user foo BAR, and left as an old reference.
Add user on
run the script
with the correct options (try
for getting some idea what is needed)
all else should be handled automagically for you (file system creation, user notification)
./atlas_adduser.pl add --user=foo.bar --fullname='BAR, Foo --institution='Unseen university' \
--certificate='/C=Turtle/O=Unseen/OU=University/CN=Foo Bar' --email@example.com \
--lsc --verbose --shell=bash --server=hsm2 --filesystem=samqfs/C3
This will create the relevant changes in our cfengine setup and also create file systems accordingly (also shares NFS
| Title || How to add a new user |
| Description || This page describes how to add a new user to Atlas |
| Tags || new user home directory |
| Category || Admin |