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cimuser

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NAME

cimuser - add, modify, remove, or list CIM users  

SYNOPSIS

cimuser -a -u username [ -w password ]

cimuser -m -u username [ -w old password ] [ -n new password ]

cimuser -r -u username

cimuser -l

cimuser -h

cimuser --help

cimuser --version

 

REMARKS

This command can be executed only by privileged user(s).  

DESCRIPTION

The cimuser command command provides a command line interface to manage CIM users. If the password is not specified at the command line, the user will be prompted for it. If more than 8 characters are entered for the password, then the first eight characters will be used. There is no default authorization permissions set for newly added users. For more information on adding authorization information see cimauth(8).  

Options

The cimuser command recognizes the following options:

-a
Add a new CIM user.
-h, --help
Display command usage information.
-l
List the names of CIM users.
-m
Modify a CIM user password.
-n
Supply a new password for the specified user name. WARNING: Passwords should not be specified on the command line on a multi-user system, since command-line options are typically world-readable for a short window of time. If no password is provided on the command line, cimuser will prompt for one.
-r
Remove the specified CIM user.
-u
Specify a CIM user name.
--version
Display CIM Server version number.
-w
Supply a password for the specified user name. WARNING: Passwords should not be specified on the command line on a multi-user system, since command-line options are typically world-readable for a short window of time. If no password is provided on the command line, cimuser will prompt for one.
 

EXIT STATUS

When an error occurs, an error message is written to stderr and an error value of 1 is returned. The following return values are returned:

0
Successful completion
1
Error
 

USAGE NOTE

The cimuser command requires that the CIM Server is running.  

EXAMPLES

The following command adds user "guest", a new CIM user. The password for this user is "guest".

cimuser -a -u guest -w guest

The following command adds user "guest", a new CIM user. Since the password is not specified on the command line, the user will be prompted for it.

cimuser -a -u guest

Please enter your password:

Please re-enter your password:

The following command modifies the password for user "guest", with the new password "bar".

cimuser -m -u guest -w foo -n bar

The following command removes the CIM user "guest".

cimuser -r -u guest

The following command displays the list of CIM user names.

cimuser -l
 

SEE ALSO

cimserver(8), cimconfig(8).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
REMARKS
DESCRIPTION
Options
EXIT STATUS
USAGE NOTE
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO

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