|Applies To||RSA Product Set: Security Analytics, NetWitness Logs and Packets|
RSA Product/Service Type: Core Appliances
O/S Version: EL6
|Tasks||This article addresses how to create new user accounts on RSA NetWitness (formerly RSA Security Analytics) appliances via the command line.|
|Resolution||Follow the steps below to create new user accounts.|
1. Connect to the appliance via SSH as the root user.
2. Run useradd <user_name> command to create user.
3. Run passwd <user_name> to choose password.
[root@XXXX ~]# useradd test123
4. Try to access the appliance via SSH using new account created above.
|Notes||This new user account may not have permissions to run more commands which may give errors similar to the example below.|
[test123@concentrator ~]$ cat /var/log/messages
The new user account can be switched to root account when additional permissions needed using su - root command. This command will ask for the password of the root user.