This article addresses how to create new user accounts on RSA NetWitness (formerly RSA Security Analytics) appliances via the command line.
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
[root@XXXX ~]# passwd test123
Changing password for user test123.
BAD PASSWORD: it is based on a dictionary word
Retype new password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
4. Try to access the appliance via SSH using new account created above.
This new user account may not have permissions to run more commands which may give errors similar to the example below.