Tag: user management

  • know about GECOS in Linux

    know about GECOS in Linux

    Question: What is GECOS in Linux ? How to set GECOS for user on Linux ? Answer: GECOS in linux is also known as comment field for User.The comment or GECOS field is used for informational purpose. In comments field generally we write the information related to user for eg. employee id,phone number,department name,branch name […]

  • How to lock and unlock user account in linux

    How to lock and unlock user account in linux

    In this post we will learn about how to lock and unlock user account in linux.With the help of two commands you can lock and unlock the user account in linux.We will also know, how to find the user account has lock and unlock status. To Lock the user account in Linux,use the given below […]

  • create and delete user in Red Hat and CentOS

    create and delete user in Red Hat and CentOS

    create and delete user examples in Red Hat and CentOS In this tutorial we will learn about creating and deleting the user in Red Hat and CentOS. In this post we will explore the useradd and userdel commands. Basic command to create user In Red Hat and CentOS,create a user and set password as per […]

  • How to delete password of user in Linux

    How to delete password of user in Linux

    This post will help you to delete password of user in linux. We should also know what is the exact reason we are deleting the password of user. User and group management in any operating system always play an important role. In Linux, sometimes we receive the request to disable the login of a user. […]

  • How to increase Password Expire date without resetting the password

    How to increase Password Expire date without resetting the password

    How to increase Password Expire date without resetting the password It is commonly used that when we have to increase the password expire date of any user we simply reset the password of that user . But we can increase the Password Expire date of user without resetting the password. Here is the below scenario […]