How to setup an user in AIX

Posted: November 30, 2015 in HowTo
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Follow the below steps to create a user in AIX and assign to a group.

Step 1: Create a user

mkuser user-name

 
Step 2: Create a group

mkgroup group-name

 
Step 3: Create a home directory

mkdir /home/users/user-name

 
Step 4: Provide permissions to home directory

chown user-name:group-name /home/users/user-name

 
Step 5: Assign home directory to user

chuser home=/home/users/user-name user-name

 
Step 6: Add user to the group

chuser group=group-name user-name
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