Edit user account settings

Note If you are using a FireFox browser, be sure to disable the auto complete function prior to editing user account settings.

Use the following procedure to edit user account settings.

  1. Select Accounts > User Accounts. The User Accounts page is displayed.
  2. Click the name of the account whose settings you want to edit.
  3. The User Account Settings page is displayed with details for the selected account.
  4. Click Edit Account Settings.
  5. The Edit Account Settings page is displayed.
  6. Note The Address Book Settings are only displayed if the Address Book feature is enabled (the value of the AddressBook.Enabled configuration option is set to true). For Address Book account level configuration instructions, refer to Address Book account level configuration.
  7. Edit the account settings. For information about the fields on the Edit Accounts Settings page, see Create a user account.
  8. Note If you change the UID or GID of an account, SecureTransport prompts you to determine whether to change the owner and group of the account’s home directory and again to determine whether to change recursively the owner and group of all the subdirectories in the home directory.

  9. To add attributes:
    1. Click the Add Attribute button.
    2. Complete the Attribute and Value fields.
    3. Click the attribute Save () icon.
  10. To delete an attribute or attributes:
    1. Select the attribute or attributes to delete.
    2. Click the attribute Delete button.
  11. To edit an attribute:
    1. Select the attribute to edit.
    2. Click the attribute Edit () icon.
    3. Make the desired attribute changes.
    4. Click the attribute Save () icon.

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