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Creating local user accounts

You can create local user accounts for SVM administrators to access the SVMs with user password, SSH public key, and SSL certificate authentication methods.

Before you begin

About this task

You can select the application, authentication method, and predefined role or customized role for the SVM local user account.

Step

  1. Use the security login create command to create the SVM local user account for any SVM role.
    Example
    The following command creates the SVM role with password as the authentication method:
    cluster1::>security login create -user-or-group-name user1 -application ssh  -authmethod password  -role vsadmin-backup -vserver vs1.example.com
    The following command creates the SVM role with public key as the authentication method:
    cluster1::>security login create -user-or-group-name user2 -application ssh  -authmethod publickey  -role vsadmin-backup -vserver vs2.example.com
    The following command creates the SVM role with certificate as the authentication method:
    cluster1::>security login create -user-or-group-name user3 -application ontapi  -authmethod cert -role vsadmin-backup -vserver vs3.example.com