Create a user account for yourself with this screen. Always use this account to log in to your Red Hat Enterprise Linux system, rather than using the
Enter a user name and your full name, and then enter your chosen password. Type your password once more in the Confirm Password box to ensure that it is correct.
. Refer to
34.3.1. Authentication Configuration
If you clicked Create User screen, you must now specify how users are to be authenticated on the system. Use the drop-down menu to select from the following types of user database:
(for use when the user database on the network is not accessible)
(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
(Network Information Service)
(for use with Microsoft Active Directory)
Figure 34.13. Firstboot Authentication Configuration screen
When you select the type of user database appropriate for your network, you must provide additional details relevant to that database type. For example, if you select
LDAP, you must specify the base distinguished name for LDAP searches, and the address of the LDAP server. You must also select an Authentication Method relevant to the type of user database that you chose, for example, a Kerberos password, LDAP password, or NIS password.
The Advanced Options tab lets you enable other authentication mechanisms, including fingerprint readers, smart cards, and local access control in
Figure 34.14. Firstboot authentication Advanced Options screen