Enabling password account access

You can use the security login create command to enable administrator accounts to access an admin or data SVM with a password. You are prompted for the password after you enter the command.

Before you begin

You must be a cluster administrator to perform this task.

About this task

If you are unsure of the access control role that you want to assign to the login account, you can use the security login modify command to add the role later.

Modifying the role assigned to an administrator

Procedure

Enable local administrator accounts to access an SVM using a password: security login create -vserver SVM_name -user-or-group-name user_or_group_name -application application -authmethod authentication_method -role role -comment comment
For complete command syntax, see the worksheet.

Creating or modifying login accounts

The following command enables the cluster administrator account admin1 with the predefined backup role to access the admin SVM engCluster using a password. You are prompted for the password after you enter the command.
cluster1::>security login create -vserver engCluster -user-or-group-name admin1 -application ssh -authmethod password -role backup