Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of GiB-tips


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10/16/12 10:45:18 (7 years ago)
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Vic Thomas
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    33== 1 Creating additional user accounts ==
    4 GENI-in-a-Box creates an account for user 'alice' on the virtual machines created for your slice.  You can add additional accounts on these virtual machines; the following steps show how you can add an account for user 'chris':
     4GENI-in-a-Box creates an account for user 'gibuser' (your username on GENI-in-a-Box) on the virtual machines created for your slice.  You can add additional accounts on these virtual machines; the following steps show how you can add an account for user 'chris':
    55     1. Create a public-private key-pair for Chris using the command {{{ssh-keygen -t rsa}}}.  The public key created ({{{chris.pub}}}) must be moved to the directory {{{~/.gcf}}} and the private key to {{{~/.ssh}}}.  In the example below we used an empty passphrase i.e. hit <return> on the prompt for a passphrase.
    66{{{
     
    3434         1. Look for the string {{{users =}}} in the file {{{~/.gcf/omni_config}}} and add Chris to the list of users:
    3535{{{
    36 users = Alice, Chris
     36users = Gibuser, Chris
    3737}}}
    3838         2. Look for the section {{{# Define users here}}} and add the following lines to that section:
     
    4242keys=~/.gcf/chris.pub
    4343}}}
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    45 All accounts will have the same password, stored in the file ~/.gcf/passwords of the GENI-in-a-Box account you are logged into when you start up GENI-in-a-Box.
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