pts_adduser - Adds a user, machine or network to a group
pts adduser -user <user name>+ -group <group name>+ [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-localauth] [-force] [-help] [-auth] [-encrypt [<yes|no>]] [-config <configuration file>]
The pts adduser command adds each user or machine entry named by the -user argument as a member of each group named by the -group argument.
To remove members of a group, use the pts_removeuser(1) command. To list the groups to which a user or machine belongs, or the members of a specified group, use the pts membership command.
After being added as a group member, a currently authenticated user must reauthenticate (for example, by issuing the aklog(1) command with the -force option) to obtain permissions granted to the group on an access control list (ACL). Group memberships are evaluated the first time an authentication token is used to connect to a File Server.
Specifies the name of each user, machine or network entry to add to each group named by the -group argument. The name of a network entry resembles an IP version 4 address and can use the wildcard notation described on the pts_createuser(1) reference page. The user, machine or network entry must have previously been created using pts_createuser(1).
Specifies the complete name (including the owner prefix if applicable) of each group to which to add members. The group entry must have previously been created using pts_creategroup(1).
Use the calling user's tokens to communicate with the Protection Server. For more details, see pts(1).
Names the cell in which to run the command. For more details, see pts(1).
Sets the location of the configuration file to be used. The default file is /etc/yfs/yfs-client.conf. For more details, see pts(1).
Enables or disables encryption for any communication with the Protection Server. For more details, see pts(1).
Enables the command to continue executing as far as possible when errors or other problems occur, rather than halting execution at the first error.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.
Constructs a server ticket using a key from the local /etc/yfs/server/KeyFileExt file. Do not combine this flag with the -cell or -noauth options. For more details, see pts(1).
Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. For more details, see pts(1).
The following example adds user
smith to the group
% pts adduser -user smith -group system:administrators
The following example adds users
pat to the
% pts adduser -user jones terry pat -group smith:colleagues
The following example adds the network entries
172.18.0.0 to the group
% pts adduser -user 172.16.0.0 172.17.0.0 172.18.0.0 -group bin-prot
The required privilege depends on the setting of the fourth privacy flag for each group entry named by the -group argument (use the pts_examine(1) command to display the flags):
If it is the hyphen
-, only the group's owner and members of the
system:administrators group can add members.
If it is lowercase
a, current members of the group can add new members.
If it is uppercase
A, anyone who can access the Protection Servers can add new members.
aklog(1), pts(1), pts_createuser(1), pts_creategroup(1), pts_examine(1), pts_membership(1), pts_removeuser(1), pts_setaccess(1), pts_setfields(1)
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