Launching UserDrake will display the main window (Figure 11.10, “The User List in UserDrake”) which lists the users currently defined on the system. You can switch from users to groups by clicking on the Groups tab next to the Users tab.
Adds a new user to the system. We detail this procedure in Section 11.9.2, “Adding a New User”.
Allows you to change the parameters of the selected user or group. We detail editing user parameters in Section 11.9.2, “Adding a New User”. In the case of a group you will be able to assign or remove users from that group.
We created the
non-privileged user Queen Pingusa at installation time, and now we want to
create a new user called Peter Pingus. Then we want to make them both members of the
fileshare group, so that they can share folders with
other users on the network (see Section 13.3, “Allowing Users to
Click on the button, a dialog box to add a new user will pop up (see Figure 11.11, “Adding a New User in the System”). The only required field is Login although we strongly recommend that you set up a password for this new user: enter it in both the Password and Confirm Password fields. You can also choose to add a comment in Full Name. Generally, this is the full name of the user, but you can put whatever you want. Once you accept your settings you are asked if you wish to run the Windows® data migration wizard, please refer to Section 11.10, “Import Windows® Settings and Documents” for more information.
We now have two users in our list. Select one of them with your mouse, and click on the button. The dialog box shown in Figure 11.12, “Adding Users to a Group” pops up. It allows you to modify most available user parameters.
Enables you to provide an expiration date for that account, after which the user won't be able to connect to the system. This is useful for temporary accounts. It's also possible to temporarily lock an account to prevent a user from logging in. Finally, this tab allows you to change the icon associated with the user.