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Linux ===== 1. To get help on the command, either # useradd # man useradd 2. To use default preferences in /etc/default/useradd # useradd <username> # passwd <username> Solaris 9 ========= 1. # useradd -d /export/home/newuser -m newuser -d => home directory -m => create if the directory does not exist or 2. # useradd -d /export/home/user1 -m -g other newuser -g => group "other" or 3. # useradd -d /export/home/user1 -m -g other -u 1050 newuser -g => group "other" -u => uid "1050" then, set the password 4. # passwd newuser