Chapter 14 Users and Basic Account Management

Table of Contents
14.1 Synopsis
14.2 Introduction
14.3 Modifying Accounts
14.4 Limiting Users
14.5 Groups
Contributed by Neil Blakey-Milner.

14.1 Synopsis

FreeBSD allows multiple users to use the computer at the same time. While only one user can sit in front of the screen and use the keyboard at any one time, any number of users can log in to the system through the network. To use the system, every user must have a user account.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

Before reading this chapter, you should: