If you need to add a new OS user account, you can use the
adduser command. For example, to add a new account called
sudo adduser tom
We recommend creating usernames in lower case for consistency.
For more information, please see the adduser manual by typing
If you need to add a new account to Security Onion Console (SOC), navigate to the Administration interface, click
Users, and then click the + icon. Fill out the necessary information and then click the
We recommend specifying email addresses in lower case for consistency.
For more information about the Users page, please see the Administration section.