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Adding New User Accounts

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Only logins using SSH authentication are allowed; password-authenticated logins are not supported.

  1. Create the user account. The Debian tool for doing this is useradd:

    sudo useradd -G svnusers,webmaster -c "<full name>" -m <account-name>
  2. Create the user's SSH authorization keys.

    cd ~<account-name>
    mkdir .ssh
    chmod 700 .ssh/
    jed .ssh/authorized_keys2
    chmod 600 .ssh/authorized_keys2 

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