Creating a user in the IBM InfoSphere Information Server user registry

Use the following command to create a user in the IBM® InfoSphere® Information Server internal user registry. This command should only be used for troubleshooting or recovery, or if it is specified in other procedures in the documentation.

The application server does not need to be running to run this command.


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DirectoryAdmin.bat -user -userid username -password password
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The following parameters are available for the DirectoryAdmin command.
The command line option that specifies that this task is to work with users.
-userid username
Specifies the name of the user that you want to create.
-password password
Specifies the password of the user that you want to create. You can provide the password as plain text or as a string that has been encrypted with the encrypt command.