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Eutychus Towett
Eutychus Towett

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Creating a Linux User With Ansible

Linux is a multi user system, this means you can create multiple users.

To create user use this:

- name: Create user on a linux server
  hosts: remote-server
  become: yes
  gather_facts: false
  vars:
    - user: rocky
    - password: $6$OmUdHERAMzqjcbvb$bKp/b76h7EZ1EpFuXeN7ygvyzBgbZUdyQOK6seakitssSSrfYS50.JcXXsWxyBu7tUehMJGvB0alPR.Ls3BOR/
  tasks:
    - name: Create a login user
      user:
        name: "{{ user }}"
        password: "{{ password }}"
        groups:
          - wheel
        state: present
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