Table of Contents
- Setup - The basics of getting started with useradd
- Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
- Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
- Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
- Development - Guide for contributing to the module
useradd is a Puppet module that manages settings regarding users and user creation.
This is a SIMP module
This module is a component of the System Integrity Management Platform, a compliance-management framework built on Puppet.
If you find any issues, they may be submitted to our bug tracker.
This module is optimally designed for use within a larger SIMP ecosystem, but it can be used independently:
- When included within the SIMP ecosystem, security compliance settings will be managed from the Puppet server.
- If used independently, all SIMP-managed security subsystems are disabled by default and must be explicitly opted into by administrators. Please review the
What useradd affects
This module can configure:
Beginning with useradd
To use this module with it's default settings, just instantiate it. The following example is in hiera:
--- classes: - useradd
Each file can be managed or unmanaged individually, using the following variables:
Please refer to the inline documentation within each source file, or to the module's generated YARD documentation for reference material.
SIMP Puppet modules are generally intended for use on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and compatible distributions, such as CentOS. Please see the
metadata.json file for the most up-to-date list of supported operating systems, Puppet versions, and module dependencies.
Please read our Contribution Guide