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Local VCL accounts are contained within the VCL database. The admin account is an example of a local VCL account. Additional local accounts can be added after the backend management node component has been installed by executing the vcld file with the -setup argument:

/usr/local/vcl/bin/vcld -setup

It is safe to run vcld -setup while the normal vcld daemon process is running on a management node. Running vcld -setup will not affect it.

You will see a menu. Enter the number next to the VCL Base Module entry:

[root@mgt-node]# /usr/local/vcl/bin/vcld -setup
VCL Management Node Setup
Select a module to configure:
1. VCL Base Module
2. VCL Image State Module
3. Windows OS Module

Make a selection (1-3, 'c' to cancel): 1

Enter the number next to the Add Local VCL User Account entry:

Choose an operation:
1. Add Local VCL User Account

[vcld/User Accounts]
Make a selection (1, 'c' to cancel): 1

Enter the requested information:

Enter the user login name ('c' to cancel): localuser

Enter the first name ('c' to cancel): Local

Enter the last name ('c' to cancel): User

Enter the email address [not set]:

Enter the password ('c' to cancel): ******

After adding the local user account, you can continue to navigate the menus or press Ctrl-C to exit.

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