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  1. Using 'root' or an account with 'sudo' privileges, edit the sssd.conf file located at the path above.
  2. To give a user access to log in, add their NetID to the 'simple_allow_users' line. If this line does not existsexist, you can create it. The list of users must be comma-separated.
  3. Restart the sssd service:  sudo systemctl restart sssd.service OR reboot the system.
  4. If you wish to give the user sudo privileges, add them to the local 'sudo' group:  usermod -aG sudo <netid>