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titleLinux (Ubuntu)
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Allow user to log in via SSH

"sudo nano /etc/sssd/sssd.conf"

  1. Using 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 exist, 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.
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Provide 'sudo' (admin) privileges

Note

Use with caution. This will enable the user to make system-wide changes and should be reserved for users who have familiarity with a Linux command-line environment.

"sudo usermod -aG sudo <netid>"

  1. Using  an account with 'sudo' privileges, run the above command, substituting in the user's netid



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titleWindows (10, 11, Server)

Allow user to log in via RDP (Remote Desktop)

1) Click on the "Start" menu and then the gear icon in the left-hand menu, then open the "Settings" panel

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2) In the search bar, type "Remote Desktop" and then click on the "Remote Desktop Settings" search result

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3) In the "Remote Desktop" settings, first make sure the "Enable Remote Desktop" option is enabled. Then, click "Select users that can remotely access this PC"'

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4) Click "Add" on the "Remote Desktop Users" window (1). Ensure the "Location" is set to "ad.syr.edu"(2), and then type the netid of the user (3)

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5) Click "OK".