a local user to the database, configure
the settings described in the following table.
Local User Settings
Enter a name to identify the user (up to
31 characters). The name is not case-sensitive and must be unique.
Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Select the scope in which the user account
is available. In the context of a firewall that has more than one
virtual system (vsys), select a vsys or select
virtual systems). In any other context, you can’t select the
its value is predefined as Shared (
) or as Panorama.
After you save the user account, you can’t change its
Use this field to specify the authentication
—Enter and confirm
a password for the user.
—Enter a hashed password
string. This can be useful if, for example, you want to reuse the
credentials for an existing Unix account but don’t know the plaintext
password, only the hashed password. The firewall accepts any string
of up to 63 characters regardless of the algorithm used to generate
the hash value. The operational CLI command
request password-hash password
the MD5 algorithm when the firewall is in normal mode and the SHA256 algorithm
when the firewall is in CC/FIPS mode.