a local user to the database, complete the following fields.
Local User Setting
Enter a name to identify the user (up to 31 characters). The name is 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
(all virtual systems). In any other context, you can’t select the
; its value is predefined as Shared (for firewalls) or as Panorama. After you save the user account, you can’t change its
Use this field to specify the authentication option:
—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
uses the MD5 algorithm when the firewall is in normal mode and the SHA256 algorithm when the firewall is in CC/FIPS mode.
Any Minimum Password Complexity
parameters you set for the firewall (
Device > Setup > Management) do not apply to accounts that use a