Editing your users and groups


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Editing your users and groups

In previous versions of Mac OS X, you created and controlled the powers of users in the Account system preference. With Lion, this was renamed to Users & Groups, and it remained so in Mountain Lion. So, here's how it works. By default, you'll see two users. Normally, you'd see the current user, which is an administrator account, and then you see a guest user account. The guest user account is there only to allow guests accessing the Mac through a network connection to share files with this Mac.

In the first tab, which his called Password, you can change your password. You need to know your old password, then you can enter a new one verify it, and if you like, enter a password hint. If you want some help with the password, click on this key, and it can generate passwords for you. So, you can generate short passwords, or you can generate long passwords. And you see, these are a little bit memorable, but not entirely so. And you can see how strong the password is. You could choose...

Editing your users and groups
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Editing your users and groups provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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