8.0 Command Line Scripts

This chapter describes important commands and scripts for managing SLMS administration tasks.

IMPORTANT: root privileges

Unlike the Web user interface application, command line scripts do not respect user roles (see Section 6.2.1, User Roles). SLMS commands can be run either by the user root or slms. You may find the slms user useful if you do not want to log in as root over the network. In that case you need to modify /etc/passwd and add a valid shell to slms. Then change its password to be able to access the account.

There are several types of SLMS commands: