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Create New User

The users section allows you to create and manage your Users that can access the JetBackup for Linux

Creating a new user in JetBackup for Linux will create a new system user.

Adding an existing user on the Linux system to the JetBackup does not require a new password (The auth will use the existing password). Setting a new password will overwrite its current password.

To create a new user, navigate to "Users" and click on "Create New User".


Example configuration page for the user:



This is the Linux username.


This is the password for the Linux user.

Email Address

Email address that notifications will be sent to. (separated by comma) [ Leave blank to use the server default contact e-mail. ]

Two Factor Authentication Override

Whether to enable OTP for the corresponding user. OTP should also be enabled under the Security Settings.

Limited restores path

The path that the user's restores will be limited to. Users will still be able to view/download all backups according to the Permissions they have, however, will not be able to restore outside of this path.

Whitelist IPs

IPs the user will be allowed to access JetBackup for Linux GUI from.