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anything wrong

[root@server1 ~]# /usr/sbin/useradd -u 502 -c "Oracle RDBMS Owner" -g oinstall -G dba,oper,asmdba
Usage: useradd [options] LOGIN

  -b, --base-dir BASE_DIR       base directory for the new user account
                                home directory
  -c, --comment COMMENT         set the GECOS field for the new user account
  -d, --home-dir HOME_DIR       home directory for the new user account
  -D, --defaults                print or save modified default useradd
  -e, --expiredate EXPIRE_DATE  set account expiration date to EXPIRE_DATE
  -f, --inactive INACTIVE       set password inactive after expiration
                                to INACTIVE
  -g, --gid GROUP               force use GROUP for the new user account
  -G, --groups GROUPS           list of supplementary groups for the new
                                user account
  -h, --help                    display this help message and exit
  -k, --skel SKEL_DIR           specify an alternative skel directory
  -K, --key KEY=VALUE           overrides /etc/login.defs defaults
  -m, --create-home             create home directory for the new user
  -l,                       do not add user to lastlog database file
  -M,                       do not create user's home directory(overrides /etc/login.defs)
  -r,                       create system account
  -o, --non-unique              allow create user with duplicate
                                (non-unique) UID
  -p, --password PASSWORD       use encrypted password for the new user
  -s, --shell SHELL             the login shell for the new user account
  -u, --uid UID                 force use the UID for the new user account
  -Z, --selinux-user SEUSER     use a specific SEUSER for the SELinux user mapping

[root@server1 ~]#
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Alex [***Alex140181***]

8/22/2022 - Mon

what is your problem?

some thing wrong with the command...

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Alex [***Alex140181***]

where is the username?!

useradd -u 502 -c "Oracle RDBMS Owner" -g oinstall -G dba,oper,asmdba oracle

Alex [***Alex140181***]

You posted that "screen" before, so yes, I see you're logged in as root ;-)

I mean: what is the user(name) you're trying to add?!
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Alex [***Alex140181***]

congrats paul ;-)