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These are the Linux OS user accounts involved with installing and operating ClustrixDB:

Linux OS User

Description

How it is used

root

root

Runs the initial installation of the ClustrixDB software. The installation can be run indirectly through sudo privileges granted to another Linux user. Subsequent upgrades of ClustrixDB do not need root-level permissions.

clxd

ClustrixDB daemon

The ClustrixDB processes run as the clxd Linux user. This is a daemon account, and therefore administrators should not log into Linux using this account. The one exception is when performing ClustrixDB upgrades, the upgrade is executed as the clxd Linux user.

clxm

ClustrixDB Management

This Linux user is intended to be used by administrators to work with the ClustrixDB software. This user is typically configured to have its environment set for convenient use of the ClustrixDB command-line tools.

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