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       grid-mapfile-add-entry - Add an entry to a gridmap file


       grid-mapfile-add-entry [-help] [-usage] [-version] [-versions]

       grid-mapfile-add-entry {-dn DISTINGUISHED-NAME} {-ln LOCAL-NAME...}
                              [[-d] | [-dryrun]]
                              [[-mapfile MAPFILE] | [-f MAPFILE]]


       The grid-mapfile-add-entry program adds a new mapping from an X.509 distinguished name to
       a local POSIX user name to a gridmap file. Gridmap files are used as a simple
       authorization method for services such as GRAM5 or GridFTP.

       The grid-mapfile-add-entry program verifies that the LOCAL-NAME is a valid user name on
       the system on which it was run, and that the mapping between DISTINGUISHED-NAME and
       LOCAL-NAME does not already exist in the gridmap file.

       By default, grid-mapfile-add-entry will modify the gridmap file named by the GRIDMAP
       environment variable if present, or the file /etc/grid-security/grid-mapfile if not. This
       can be changed by the use of the -mapfile or -f command-line options.

       If the gridmap file does not exist, grid-mapfile-add-entry will create it. If it already
       exists, grid-mapfile-add-entry will save the current contents of the file to a new file
       with the string .old appended to the file name.

       The full set of command-line options to grid-mapfile-add-entry are:

       -help, -usage
           Display the command-line options to grid-mapfile-add-entry.

       -version, -versions
           Display the version number of the grid-mapfile-add-entry command. The second form
           includes more details.

           The X.509 distinguished name to add a mapping for. The name should be in OpenSSL´s
           oneline format.

       -ln LOCAL-NAME...
           The POSIX user name to map the distinguished name to. This name must be a valid
           username. Add multiple LOCAL-NAME strings after the -ln command-line option. If any of
           the local names are invalid, no changes will be made to the gridmap file. Note that if
           multiple occurances of the -ln command-line option are present, only the the last one
           will be added.

       -d, -dryrun
           Verify local names and display diagnostics about what would be added to the gridmap
           file, but don´t actually modify the file.

       -mapfile MAPFILE, -f MAPFILE
           Modify the gridmap file named by MAPFILE instead of the default.


       Add a mapping between the current user´s certificate to the current user id to a gridmap
       file in $HOME/.gridmap:

           % grid-mapfile-add-entry -f $HOME/.gridmap -dn "`grid-cert-info -subject`" -ln "`id -un`"
           Modifying /home/juser/.gridmap ...
           /home/juser/.gridmap does not exist... Attempting to create /home/juser/.gridmap
           New entry:
           "/DC=org/DC=example/DC=grid/CN=Joe User" juser
           (1) entry added

       Add a mapping between the a distinguished name and multiple local names:

           % grid-mapfile-add-entry -dn "/DC=org/DC=example/DC=grid/CN=Joe User" juser" local1 local2
           Modifying /home/juser/.gridmap ...
           /home/juser/.gridmap does not exist... Attempting to create /home/juser/.gridmap
           New entry:
           "/DC=org/DC=example/DC=grid/CN=Joe User" local1,local2
           (1) entry added


       The following environment variables affect the execution of grid-mapfile-add-entry:

           Path to the default gridmap to modify.


       The following files affect the execution of grid-mapfile-add-entry:

           Path to the default gridmap to modify if GRIDMAP environment variable is not set.


       grid-mapfile-check-consistency(8), grid-mapfile-delete-entry(8)


       University of Chicago