The sisips account created during the installation progress, the user for all unix agents is a restricted account and without password pre-set. This will prohibit to login the system by sisips user. By checking the /etc/shadow, the char "!!" stayed at the column of the encrypted password, this means the login be disabled by default.
The purpose of the account sisips used to run some agent management and config tools. The privileges of the account be constrained, the administrator must su to sisips from super user such as root. IDS/IPS services could not start/stop by sisips.
Set a password to this account is not recommended! the user created ONLY for SCSP agent management and run some particular tasks related with the config or management, the login attempt from outside by sisips will be prohibited by default.
Imported Document ID: TECH168487
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