still cannot make it to be the home directory for the new user. And nothing happens at /home. I am just a beginner, I need to read much more to understand some concepts. From now on, I just hope to setup a lab environment for my study. And I have another question: is it possible for the solaris 7 to set 2 different IP address on it's only network interface card just as WindowsNT or Win2k can do? I do not want it to route traffice just want to access it from pcs belong to different subnet.