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When LON-CAPA was first installed for a domain, an initial library server will have been set up, and the command

perl loncom/build/ will have been run (as root) in the loncapa-X.Y.Z directory created when the LON-CAPA tarball was uncompressed.

This command will have created a new Linux user, who will be filesystem authenticated when logging into LON-CAPA, and who will have been assigned the Domain Coordinator role.

A Domain Coordinator can add users to the domain and assign any role in the domain with the exception of the Domain Coordinator role. To assign the Domain Coordinator role to other users, someone with root privileges on a library server in the domain can: