[quote author=RedHatNewbie link=board=1;threadid=5143;start=0#50869 date=1033225616]
My question is how I add a password for the new account created this way. [/quote]
Hi Jim, welcome to LJR!
Your question is actually an easy one. Root can change any password really easily. As root, type :
and a prompt will ask for the new password and soforth..