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What is the easiest way for me to set up user accounts and sessions on my website?

I’ve recently got into home networking and set up a LAMP stack in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I added NextCloud and got it set up as well. How can I set up user accounts and sessions as easily as possible? I’m just starting out so I do not know to write PHP, MySQL, etc. from scratch (although I can edit files and understand configs and whatnot). NextCloud makes a database and and table for users by default and (if it’s reasonably secure) I would like to use it. I could also make a new one and let NextCloud use it, with guidance. Thanks!


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Hi @forestman11,

Since you are using NextCloud, I’ll recommend checking it’s documentation. It’s quite well written and it does have a section you are looking for.

The sections is called User Management and explains the bases of it and how to use it. All can be found here - https://docs.nextcloud.com/server/15/admin_manual/configuration_user/user_configuration.html

Regards, KDSys