What is the NX User account?

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  • #19791
    AvatarFastidious
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    Using NoMachine Version 6.2.4 (6.2.4) under macOS version 10.13.6 (17G65). I see a nx standard user has been created. What is the use case for it? Is it required for normal operations, or can it be disabled/deleted? Thanks!

    #19812
    Avatarzaq
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    Hello Fastidious,

    Nx user is needed for proper working. You can find more in:

    https://www.nomachine.com/AR01N00871

    However if you see user nx as available user in Login Window then please let us know and check using following command:

    sudo /usr/bin/defaults read /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow HiddenUsersList

    In this case helpful will be nxinstall.log, nxupdate.log from:

    /Library/Application\ Support/NoMachine/var/log/

    Log files please send to forum[at]nomachine[dot]com.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by Avatarzaq.
    #19820
    AvatarFastidious
    Participant

    Running Mojave (10.14 (18A391)) now (HD wipe, fresh install). The command returned:

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    nx

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    There is no nxupdate.log on the path you referred.

    #19878
    Avatarzaq
    Contributor

    Looks like everything is ok. User nx is created and used by NoMachine. Also this user shouldn’t be visible in login window. Do you have other doubts?

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