From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Fri 10 Aug 2001 - 23:28:37 IST
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 10:10:05PM +0100, John Kelly wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10 2001 at 05:51PM, cnb at domain eircom.net(cnb at domain eircom.net) wrote:
> : How do you copy the users data from one passwd file into another? I tried
> : it with vi and pico but couldn't figure out how.
> man 8 vipw
well, a bit more info might be nice. essentially copy the text from
the passwd, shadow, group and gshadow files that you need and put them
on the new machine. the easy way to do this is to either scp over the
files or to nfs mount the old machine onto the new.
-- kevin at domain suberic.net simple four line sigs - fork()'ed on 37058400 bandwidth friendly; nice to do. meatspace place: home some admins clueless. http://suberic.net/~kevin --netiquette haiku 2001
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