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Re: how to create a new user
On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 01:57:48PM -0500, Alex BATKO wrote:
> OK. I have a particular user who already has a windows account,
> but now i'd like to be able to allow that user (username: billy)
> to ssh into the domain controller (to be able to use cygwin).
This is what I do:
mkpasswd -d -u $1 | sed -e 's/:\([A-Za-z0-9_-]\+\),\([A-Za-z0-9_-]\+\),U-/:\2\1,U-/g' >> /etc/passwd
Save that as "adduser.sh", then you can just "adduser.sh billy".
The sed script is to turn real names from Lastname, Firstname
to Firstname Lastname, since the extra comma causes issues. If that
isn't an issue for you, then remove the sed script.
Ryan T. Sammartino
Good day to avoid cops. Crawl to school.
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