[SATLUG] create home directory for an ldap user

Kernel Architect kernel.architect at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 08:22:10 CST 2012


This should help you out....

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/tips0410.html

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On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 8:09 AM, <rabie at rabie.net> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I m working on a centos box where I have to create some linux users with
> their home directory, but of course when I use useradd it tells me that the
> user exists, of course it's an ldap user, I tried to do usermod but the
> error that the user doesn't exist in /etc/passwd so how can I convert the
> ldap user to a unix/linux user where the user can have its own home
> directory and shell ( basically an entry in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow )
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Rabie K
>
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