[TriLUG] stupid user management question
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 17:12:07 EST 2004
The user's primary group should be soley controled by
the /etc/passwd file (assuming you're not using ldap, etc..).
You shouldn't need to change /etc/shadow at all.
On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 16:48:40 -0500, Blackburn, Marvin
<marvin.blackburn at glenraven.com> wrote:
> I am new to the shadow password file processing and Have a question.
> How do I properly change a users primary group.
> Can I just enter it into the /etc/passwd file?
> How do the changes get propogated to /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> I am running redhat as 2.1
> Marvin Blackburn
> Systems Administrator
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