Create a bundle of user ids

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Old 01-30-2014
Create a bundle of user ids

if I want to create a bundle of user ids on some aix servers, if there is a way not need to do "passwd username" one by one user to set the password?

# 2  
Old 01-30-2014
Is the chpasswd tool available on your system?
# 3  
Old 01-30-2014
Yes, there is a way
I am assuming you are using your NIM server to create the user on multiple servers.

I am not sure if you are using a script or manually ssh'ing to each host and creating the user.

Its little tricky but it works,
Say you want the password to be abc123 (an user can change after 1st login), and you created the user (say user1) on server1, what you do now is on server1
passwd user1 --> type in abc123 (twice)
cat /etc/security/passwd | grep -p user1
        password = XXXXX
        lastupdate = 1387815793

Now you will copy the password (XXXXX) (ofcourse it is not xxxx, but encrypted password), and from NIM you can add a new line to your script below mkuser command

echo "user1:XXXXX" |chpasswd -e -f ADMCHG

This will have the same password as abc123 on all the server you run the script for that user.
You will set a password and it is changeable 1st time the user login.

Note: user1 is the example I am using for user
# 4  
Old 02-04-2014
You can also try this, i do it in my env..

mkuser gecos="USER details" id= username
echo "username:password" >>/pass.txt
cat pass.txt | chpasswd
usermod -G groupname username

mkuser gecos="Sandeep Kumar - IBM-Application " id=571 ibm075
echo "ibm075:test@123" >>/pass.txt
cat pass.txt | chpasswd
usermod -G App_Adm ibm075

For Multiple serves, use Key less fingerprint SSH.

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