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mkhomedir_helper(8) [centos man page]

MKHOMEDIR_HELPER(8)						 Linux-PAM Manual					       MKHOMEDIR_HELPER(8)

NAME
mkhomedir_helper - Helper binary that creates home directories SYNOPSIS
mkhomedir_helper {user} [umask [ path-to-skel ]] DESCRIPTION
mkhomedir_helper is a helper program for the pam_mkhomedir module that creates home directories and populates them with contents of the specified skel directory. The default value of umask is 0022 and the default value of path-to-skel is /etc/skel. The helper is separated from the module to not require direct access from login SELinux domains to the contents of user home directories. The SELinux domain transition happens when the module is executing the mkhomedir_helper. The helper never touches home directories if they already exist. SEE ALSO
pam_mkhomedir(8) AUTHOR
Written by Tomas Mraz based on the code originally in pam_mkhomedir module. Linux-PAM Manual 09/19/2013 MKHOMEDIR_HELPER(8)

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createhomedir(1)					    BSD General Commands Manual 					  createhomedir(1)

NAME
createhomedir -- create and populate home directories on the local computer. SYNOPSIS
createhomedir [-scbalh] [-n directoryDomainName] [-u username] DESCRIPTION
createhomedir provides several options for creating and populating home directories. OPTIONS
-s creates home directories for server home paths only (default). -c creates home directories for local home paths only. -b creates home directories for both server and local home paths. -a creates home directories for users defined in all directory domains of the server's search path. -l creates home directories for users defined in the local directory domain. -L causes the created home directory to be localized. -n directoryDomainName creates home directories for users defined in a specific directory domain in the server's search path. -u username creates a home directory for a specific user defined in the domain(s) identified in the -a, -l, or -n parameter. If you omit the -a, -l, and -n parameters when you use the -u parameter, -a is assumed. -i reads username list from standard input and creates specified home directories. Each username should be on its own line. -h usage help. FILES
/usr/sbin/createhomedir location of tool CAVEATS
When using the -a option, search limits of various directory servers (such as Open Directory or Active Directory) can prevent all possible home directories from being created. In this case, you may need to specify the usernames explicitly. Mac OS X May 31, 2019 Mac OS X

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