CPPW(8) System Manager's Manual CPPW(8)NAME
cppw, cpgr - copy with locking the given file to the password or group file
cppw [-h] [-s] password_file
cpgr [-h] [-s] group_file
cppw and cpgr will copy, with locking, the given file to /etc/passwd and /etc/group, respectively. With the -s flag, they will copy the
shadow versions of those files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively.
With the -h flag, the commands display a short help message and exit silently.
SEE ALSO vipw(8), vigr(8), group(5), passwd(5), shadow(5), gshadow(5)AUTHOR
cppw and cpgr were written by Stephen Frost, based on vipw and vigr written by Guy Maor.
7 Apr 2005 CPPW(8)
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VIPW(8) System Management Commands VIPW(8)NAME
vipw, vigr - edit the password, group, shadow-password or shadow-group file
The vipw and vigr commands edits the files /etc/passwd and /etc/group, respectively. With the -s flag, they will edit the shadow versions
of those files, /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow, respectively. The programs will set the appropriate locks to prevent file corruption. When
looking for an editor, the programs will first try the environment variable $VISUAL, then the environment variable $EDITOR, and finally the
default editor, vi(1).
The options which apply to the vipw and vigr commands are:
Edit group database.
Display help message and exit.
Edit passwd database.
Edit shadow or gshadow database.
Editor to be used.
Editor to be used if VISUAL is not set.
Group account information.
Secure group account information.
User account information.
Secure user account information.
SEE ALSO vi(1), group(5), gshadow(5) , passwd(5), , shadow(5).
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