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Old 08-06-2003
Network Who can help me how to add user without 'useradd' command

Can any one tell me if i dun want using 'useradd' command to add new user, it is have any command i can use to add a new user?and any extra step needed for my local environment?
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Old 08-06-2003
pls tell us: what is your environment??

difficult to answer without that cognition...

bye bye Pre▀y
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Old 08-06-2003
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Old 08-07-2003
On Solaris, AIX, HPUX, Tru64, and Redhat Linux you can edit the /etc/passwd file directly and add it, just make sure you know what you are doing. You can do the same for groups. Be aware some OSes, like Solaris, use a shadow file to keep the encyrpted user password so you will also have to update that file. You will most likely also want to set the user's password with the passwd command after you have added it to the file.
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