How to use LDAP passwd at 4.9 ?
welchdw at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 10 12:37:44 PST 2004
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:33:14PM +0100, Frank wrote:
> at last is it possible to modify the /etc/master.passwd
> file with a shell script to add some entries in it the
> modify the passwd database WITHOUT using vipw ?
I use pw in scripts to avoid vipw. From the manpage:
"The pw utility handles updating the passwd,
master.passwd, group and the secure and insecure
password database files, and must be run as root."
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