User Information (Easy Questions!)
beno at web.vi
Sat Aug 5 12:56:24 UTC 2006
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Note: this is potentially a problem. If the UID number gets reused for a
> different account, that new user will get all the ownership rights to the
> old users' files. It can often be a better policy to disable an old account
> -- set the password field in /etc/master.passwd to '!!' and change the shell
> to /sbin/nologin -- rather than to delete it.
Before I go trotting off and do this and potentially replace the wrong
field, which one is the passwd?
> You can also get a report on any 'unowned' files in the weekly periodic
> e-mail by adding
> to /etc/periodic.conf
Where does it find the email address?
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