Moving users

Ruben de Groot mail23 at
Sun Jun 15 22:33:02 PDT 2003

On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 02:40:02PM +1000, Richard Beyer typed:
> Hi,
> I need to move users from one machine to another and keep their passwords
> intact.
> I've added a test user to "Server-Source" and a test user to
> "Server-Destination" and copied the password hash from
> /etc/master.password on "Server-Source" and pasted it into master.password
> on "Server-Destination", but the login fails.
Have you rebuild the password database after modifying master.passwd ?

pwd_mkdb /etc/master.passwd

> I've also searched the archive with no luck.
> Any suggestions appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Richard
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