moving users to new puter

Chris Hill chris at
Sun Jan 23 06:05:32 PST 2005

On Sun, 23 Jan 2005, Perttu Laine wrote:

> I'm moving all lusers from old server to new. What files and 
> directories I need to copy? /usr/home of course and /etc/passwd and 
> /etc/group.

In addition to those, I'd want to hold on to /etc/printcap, 
/etc/ntp.conf and /var/mail. /etc/hosts too, if you're using it. 
Basically anything from /etc that you've customized that isn't 
machine-specific. Possibly some things from /usr/local/etc as well,
depending on your application.

Chris Hill               chris at
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