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Re: Adding users from a list or database?

Steve Phillips wrote:
> What do you do if you have to add many users on a regular basis?
> I would like to be able to add users from a list, to avoid the
> interactive nature of adduser.  Is there a tool that does something like
> this?  A couple of years ago I modified adduser to read entries from a
> simple database (one line per entry, fields deliminated by colons) and
> automagically create user accounts for them.  Thats based on a really
> old version of adduser though.

If I remember correctly then adduser is based on useradd which is
not interactive.  However I don't think that it's able to set a



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