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Re: Email only users, and Bulk User Adds/Removes

On Mon, 8 Dec 1997, Darren Renaud wrote:

> Is there a way to establish an email only account? Also is there a way
> to add or remove a large amount of those accounts (if they can exist)?
> I'm setting up a system for student email, and have to add or remove 40+
> accounts per semester.  I'd like to limit the accounts to POP3 only, and
> prevent those users from accessing telnet etc.

To prevent them from logging in via telnet etc., give them /bin/false for
a shell. Don't forget to add a line '/bin/false' to /etc/shells.

To add and delete many users, write a script that calls useradd and


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