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Re: moving users

On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 09:42:38PM -0500, blraven@eskokoira.ath.cx wrote:

| How I can move system A user to system B
| system A is RedHat and system B Debian Woody?

First create the user on system B.  Then move the user's home
directory (how you do that depends on what hardware set up you have).
Also move the user's mail spool (usually /var/mail/$USER) and anything
else they might own on system A (the 'find' command will help you

If the user's UID will change in the move you'll need to change the
ownership of all the user's files to the new uid.


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cross and follow me.  For whoever wants to save his life will lose it,
but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it.  What
good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?  Or
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