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Re: Creating a new user without a password



Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> [2003-01-02 00:30:49 -0200]:
> > > >   adduser --disabled-login --gecos 'MYSQL User' mysql
> > > I suggest using the --system option there too.
> > 
> > The only problem/difference with --system is that the adduser command
> > will not create a unique group for the uid.  It will create the group
> > as 'daemon' IIRC.  I did not see a way to create a system user that
> 
> adduser --disabled-login --gecos 'MYSQL User' --group mysql
> 
> Manpages are good. Read them.

Ah, very good.  I had missed that option when I had read the man pages
previously.

Bob

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