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Re: mkpasswd for HUGE domains?
is OOOooooops good enough? :S
(I read the help, only that i should had read it properly and not diagonaly)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Igor Pechtchanski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Igor Román Mariño" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: mkpasswd for HUGE domains?
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Igor Román Mariño wrote:
> I've had to add a user to /etc/passwd to access my computer by ssh via
> cygwin on w2k.
> The main problem was, that
> a) our modified version of windows (CERN/NICE) doenst allow the creation
> new users to the local computer, as such I had to add the domain user
> b) our domain has over 10000 users
> c) mkpasswd -d doesnt have a way of especifiying a particular user, only
> whole list
> d) getting the whole list takes over 50 minutes (and still counting)
> Could the tool be rewriten as to have either
> - a way of especify a particular user from a domain that you want to add
> - a faster way of getting all the users of such a HUGE domain
> Cheers: Igor
Umm, did you try the -u option?
$ mkpasswd --help
Usage: mkpasswd [OPTION]... [domain]
This program prints a /etc/passwd file to stdout
-l,--local print local user accounts
-c,--current print current account, if a domain account
-d,--domain print domain accounts (from current domain
if no domain specified)
-u,--username username only return information for the specified user
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