Werner Flamme [13.04.2018 16:30]:
> Werner Flamme [13.04.2018 16:18]:
>> Hi,
>> can someone please show me what's wrong?
>> - name: create one single user
>>   user:
>>     user: "someguy"
>>     password: "something secret here"
>>     group: "users"
>>     state: "present"
>> does not create a user, but invokes usermod instead of useradd. Of
>> course, I get a message telling me that the user does not exist in
>> /etc/passwd. This is very correct.
>> Using no quotation marks around present or leaving them away completely
>> does not help.
>> I'm running ansible 2.5.0 on python version = 2.7.13.
>> Regards,
>> Werner
> First solution: use shorter user name. It works when "someguy" is
> replaced with "exer". Originally, we use an 8 character user name.
> Unfortunately, the usernames are not designed by me... I have to use
> usernames with up to 8 characters.
> Regards,
> Werner

Note to self: Do not try to create a user locally that is available via
LDAP when the system has a LDAP login... *cough*

Thanks for looking.


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