Matthew Seaman wrote:
Before I go trotting off and do this and potentially replace the wrong
field, which one is the passwd?
Note: this is potentially a problem. If the UID number gets reused for a
different account, that new user will get all the ownership rights to the
old users' files. It can often be a better policy to disable an old account
-- set the password field in /etc/master.passwd to '!!' and change the shell
to /sbin/nologin -- rather than to delete it.
You can also get a report on any 'unowned' files in the weekly periodic
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