On Wednesday 20 December 2006 07:28, stas khromoy wrote:
> hey folks
> we are working on building a failover server.
> now everything is going along pretty nicely. (knock on wood)
> so the question of the day.
> is there a way to replicate the password files ?
> i doubt that just copying over /etc/passwd and master.passwd will work .

It will work fine as long as you run pwd_mkdb after copying or changing any of 
the files. Also, you can use vipw to edit the list. It runs pwd_mkdb after 
you write and exit. See the relevant man pages for more info.


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