2007/4/3, Kevin Kinsey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:


Agus wrote:
>>> Hi everybody....
>>> its been a few days now, since im trying to do a tcsh script to
automatize
>>> the process of creating users in my system....
>>> Users register via web, and info is saved in a MySQL DB and in a
>>>   file. the
>>> script reads from the file and begins adding users with pw.
>>> but im stuck on how to create the password for the users. the
>>>     only solution
>>> that worked was the use of expect, but it consumes a lot of resources
>>> (7.8%System). Now that isnt a problem cause the users are few. but if
>>> it has to
>>> add a lot of users?? it will kill my server....
>>>
>>> any hints will be apreciated.....
>
>>     pw(8)  ??
>
> I cant find the way to do it with pw....
>
> thanks....

Please keep the list in the TO: or CC: field on your
replies ... thanks!

Works fine here as described in pw(8):

[EMAIL PROTECTED]
$ id test
id: test: no such user

[EMAIL PROTECTED]
$ pw useradd -n test

[EMAIL PROTECTED]
$ id test
uid=1020(test) gid=1026(test) groups=1026(test)

[EMAIL PROTECTED]
$ finger test
Login: test                             Name: User Test
Directory: /home/test                   Shell: /bin/sh
Never logged in.
No Mail.
No Plan.

HTH,

Kevin Kinsey
--
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing,
but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
                -- Robert Benchley



OK..thanks for the heads up about responding....

The problem isnt adding the user....i ve done that......the problem is
creating the password for the user as i tried to say in the first email...

thanks kevin,
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