On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 03:47:15PM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: > Hi, > I'm trying to learn how to use chpass to change a user's name. > I'm not getting anywhere, I've read the man page and Googled, but can't > find an example. > > I want to change toor's name to 'Nobody Important'. > I do: > # chpass -a toor::0:0:Nobody Important:/root:/sbin/nologin toor > And I get: > Corrupted entry. > > Can someone please set me straight?
chpass -a "toor::0:0::0:0:Nobody Important:/root:/sbin/nologin" toor Note, however, that you're setting the password for this user to a null password, allowing any local user in wheel to "su -m toor" if you have added /sbin/nologin to /etc/shells. Ceri -- User: DO YOU ACCEPT JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR PERSONAL LORD AND SAVIOR? Iniaes: Sure, I can accept all forms of payment. -- www.chatterboxchallenge.com
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