> > Thanks to all, > I have managed to do it :) > In my system, don't know why the root user disappear only toor exists, so I > must rename toor to root :)
Well, don't get rid of toor. Just copy the line and put it in front (above) toor and make that one root. You probably want to have one that says root and that has its password field '*-ed out.' Make sure you use vipw and you should not have any problems. ////jerry > > Hoa, Nguyen > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jerry McAllister [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Sunday, March 14, 2004 8:35 AM > To: Nguyen Huu Hoa > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Rename a user > > > > > Hi List, > > How can I rename a user from my BSD 5.2 system. I have a user called > "hoa", > > then I want to rename it to "nguyen", so what should I do? > > Just make yourself root (su) > then do 'vipw' and edit the Userid name in the hao record. > > When you get out of vipw (:wq, just like in vi) it also updated > the database properly. > > Of course, if there are scripts somewhere that have the hao name > hardcoded in to them, those will have to be fixed by hand. > > ////jerry > > > Thanks > > Hoa, Nguyen > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"