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Re: [K12OSN] Bulk-add script problem with SMB/LDAPInstallerfromOquist



Matt....there's a discussion going on in the K12 list that you might want
to pop in on....Jim Kronebusch is having some trouble with one of the
bullk add scripts.


"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com> on
Friday, July 01, 2005 at 10:41 AM +0000 wrote:
>> i dont know just how you have your directory set up  but 
>> fwiw i have my script set up to create just one password for 
>> all users, with prompt for pw change at first login for all 
>> users..So i really dont care what pw they put in at start of 
>> school year..If they forget i just reset 
>> sambaPassworustChange back to 0 set the pw back to the 
>> original ..and they take care of themselves..chuck
>
>I have to get this working with the passwords I already have.  Just the
>nature of the beast.
>
>Looking at the script it looks like it wants input in the order of:
>Firstname,Lastname,username,gid,shellpath,homedir,password
>
>Is this why method 3b of the tutorial doesn't seem to work with:
>
>Firstname,Lastname,username,gid,password
>
>?
>
>If so could this be fixed with making a userinfo.names with the
>following:
>Firstname,Lastname,username,gid,,,password
>
>?
>
>I don't know crap about scripting but it looks like if any of the last
>four fields are missing it will just fill them in with the defaults set
>at the top of the script?



David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask vcsvikings org
(207)923-3100


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