[K12OSN] HELP!! creating bulk users

Randall Swift swift at msad52.org
Fri Aug 24 00:25:06 UTC 2007

I already have the users created the script said it created the home
directory but it is not there. I need a way to create home directories for
existing users (about 800 of them).

"Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>AMEN THAT !!!!!
>Doug Simpson
>Technology Specialist
>De Queen Public Schools
>De Queen, AR
>simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
>>>> <rmcdaniel at indata.us> 8/23/2007 3:06 PM >>>
>Have you used Webmin?  I use Webmin and the bulk user add utility.  You
>just import a CSV file into the script and it adds each user, creates
>home directory, etc.
>Ronald R. McDaniel
>Technology Coordinator
>Conecuh County Schools
>(251) 578-1752 x30
>rmcdaniel at indata.us 
>“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which
>matter least” Goethe
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: [K12OSN] HELP!! creating bulk users
>From: "Randall Swift" <swift at msad52.org>
>Date: Thu, August 23, 2007 2:20 pm
>To: k12osn at redhat.com 
>I have a server with ubuntu 6.06 on it. I ran the smbldap-installer
>script and have it set up as my pdc. I created over 800 users useing
>bulk add scripts that came with the installer. I noticed however that
>did not create any home directory for these users. If I manually create
>single user everything is fine home directory is created. I need to
>home directories for these users. I need this fixed fast as school
>next week. Everything worked fine last year when I had it all running
>fedora. This summer I switched it all over to ubuntu and have had
>but headaches. I need help fast. Thanks for any input.
>Randy Swift
>Networ! k Administrator
>Leavitt Area High School
>Turner, Maine 04282
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Randy Swift
Network Administrator
Leavitt Area High School
Turner, Maine 04282
swift at msad52.k12.me.us

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