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Re: migrating user accounts to Linux



Marcelino,
In AIX, is it possible to migrate the users to a CSV file? Then you could
load the user accounts with a script, unless there are other settings that
your trying to migrate as well?

 On 10/11/05, Marcelino Mata <mmata multimatic com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have searched but I have not come across anything which suggest how to
> accomplish a migration of user accounts from traditional UNIX to Linux
> or Redhat. Maybe the answer is obvious and I'm looking to hard.
>
> I have about 100 user accounts under AIX 4.3.3. I want to move the user
> accounts to RHEL 3.0. The AIX server is a NIS master to about 25
> Solaris and AIX clients. What would the easiest way to accomplish this?
> Make the RHEL server a NIS slave to import the user accounts with
> passwords? The goal would be to shutdown the AIX server once the user
> and client computer migration has completed. I am less concerned about
> the NIS client setup since I can do it on computer by computer basis.
> If there is not an AIX specific method, what steps would someone use
> from Solaris or HP-UX to RHEL. Any tips/suggestion on what does not
> work well would be help.
>
> Thanks for the help,
>
> Marcelino
>
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