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RE: migrating user accounts to Linux



That will give starting point but will Linux read the password hash from
/tmp/passwd?  If it can, I guess scripts or other hacks can complete the
rest of the Redhat/Linux user database.  

I will try it...

Marcelino

 

>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Gavin McDonald
>Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 5:48 PM
>To: 'General Red Hat Linux discussion list'
>Subject: RE: migrating user accounts to Linux
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>I don't follow why 
>
>#ypcat passwd > /tmp/passwd
>
>won't give you the starting point..?  as in, usernames, ids, 
>shells, etc.
>
>But I'm not a NIS expert by any metric.  Heck, I still top-post!  ;)
>
>Regards,
>
>Gavin McDonald
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list- 
>> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Tenacious One
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 7:43 PM
>> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
>> Subject: 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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