Adding a user with an entry in the local passwd file
If the local passwd file will include an entry
of the form ``+login'' for the new user you want to add,
you can run the
command on the client machine
to add the new user
and to update the local
Follow this procedure:
Log in as the NIS administrator or local administrator on the client machine.
Run the useradd command with the -m option
and the argument ``+login''.
useradd -m +kathy
would add an entry in the passwd file
(and create a home directory) for user kathy.
Ensure that the user uses the
command to set their NIS password.
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004