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Old 07-22-2010, 04:09 PM   #1
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Listing the created users.


Hi:
Is there a command to list all of the users I, as an administrator have created? It is difficult to tell the users I created from those created by the system by reading /etc/passwd. I thought 'man 5 passwd' would shed some light on this but is wasn't so. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 07-22-2010, 04:25 PM   #2
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nope. you can check your command histories and the likes, but formally there is no record of this. All normal user accounts would have uid's over 500 though, which is usually good enough.
 
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Old 07-22-2010, 04:26 PM   #3
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As an admin, you are supposed to create user accounts. The Admin could be either you or the 1 before you, or the 1 after you have left the company. It is not possible to track down who has created these accounts. It just shows that an administrator has created the account, who could be anybody
 
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Yours has been a very useful piece of information, acid_kewpie. Thanks and best wishes.
 
  


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