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Old 01-11-2005, 09:20 AM   #1
ruben0076
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useradd problem


If i make a new user by doing 'useradd -d /home/test -s /bin/sh -p test test'
the user is in the file /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow but i cannot login with login/pass: test/test
if i make the same user with the 'adduser' command i can login without a problem.
What is the problem here???
 
Old 01-11-2005, 09:34 AM   #2
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I'm seeing the same results....As a work around, you can create the user and set the password afterwards using 'passwd [username]'
 
Old 01-11-2005, 09:52 AM   #3
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u have the same results like me with the useradd command?
So what is the useradd commands make a new user that u cannot use?
not very usefull if you ask me.

thx for the fast reply
 
Old 01-11-2005, 10:09 AM   #4
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What distro are you using. I had a similar problem a while ago on Slack 9.1. I tend to use "adduser" now.
 
Old 01-11-2005, 12:28 PM   #5
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