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Old 04-20-2003, 08:49 PM   #1
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Question Help with users and passwords????

Is there a way I can save username and password information?
What I am attempting to do is build a new Red Hat 9 box and use the users and passwords and home directories from a mandrake 9.0 box I already have up and working.

Can this be done without loosing the users info?


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backup /etc/passwd /etc/shadow and /etc/group
and /home
Old 04-21-2003, 01:56 AM   #3
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if both boxes will have the same /home, nfs would be an option to look into also.
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ok, what about the mail files? This box is a email server


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