Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 05-15-2006, 08:41 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
FTP question about exporting users

We are running Red Hat Linux 9 (Shrike) and This is our FTP server.
I need to know if there is anyway I can export all teh user accounts (and passwords if possible) to a txt

Last edited by pearsont74; 05-15-2006 at 08:43 AM.
Old 05-15-2006, 09:11 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: France
Distribution: LFS
Posts: 1,596

Rep: Reputation: 80
With most ftp servers, the accounts are the same as the system accounts.
The list of users is in /etc/passwd
About exporting users, you should consider using something like NIS/NYS/NIS+

Last edited by Agrouf; 05-15-2006 at 09:13 AM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FTP Question. carlosinfl Linux - Networking 7 11-30-2005 01:56 PM
ftp question blackzone Linux - Networking 2 09-14-2004 01:58 AM
yet another ftp question.. web glock Linux - Newbie 2 06-17-2003 09:51 PM
FTp question Diazo Linux - Newbie 1 02-06-2003 02:53 PM
Question about ftp Drogo Linux - Software 2 10-10-2002 11:54 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:05 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration