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Old 09-25-2006, 02:18 AM   #1
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I want to backup users but how?

I use RedHat9 and postfix mailserver.
I have a copy of my linux OS in another HDD. Ones happened that my linux system crushed down and I just changed the HDD, and after 5 minutes my linux system started to work again. I was happy until I noticed that the new users witch were created after the system had backuped (the whole copy of system).
So my question is:
Is it possible to backup only the newly created users not the whole system?
If yes, please tell me!

Thank you!

Last edited by gubak; 10-02-2006 at 05:45 AM.
Old 09-25-2006, 03:03 AM   #2
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Copy their home directories and the old versions of shadow, passwd, group files?


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