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Old 04-22-2002, 11:47 AM   #1
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moving users

I am changing server versions (SME to plain RH7.2) and need to
save, copy or move about 50 users. What would be the best way
to do this and preserve their home directory structure, mail, passwords and so on.

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Archive the whole /home and /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.


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