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Old 08-04-2009, 06:52 AM   #1
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script to change primary group.


Hey,

I need an script to change primary group. Got a linuxbox running ldap + samba.

Do anybody got any tips on why I can make this script? It is about 400 user.

please help
 
Old 08-04-2009, 07:17 AM   #2
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unrelated to networking. Moved to Linux - Newbie.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 07:19 AM   #3
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I assume that you have a list of users called users_list. You may get a copy of /etc/passwd and manipulate it with sed or awk to compile the list.

Quote:
#!/bin/sh
for i in `cat users_list`
do
usermod -g new_initial_group $i
done
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Old 08-04-2009, 07:30 AM   #4
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I assume that you have a list of users called users_list. You may get a copy of /etc/passwd and manipulate it with sed or awk to compile the list.



Chris
probly a stupid question, but where do i find the "user_list" ?

The problem is that i have 400 user who should have different primarygroup.

I got alle the usernames + password etc in an excel file.
 
Old 08-04-2009, 07:36 AM   #5
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A little more information:

The users downunder her, I want their primarygroup to be "tbu"

username

ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l513
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l514
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l516
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l518



But i want these users to have primary group "tau"
LXXX = username

ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l320
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l321
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l324
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l326
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l327
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l328
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l329
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l330
ou=Teachers,ou=Users,dc=skole,dc=lk,dc=local uid l333
 
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Excel Menu
File >> Save as >> Save as type (Choose txt)
 
Old 08-04-2009, 08:36 AM   #7
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Excel Menu
File >> Save as >> Save as type (Choose txt)
I still dont understand what to do..
.bat script?
 
Old 08-04-2009, 01:11 PM   #8
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make file with vi editor named /solution.sh as ChrisAbela said and write following codes on
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
#!/bin/sh
for i in `cat users_list`
do
usermod -g new_initial_group $i
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
make file with vi editor named /users_list and write following (add ur usernames ) :

nancy
mohammad
naser
fredrick
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

#./solution.sh
 
Old 08-04-2009, 01:43 PM   #9
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make file with vi editor named /solution.sh as ChrisAbela said and write following codes on
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
#!/bin/sh
for i in `cat users_list`
do
usermod -g new_initial_group $i
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
make file with vi editor named /users_list and write following (add ur usernames ) :

nancy
mohammad
naser
fredrick
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

#./solution.sh
thank you!

root@ma01:~# /etc/script/set_primary_group.sh
-bash: /etc/script/set_primary_group.sh: Permission denied


Got tips for that to ? :P
 
Old 08-04-2009, 01:51 PM   #10
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Why are you putting scripts in /etc?? Very bad place for them.

mv /etc/script/set_primary_group.sh /root/
chmod +x /root/set_primary_group.sh
/root/set_primary_group.sh
 
Old 08-04-2009, 03:05 PM   #11
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ye, i figured out.

its working perfectly. thanks.
 
  


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