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Old 01-03-2005, 02:50 AM   #1
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useradd on linux


Hello All!!
i have a problem That my boss wants it done any how.My Distro Is RedHat 9 i am using Sendmail and using squirrelmail for web interface every thing is fine But..
when i give the command:
useradd -s /sbin/nologin prashant
it is ok i can access the e-mail but..
when i give
useradd -s /sbin/nologin p.manandhar
it gives me an error saying invalid COZ i am using "." .so can any fellow help me in this matter. i used the /etc aliases it worked
but when i have to check the e-mail in web i have to give the real username in my case that's "prashant". i want p.manandhar be used
as a real username coz my boss want's it done in this way.
Thanx in advance...
 
Old 01-03-2005, 03:16 AM   #2
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quotes?

"p.whatever"

Or the \ preceding the non-letter characters.

Cool
 
Old 01-03-2005, 03:22 AM   #3
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