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Old 05-19-2005, 11:15 AM   #1
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Adding users


I have been using the server on our network, anyway some how I have managed to delete my user dirrectory and now I cannot log back in (ssh). I have root the password so how do I add a new user through the command line, I tried just making a new dirrectory to /home but this doesnt work. Any pointers?????
Old 05-19-2005, 11:20 AM   #2
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If all you did was delete the home directory for the user then try this:

mkdir /home/<user>
chown <user>:users /home/<user>

If you somehow deleted the user entirely then the adduser command will help you out.


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