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useradd/del defaults
  • From: Hans du Plooy <hansdp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 16:24:52 +0200
  • Message-id: <200408271624.52034.hansdp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi all,

I notice that if I ad users by hand with useradd/userdel in SUSE 9.1, home
directories are not created. Any idea how to set the default for home
directories to be made with useradd (as in useradd -m name) and deleted with
userdel (as in userdel -r name)?

I looked at /etc/default/useradd and found:

/usr/sbin/useradd.local talks about adding home, but it (and the manpage)
doesn't say how.

Any ideas?

Kind regards
Hans du Plooy
Newington Consulting Services
hansdp at newingtoncs dot co dot za

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