Manual Reference Pages  - lusermod (1)

NAME

lusermod - Modify an user

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Exit Status

SYNOPSIS

lusermod [OPTION]... user

DESCRIPTION

Modifies the user with name user.

OPTIONS

-c, --gecos=gecos
  Set user’s SM]GECOS field to gecos. The SM]GECOS field is traditionally used to store user’s real name and other information.

-d, --directory=directory
  Set user’s home directory to directory.

-g, --gid=gid
  Change user’s primary group ID to gid.

-i, --interactive
  Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set up in libuser configuration.

-L, --lock Lock user’s account. This prevents logging in using user’s password.

-l, --login=name
  Rename user to name.

-m, --movedirectory
  After changing user’s home directory (using the -d option), move the old home directory to the new location.

-P, --plainpassword=password
  Set user’s password to password. Note that the password can be viewed while running lusermod using tools such as ps(1).

-p, --password=encrypted
  Set user’s password to the password represented by the hash encrypted. Note that the hash can be viewed while running lusermod using tools such as ps(1).

-s, --shell=shell
  Set user’s login shell to shell.

-U, --unlock
  Unlock user’s account.

-u, --uid=uid
  Change user’s user ID to uid.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.


libuser lusermod (1) Jan 15 2005
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