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Manage users.

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Dec 18, 2016
CDIST-TYPE__USER(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__USER(7)

NAME

cdist-type__user - Manage users

DESCRIPTION

This cdist type allows you to create or modify users on the target.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

None.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

state absent or present, defaults to present comment see usermod(8) home see above gid see above password see above shell see above uid see above

BOOLEAN PARAMETERS

system see useradd(8), apply only on user create create-home see useradd(8), apply only on user create remove-home see userdel(8), apply only on user delete

MESSAGES

mod User is modified add New user added

EXAMPLES

# Create user account for foobar with operating system default settings __user foobar # Same but with a different shell __user foobar --shell /bin/zsh # Same but for a system account __user foobar --system # Set explicit uid and home __user foobar --uid 1001 --shell /bin/zsh --home /home/foobar # Drop user if exists __user foobar --state absent

SEE ALSO

pw(8), usermod(8)

AUTHORS

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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