[CentOS] Adduser help

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Mar 9 21:10:11 UTC 2007

Alfred von Campe wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2007, at 14:39, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> at 
>> http://wiki.openpbx.org/tiki-index.php?page=Easy+route+to+building+OpenPBX.org 
>> there is the following adduser command:
>> adduser --no-create-home --ingroup openpbx --disabled-password 
>> --disabled-login openpbx
>> This does NOT seem to be the right format for Centos. So far, using 
>> man, I have come up with;
>> adduser -M -g openpbx
>> What else do I need?
> I think that --disabled-password is the default if you don't specify a 
> password, and to disable logins you can use "-s /sbin/nologin" to set 
> the account's shell. 
Centos is still not happy:

[root at openpbx ~]#adduser -M -g openpbx -s /sbin/nologin
usage: adduser [-u uid [-o]] [-g group] [-G group,...]
[-d home] [-s shell] [-c comment] [-m [-k template]]
[-f inactive] [-e expire ] [-p passwd] [-M] [-n] [-r] [-l] name
adduser -D [-g group] [-b base] [-s shell]
[-f inactive] [-e expire ]
[root at openpbx ~]#


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