[CentOS] nis and new users

Tue Apr 15 14:39:02 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

Jason Pyeron wrote:
> Every time a "new" user logs into a development box (which does not use nfs
> for the home dirs) the get could not chdir to their home dir. They call me
> with the error and I do a:
> cp -a /etc/skel/ ~USER && chown USER.users -R ~USER/
> and it is fixed.
> Is there an automated way?

Look at pam_mkhomedir and see if it fits your bill.


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