[CentOS] adding users on multiple servers

Thu Apr 1 12:30:57 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Bazy wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Rajagopal Swaminathan
> <raju.rajsand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Bazy <bazy84 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello folks,
>>> Unfortunately I have to add 2 users on 200 servers that do not
>> have you checked man newusers?
>> Regards,
>> Rajagopal
> Thanks Raja. My problem is connecting to those 200 servers and su-ing
> in, they all have different root passwords.

If you need to manage a bunch of servers centrally, you probably want to set up 
root ssh access with keys so you can script it.  You could use LDAP for central 
authentication for this case, but how do you do updates and other changes?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com