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cdist-type__user - Manage users

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.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1