Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Fri, 22 Dec 2006 12:08:53 -0500
From:      stas khromoy <stas@edpausa.com>
To:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: replicating /etc/passwd on a failover machine
Message-ID:  <458C1125.20307@edpausa.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061220184602.GB30425@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
References:  <458964AB.2080400@edpausa.com> <20061220184602.GB30425@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

thanks for the help guys !

Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 11:28:27AM -0500, stas khromoy wrote:
> 
>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>> Hash: SHA1
>>
>> hey folks
>>
>> we are working on building a failover server.
>> now everything is going along pretty nicely. (knock on wood)
>>
>> so the question of the day.
>> is there a way to replicate the password files ?
>>
>> i doubt that just copying over /etc/passwd and master.passwd will work .
> 
> Almost.   You just need to make sure database stuff is updated properly.
> Check out pwd_mkdb(8) and vipw(8) and man master.passwd and man passwd.
> 
> ////jerry
> 
>> thanks
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
> 
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (MingW32)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

iQCVAwUBRYwRJNbpM15f9s9nAQI4fQP9FR2s+YClP9fWLN1uBHH/0gBr6zl2ai6S
tIMNCav8rfj+xZlWJiN723WBp5U9O3msv7edHD1jPUfkVblZOp096jI976nYfE1D
vVvaQ5qAtTk3zJ/SsgKkusOIG6J1WCmif+WY26VBEkHLLkIvUI3AeCPyygRtbdyv
Kg4YsT4IlJk=
=IlD/
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?458C1125.20307>