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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2006 11:10:59 -0400
From:      John Cruz <>
To:        Nikos Vassiliadis <>
Cc:, Derek Ragona <>
Subject:   Re: Creating New Users over Telnet/SSH
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Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 September 2006 18:29, Derek Ragona wrote:
> [snip]
> No, you can force a default shell without modifications.
> Check out login.conf(5) and shell variable.
> However, the original post implies little FreeBSD experience.
> Why do you want to automate such a procedure?
> You said it's going to be for a networking class, that is a limited
> a number of users, right?
> sdf is a public access Unix system and has to do this automatically,
> you don't have to. smj@sdf.lonestar is a seasoned administrator,
> who has tampered the OS in a number of ways.
> Just my 2 cents, Nikos
That's basically what I was asking, could this be something easily done 
with a script that could be a fun learning experience, or would it 
require major OS customization and wouldn't be worth the time or 
trouble. Thanks for your input, Nikos.

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