Re: Root can't delete files

From: Jose Nazario (jose@biocserver.BIOC.cwru.edu)
Date: 10/11/01


Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 14:42:46 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jose Nazario <jose@biocserver.BIOC.cwru.edu>
To: Brian Kejser <bkejser@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Root can't delete files
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0110111441470.25773-100000@biocserver.BIOC.CWRU.Edu>

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Brian Kejser wrote:

> # append user and group
> if [ -z `cat /etc/passwd | grep "named"` ]; then
> echo
> "named:x:200:200:Nameserver:/chroot/named:/bin/false"
> >> /etc/passwd
> echo "named:x:200:" >> /etc/group
>
> fi

caareful you don't throw the normal and shadow password files out of sync.
perhaps a use of useradd with a locked account would be wise, instead.

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