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USERMGMT.CONF(5)	    BSD	File Formats Manual	      USERMGMT.CONF(5)

     usermgmt.conf -- user management tools configuration file


     The usermgmt.conf file defines the	default	values used by the user
     management	tools, useradd(8) and friends.

     Options in	this file can be set by	manually editing /etc/usermgmt.conf or
     using the -D option to useradd(8).

     base_dir	sets the base directory	name, in which new users' home
		directories are	created	when using the -m option to

     class	sets the default login class for new users.  See login.conf(5)
		for more information on	user login classes.

     expire	sets the default time at which the current password expires.
		This can be used to implement password aging.  Both the	expire
		and inactive fields should be entered in the form "month day
		year", where month is the month	name (the first	three
		characters are sufficient), day	is the day of the month, and
		year is	the year.  Time	in seconds since the epoch (UTC) is
		also valid.  A value of	0 can be used to disable this feature.

     group	sets the default primary group for new users.  If this is
		`=uid',	then a uid and gid will	be picked which	are both
		unique and the same, and a line	will be	added to /etc/group to
		describe the new group.	 It has	the format:
		      group gid	| name | =uid

     homeperm	sets the default permissions of	the newly created home
		directory if -m	is given to useradd(8).	 The permission	is
		specified as an	octal number, with or without a	leading	zero.

     inactive	sets the default time at which new accounts expire.  A value
		of 0 can be used to disable this feature.  Also	see the	expire

     password	specifies an already-encrypted default password.

     preserve	If this	value is one of	`true',	`yes', or a non-zero number,
		then the user login information	will be	preserved when
		removing a user	with userdel(8).

     range	specifies the uid boundaries for new users.  If	unspecified,
		the default is "1000..60000".  It has the format:
		      range starting-uid..ending-uid

     gid_range	specifies the gid boundaries for new groups.  If unspecified,
		the default is "1000..60000".  It has the format:
		      gid_range	starting-gid..ending-gid

     shell	sets the default login shell for new users.

     skel_dir	sets the default skeleton directory in which to	find files
		with which to populate the new user's home directory.


     login.conf(5), passwd(5), user(8),	useradd(8), userdel(8),	usermod(8)

     The usermgmt.conf configuration file first	appeared in NetBSD 1.5.

BSD			       December	31, 2009			   BSD


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