[ILUG] moving user's home directories
dave at compsoc.com
Fri Sep 15 12:09:47 IST 2000
If you are doing it again, you may want to include the -m switch, from man
"If the -m option is given the contents of the current home
directory will be moved to the new home directory, which is created if it
does not already exist."
Without the -m switch, it will just update the /etc/passwd file, and the
next time the user logs in, it will not find the new directory as it will
On Fri, 15 Sep 2000, It appears Kae Verens said.......
> fergal daly wrote:
> > usermod -d /some/where/else username
> > will do the trick
> Thanks - it doesn't work on the server I'm using, but I'll keep it in
> mind for any future use.
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