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 passwd_export(1m)		     OSF		   passwd_export(1m)




 NAME
      passwd_export - Creates local password and group files

 SYNOPSIS
      passwd_export [-d dir_name] [-m max_entries] [-h[elp]] [-n] [-s] [-v]
      [-x]


 OPTIONS
      [-d dir_name]
		The name of the directory to store the password, group, and
		organization files created by passwd_export.  If you do not
		enter a directory name, the files are stored in the /etc
		directory.

      -h[elp]	Display help information.

      -n	Ignore passwd_override and group_override file entries.
		Without this option, passwd_export applies the override
		entries from both files to the local password and group
		files it creates.

      [-m max_entries]
		The maximum number of entries that can be stored in the
		local files.

      -s	Sort the local password and group file entries by UNIX
		number.	 If you do not specify this option, the entries are
		in order as they are retrieved from the registry.

      -v	Run in verbose mode.

      -x	Do not create entries for users with OMIT as their encrypted
		password in the passwd_override and group_override files.
		See the passwd_override and group_override reference pages
		for further details about omitting users.


 DESCRIPTION
      The dceshared/bin/passwd_export command creates local password and
      group files from registry data.  These files are used when the network
      registry is unavailable and by programs that use the original UNIX
      passwd and group interfaces instead of the DCE interfaces. Use
      passwd_export to keep these local files consistent with the registry
      database.

      When passwd_export runs, it makes backup copies of the current
      password and group files, if they exist.	The files are named,
      respectively, passwd.bak and group.bak.





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 passwd_export(1m)	  Open Software Foundation	   passwd_export(1m)




      By default, the backups are stored and the new files created in the
      /etc directory.  You can override the default by supplying a directory
      name with the -d option.

    Running passwd_export
      The passwd_export command is commonly run with an entry in
      /usr/lib/crontab.	 For example, to update the files every hour, the
      entry is

      0 * * * * dcesharedbin/passwd_export

      In large network environments, it is a good idea to stagger the times
      passwd_export is run.

 RELATED INFORMATION
      Commands: rgy_edit(1m)

      Files: group(5), passwd(5), passwd_override(5), group_override(5)




































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