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USER(8)                     System Manager's Manual                    USER(8)

NAME
     user -- manage user login information on the system

SYNOPSIS
     user add -D [options]
     user add [options] user
     user del -D [options]
     user del [options] user
     user info [options] user
     user mod [options] user

DESCRIPTION
     The user utility acts as a frontend to the useradd(8), usermod(8),
     userinfo(8), and userdel(8) commands.  The utilities by default are built
     with EXTENSIONS.  This allows for further functionality.

     For a full explanation of the options available, please see the relevant
     manual page.

EXIT STATUS
     The user utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

FILES
     /etc/skel/.[A-z]*             Skeleton files for new user
     /etc/usermgmt.conf            Configuration file for user, group(8) and
                                   the backend commands mentioned above.

SEE ALSO
     chpass(1), group(5), passwd(5), usermgmt.conf(5), useradd(8), userdel(8),
     userinfo(8), usermod(8)

HISTORY
     The user utility first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.  It is based on the
     addnerd package by the same author.

AUTHORS
     The user utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <agcATNetBSD.org>.

NetBSD 6.1.5                   November 16, 2005                  NetBSD 6.1.5