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Re: usermgmt.conf and default password

On Wed, 9 Oct 2019, N wrote:

> usermgmt.conf(5) says, there is a password entry in the config file.
> Setting it using pwhash(1)? and vi as using useradd -D -p... is not an option.
> But adding a user with
> ? useradd -F -m testuser
> does not give him a the password. Is this a bug in documentation or in
> useradd?

There is a bug. useradd -D doesn't know about -p,
If you manually add fields like "password" to config and use useradd -D 
and a supported switch to modify it (like -k), it will overwrite the 
config and you will lose the "password".

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