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Create a new user via the Terminal
Authored by: Kid-EZ on Jul 31, '03 08:26:59AM
This tip is not working at all for me.
it could be usefull to add that to add to your local NetInfo database you should use:

sudo niutil -create /local@ip adres /users/foo

However when I check the above Terminal commands in NetInfo Manager I also get to see the newly created user, none of the extra attributes.
It doesn't give error messages in the Terminal.

niutil -create /local@ /users/flip passwd \"*\"

the terminal states:

niutil: No match.

What now?

I've used some helpfull info from:

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Create a new user via the Terminal
Authored by: Hes Nikke on May 27, '04 01:39:31AM

yeah, i know it's been almost a year, but heres your answer:

the * is being parsed as "any series of characters" if you replace the * with a [code]\*[/code] it'll be quite happy to work.

vacuums do not suck. they merely provide an absence that allows other objects to take the place of what becomes absent.

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