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2016/06/23
 
Add User Accounts on FreeIPA Server.
[1] Add a user. The password set on here is required to change at initial login.
[root@dlp ~]#
ipa user-add fedora --first=Fedora --last=Linux --password

Password:    
# set password

Enter Password again to verify:
-------------------
Added user "fedora"
-------------------
  User login: fedora
  First name: Fedora
  Last name: Linux
  Full name: Fedora Linux
  Display name: Fedora Linux
  Initials: FL
  Home directory: /home/fedora
  GECOS: Fedora Linux
  Login shell: /bin/bash
  Kerberos principal: fedora@SRV.WORLD
  Email address: fedora@srv.world
  UID: 1538000001
  GID: 1538000001
  Password: True
  Member of groups: ipausers
  Kerberos keys available: True

# verify

[root@dlp ~]#
ipa user-find fedora

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1 user matched
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  User login: fedora
  First name: Fedora
  Last name: Linux
  Home directory: /home/fedora
  Login shell: /bin/bash
  Email address: fedora@srv.world
  UID: 1538000001
  GID: 1538000001
  Account disabled: False
  Password: True
  Kerberos keys available: True
----------------------------
Number of entries returned 1
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[2] Add Existing local Users to FreeIPA Directory.
( set the same password with the username on this example, but it is required to change at initial login )
[root@dlp ~]#
vi ipauser.sh
# extract local users who have 1000-9999 digit UID
# this is an example

#!/bin/bash

for line in `grep "x:[1-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]:" /etc/passwd`
do
   USER=`echo $line | cut -d: -f1`
   FIRST=`echo $line | cut -d: -f5 | awk {'print $1'}`
   LAST=`echo $line | cut -d: -f5 | awk {'print $2'}`

   [ ! "$FIRST" ] && FIRST=$USER
   [ ! "$LAST" ] && LAST=$USER

   echo $USER | ipa user-add $USER --first=$FIRST --last=$LAST --password
done
[root@dlp ~]#
sh ipauser.sh

-------------------
Added user "redhat"
-------------------
  User login: redhat
  First name: redhat
  Last name: redhat
  Full name: redhat redhat
  Display name: redhat redhat
  Initials: rr
  Home directory: /home/redhat
  GECOS: redhat redhat
  Login shell: /bin/bash
  Kerberos principal: redhat@SRV.WORLD
  Email address: redhat@srv.world
  UID: 1538000004
  GID: 1538000004
  Password: True
  Member of groups: ipausers
  Kerberos keys available: True
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