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I was thinking about doing it that way, but word of caution -- this will probably break the group and shadow files...
-- Jeremiah Merkl
-- Department of Information Technology
-- University of Lethbridge
On 1-Apr-04, at 11:13 AM, Scott Hannahs wrote:
At 10:46 AM -0500 4/1/04, Chip Scheide wrote:how do I go about changing the short name on an account?
user the Netinfo manager utility
Unlock the database (click on lock in bottom left corner)
Select the "name" property in the lower windoe and just click on the value and edit it.
Now if you want to also change the home directory for that user, change that value as well and then rename the directory using the terminal:
% mv /Users/oldname /Users/newname
Not that complicated.
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