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2016-09-08

Work with (R)?ex at adjust! Check out their job posting for details, or contact our fellow core developer, FErki.

2016-07-16

(R)?ex 1.4.1 released, fixing many bugs. See the release notes for more details.

2016-03-07

(R)?ex 1.4.0 released, containing lots of goodies. See the release notes for more details.

2015-09-04

(R)?ex 1.3.3 released, fixing a bunch of bugs. See the release notes for more details.

2015-06-22

adjust GmbH is sponsoring the (R)?ex project with a new build server. Thank you for your support!

2015-06-17

(R)?ex 1.3.2 released, fixing issues related to file manipulation when run on BSDs. See the release notes for more details.

2015-06-08

(R)?ex 1.3.1 released, fixing Rex::Commands::DB related tests.

2015-05-27

Read the second part of "Rex in practice" series about Test-driven infrastructure.

2015-05-09

repositor.io 1.1.0 released. repositor.io is a repository management tool for apt, yum, yast and docker. This is a bugfix release with fixes for ubuntu and centos7 installation media mirroring.

2015-05-03

(R)?ex 1.2.0 released. See the release notes for more details.

2015-03-27

View the slides of the talk An introduction to Rex from Andy Beverley.

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2016-06-21

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» Home » Docs » Guides » Cheat Sheet » Managing users and groups

Managing users and groups

Manage local user database.

account($user_name, %options)

Manage user accounts.

Options

account "krimdomu",
   ensure         => "present",  # default
   uid            => 509,
   home           => '/home/krimdomu',
   comment        => 'User Account',
   expire         => '2011-05-30',
   groups         => [ 'users', 'wheel' ],
   password       => 'blahblah',
   create_home    => TRUE,
   ssh_key        => "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQChUw...";

group($group_name, %options)

Manage groups.

Options

group "users",
  ensure => "present";

 

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