Creating the nobody user

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Mon Sep 18 15:00:03 PDT 2006

Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Hi folks,
> What does everyone here have in their /etc/passwd file for the 'nobody'
> user?  I've never had to create one before so I've come up with:
> nobody:x:99:99:nobody::


nobody:x:99:99:Unprivileged Nobody:/dev/null:/bin/false

And for /etc/group:


  -- Bruce

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