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Webmin Administrator's Cookbook by Michał Karzyński

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Exporting users and importing them into another system

When you're setting up another server for your organization, you may need to recreate accounts of multiple users on the new system. Webmin's user management module has the ability to export data about existing user accounts to a special batch file, which you can then import into any other system that also runs Webmin. This allows you to recreate multiple accounts quickly and easily.

How to do it...

In this recipe, we will export selected users from one system (source) and import them into a second system (destination).

Let's start by exporting users as follows:

  1. On your source system, navigate to System | Users and Groups, and click the link marked Export to batch file.
  2. Set Batch file format to ...

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