[rancid] Rancid user home

Dan Anderson dan.w.anderson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 12:54:08 UTC 2015

You need to use the "usermod" command (as root) to change the user's home
directory (I'm assuming you're running on some flavor of Linux)

usermod -d /usr/local/rancid rancid

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:29 PM, Todd Heide <workwithcisco at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Been going nuts trying to figure this out, Google has been useless. When I
> created the user rancid, it set the $HOME as /home/rancid, and no matter
> what I try it never sticks to /usr/local/rancid.  I can change the variable
> and make it work, but on reboot it goes back to /home/rancid and breaks
> rancid-run and RWS.
> I need it to permanently change it to /usr/local/rancid.
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