Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video User management, part of Simplified Drupal Sites with Drush.
Managing users is an everyday task for many Drupal site administrators.…So Drush provides an interface for that as well.…Let's start with getting information about a user.…drush help user information.…The User information command, aliased as uinf, displays information about a user.…The argument passed as a comma separated list of usernames UIDs and email addresses.…Right now there's only one user on the system, the admin user that was created…during site installation.…
So I will get information about that user, drush uinf admin.…The user id, name, mail, roles and status are displayed.…Additional information can be shown using the option --full.…The full view is a bit more extreme and is useful for low-level debugging.…For example, the password is shown in a sense.…It's the hashed password not the actual password which in this case is admin.…
A common problem is that users are constantly forgetting their passwords.…Drupal's Password API hashes passwords using a secured stretched hash, meaning…
The course describes how to manage users, download and install modules and themes, archive and restore your entire site, and employ site variables for fast, full control over your Drupal sites. Plus, discover how to script an entire Drupal site installation with and without site profiles.
- What is Drush?
- Installing the prerequisite files
- Installing Drush with PEAR, manually, and just for Windows
- Installing Drupal sites
- Managing themes
- Controlling user access
- Controlling cache and cron
- Reading logs
- Updating modules