Moving users/home directories off of openBSD and onto centOS?

We have a very old openBSD server that has numerous user accounts with respective home directories. It is running openBSD 4.*

We would like to migrate all content + user accounts (with passwords) to a centOS 6.* (latest 6 release) server.

How would we accomplish this?
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Jan SpringerCommented:
I would cd to the directory with all of the account directories sit and tar it up.

When done, sftp to the other server and move the tar file to the directory that will hold all of the account directories and untar it.

Create a cron job that does this nightly and when you're ready to cut, shut off all processes on the BSD box that allow for file manipulation in the account directories, while you do a final tar and sftp.

To get whether you can port the BSD password into the CentOS server, copy/paste a non-priv shell account from the BSD passwd and shadow file to the CentOS passwd/shadow file and see if it accepts a login.

I've port Tru64 to CentOS.  I wouldn't think BSD is that much different.

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