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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to keep encrypted password in a shell script.?
I have the file which has the following:
I will be using this username and password in another script. But I don't want to reveal the password in the script. How to keep the password... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sanvel
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have an application that uses the encrypted password that's in the /etc/shadow file.
i copied the line for the particular username i was interested it in from shadow file and i pasted it into the password file of the application. the application is nagios.
this application allowed that... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I wonder whether is possible to generate enrypted passwd for some user and paste it into /etc/shadow file ?
What kind of encryption is used in /etc/shadow file ?
ths for help. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: presul
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
What will be the easy way to decrypt encrypted passwords on MySQL table. Googling brought me many suggestions on crypt/decrypt running scripts. Please advise. TIA
I think the encrypt function of MySQL uses the Unix crypt command to encrypt
satimis (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: satimis
5. UNIX and Linux Applications
Actually in my application there is an XML file. The password and the user name for the database that I need to access the development box is stored there.
But using some UNIX command I am able to access the raw content of the file and not the decrypted code for that password. When I am applying... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: nandumishra
We are currently using a script to copy the same encrypted password between our HP-UX and Solaris servers editing the trusted and shadow files directly. The encrypted password is only 13 characters long on both servers and decrypts the same way. Is there a way to copy this same string to Linux... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: keelba
I have a Solaris 5.9 server and need send information via SFTP automaticaly, and set my username and password encrypted. How can I do this?
Best regards (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: irasela
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this or not but we use a program called "Password Safe" to store the many root passwords we have for our Unix system.
Now we are being called out by our security team to prove that this is a safe program to use. So far I have been able to determine... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: keelba
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm tasked to change a user's password on multiple Linux systems (RH v3). I though copying the encrypted password from one Linux /etc/shadow file to another would work but I was wrong.
The long term solution is to establish an openLDAP Directory service, but for now I'm stuck with a manual... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: benq70
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I do not want the plaintext password to appear in the netrc file. So I want to encrypt the password. Is there a way to encrypt the password and still make ftp to use the netrc ?
Thanks in advance.
-Gow:confused: (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ggowrish