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Linux 2.6 - man page for check-passwd (linux section 8)

CHECK-PASSWD(8) 								  CHECK-PASSWD(8)

NAME
       check-passwd - check for empty or duplicate system accounts.

SYNOPSIS
       check-passwd

DESCRIPTION
       The  check-passwd  command  scans the system password file, and looks for either duplicate
       accounts or accounts without a password set.  This is a plugin which is invoked by  check-
       security (8) if enabled.

CONFIGURATION
       The  check-passwd.conf  file defines the configuration variables: CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_UIDS
       and CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_DUPLICATES Each is described below.

       The CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_EMPTY variable  controls  whether  this	script	will  warn  about
       accounts   with	empty  passwords.   Valid  values  are	TRUE  or  FALSE  The  CHECK_PASS-
       WORD_WARN_UIDS variable controls whether this script will warn  about  duplicate  accounts
       sharing the same UID within the passwords file.	Valid values are TRUE or FALSE

FILES
       /etc/checksecurity.conf
	      Specifies whether this script is invoked

       /etc/checksecurity/check-passwd.conf
	      The configuration file.

Debian Linux				 2 February 1997			  CHECK-PASSWD(8)


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