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I'm trying to recover my /etc/passwd file, but I can't make it work. Im doing the following:
1. Booting from cd-rom:
2. Mounting hard disk drive
3. Copying my passwd and shadow files to /a/etc/
4. Unmounting Hard disk:
6. Stopping my OS from booting ( by pressing... (11 Replies)
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Does anyone know when AIX started using /etc/security/passwd instead of /etc/passwd to store encrypted passwords? (1 Reply)
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Sort the file /etc/passwd using the fourth field (group ID) as the primary sort, and the third field (user ID),... (3 Replies)
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Yet another problem on one of my nodes.
I am unable to open my password file .It shows some junk alphabets.
root@ecosdp26a>cat /etc/passwd... (10 Replies)
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Not an unix expert, I read a few pages on the web about passwd files, but I didn't find the answers I need about the last 8 lines of the passwd file I'm taking a look at.
I'm assuming their shortcuts to another file that may have the actual usernames of users on the system.
Please, any help... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: fusion31
I have Solaris 10, latest release.
We have passwd aging set in /etc/defalut/passwd.
I have an account that passwd should never expire. Acheived by emptying associated users shadow file entries for passwd aging.
When I reset the users passwd using passwd command, it re enables... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: BG_JrAdmin
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i am using apache2.0, and i used this command to create username/passwd:
./htpasswd -b passwd.file username password
is it away to translate password back to plaintext ?
for example, passwd.file contains:
i want to translate back to:
username:password (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: tjmannonline
How the user is allowed to change his password with passwd command, although /etc/passwd has read only rights. How this file gets modified upon changing password???
Thanks in advance for this query (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: puneet
Hi Folks ,
Would be grateful if someone could help me out in one of the question that came to my mind . If the /etc/passwd file has been deleted and the system has been rebooted . Then i dont think that any user would be able to login and the system will be useless . Whats the best solution for... (5 Replies)
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Does anyone anyone know what the last line of a unix user passwd file signifes?
Mine shows "+:::::"
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