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i have the accessibility to cat the /et/passwd file
in this file we see the paassword field but the password is in encrypted form
So, it can be possible to get the password encrypted string to convert it into human readable string via some md5 encryption code mechanism etc..
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Discussion started by: Rajesh1091
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)
Discussion started by: alvaradogunner
Does anyone know when AIX started using /etc/security/passwd instead of /etc/passwd to store encrypted passwords? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Anne Neville
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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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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
Can anyone post the default /etc/passwd file for AIX?
I would like to compare with an existing machine of mine and want to identify what are the default users that are created when the O/S is installed.
In other words I would like to see the system users in AIX. Not the ones created... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: lovesaikrishna
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
I have a question here on /etc/passwd file.
There is a user called user_a, when it is defined in /etc/passwd as below
after user_a login, the system could not recognize the correct enviromental variable $USER_A_HOME which is defined in .kshrc file (under /home/user_a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ij_2005
Does anyone anyone know what the last line of a unix user passwd file signifes?
Mine shows "+:::::"
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I am new to UNIX, and have recently installed Suse 9.3. I have been experimenting with all of the commands and have somehow managed to modify the default shell of the root user to an invalid file. Consequently I cannot su to the root user as I receive the 'no such file or directory' error... (2 Replies)
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