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1. 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
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
On SPARC Solaris 10. I set the app account so it's expired. I also want it
so not required to change password at first login, I can do this by
removing the numbers after the password in /etc/shadow.
example using user1
The /etc/shadow file looks like this:
... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: TKD
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to do a script which returns users who have never changed their password from /etc/shadow.
Here is what have I done and I'm not sure if it's ok.
I tried to return just users who doesn;t have password set or are locked.
Can be there other kind of user who never changed the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: catalint
4. Red Hat
Today i was going through some of security guides written on linux .
Under shadow file security following points were mentioned.
1)The encrypted password stored under /etc/shadow file should have more than 14-25 characters.
2)Usernames in shadow file must satisfy to all the same rules as... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: pinga123
5. 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
I want to know the reason behing the scene why some systems have hashed password in /etc/shadow file as "x" not the alienoid language like A1Dksxi3kaA.. (13 characters)
As far as I understand, etc/password will show password as "x" and move all hashed password to etc/shadow.... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Smith
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
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I had to reset a lost root password by editing the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files ( this is a xen vm file, so i mounted and chrooted the file )
after the reboot with an empty password on root , i have set a new password with passwd but
it only changed the /etc/passwd file.... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: progressdll
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to append password into /etc/shadow file using a shell script.
My below script does add the users to both /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow but how can I add the hordcoded passwords to /etc/shadow file can some one help me ?
# To add the groups into /etc/group file
for a_user... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: modgil
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Does anyone know how to remove a stanza in the shadow password file if the user account has already been removed on an AIX box? I know it can be done by editing the file itself but I would prefer not to do it that way.
gizaa (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gizaa