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I have a Solaris 10 box where password aging is not functioning properly. Using the passwd command with the -l or -u options causes the lastchg field in the /etc/shadow file to be modified. Therefore, if a user's password is set to expire in 90 days and they are 1 day away, all they have... (4 Replies)
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I was accessing our linux test server via putty and By mistake i deleted /etc/passwd file.....
It is allowing me to login..... So could anyone please help me out in this issue....
Please, it is urgent (6 Replies)
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I just started on new box where I have to diff passwd working perfectly on the very same account/user. I see that shadow was added recently (I'm not a root in there), I see 'x' in passwd. Not sure how it should work, should I change old passwd for one defined in shadow? Or it's fine to... (20 Replies)
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I have Solaris 10, latest release.
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I'm trying to make this work, and it half works. Accounts with password hashes matching the old crypt(3) algorithm work just fine:
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i wonder if there is a tool to read the /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow files in order to reset user accounts to the same one.
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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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While playing with my LINUX machine i accidently deleted a file name called /etc/passwd . Even though the system is booted am unable to get the login prompt. Is there any remedy for this problem.:( (5 Replies)
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