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1. Red Hat
we have small network which is in work group environment.We have one Samba server for sharing data on network.My Problem is when user change his/her password on windows machine i have to manually update his smb passwd on Samba server.I want password should change automatically on... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vaibhav.T
Administering Solaris Systems - Solaris 10 mostly.
If I change the /etc/default/passwd settings - E.G. to increase minimum passwd length, then what happens to existing users with passwords shorter than this. presumably they are not affected until next time they want to change password.
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Discussion started by: Mudshark
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
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have environment where password is locally managed, not NIS, not LDAP, not Centrally managed.
In order to access to this environment I have to use Jump Box, and only from jumpbox I can login to every host. I can't login direct from inside one host within that environment to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: regmaster
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Can someone please explain this to me?
I'm used to it looking like this. What is the difference between the first name and second name? In the first case I had to use the first name to change my... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: cokedude
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
My goal is to protect the /etc/passwd from unauthorized viewing. I wish ti change the permissions of the file to :
-r--r----- 1 root bin
so only root or accounts of the "bin" group could query this sensitive file. All our other processes have been ajusted to not need any info from... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: MartinGravel
8. UNIX and Linux Applications
one of the vi installed on a machine acts really strange. I mean, when I do Page-Down on one of our HP-UX boxes, it works as expected. On the other HP-UX box, it just changes the case of the character.
Can anyone let me know if there is a configuration file or something that I have... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: JamesByars
Now I face a problem in changing the NIS passwd,I have no idea,want you to help me!
Today I add some user in the NIS master server ,I "vi" /etc/passwd &/etc/shadow,add user account and password by hand(shadow----no password ,only eight ":").
when finsh,I login ,system told me to input a password... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dlsjm
first of all, here is my conf of a uname -a
Linux SAMBA 2.4.18-4GB #1 Wed Mar 27 13:57:05 UTC 2002 i686 unknown
on a fedora machine.
Here is my problem: every once in a while, the line containing root disappears in the /etc/passwd, disabling all logging on my server. Any one have... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: penguin-friend