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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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)
Discussion started by: rahul547
I moved the /etc/shadow and /etc/shadow files to /tmp and then rebooted my PARC machine running 5.10. I did it to see if I could recover from single user mode.
But, I forgot to enable the abort key-sequence which I earlier disabled.
One of my gurus told I had to... (9 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)
Discussion started by: Anne Neville
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)
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I accidently deleted the files from linux machine. How to restore back the files. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sandy1028
hai friends i have deleted passwd command using rm command i thought it will come again at the time of rebooting but it is completely deleted how to get it worked again (5 Replies)
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We have a file which needs supper user previleges to delete. There are 10 users having super user preveleges. Some times back that file got deleted. How to know who has deleted that file? (6 Replies)
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In my script, users have the option to delete files from a directory, however, I don't want them to be able to delete the automatically generated log file.
Is there anyway to lock a file from being deleted?
Note: The file can't be read only as it has to be written to quite frequently.
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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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is there any way to retrieve a file that I have deleted few minutes back?? I am using Solaris- 5.6..
:rolleyes: (2 Replies)
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