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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 have an application desigend in PHP and MySQl running on apache web server that I is running on a Amazon EC2 server Centos. I want to implement the master-master and master slave replication and high availability disaster recovery on this application database.
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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.
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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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The purpose of this script is to scan the /etc/passwd file one line at a time comparing the usernames to the usernames found in a database table. I will later locked every account which is not in the database table.
I have export the userlist from the database in a file (/tmp/userlist). It... (1 Reply)
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Hi , can anyone explain me the difference between /etc/shadow and /etc/default/passwd . As per my knowledge both the files are used for password aging and control parameters. (2 Replies)
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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 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.
By moving (restore) all filessytem and data to another same Sun box, none of the users are able to logon to the new box which i didn't change nothing. But if i reset the user... (1 Reply)
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I am migrating the passwd file to an new server. What commands do I need to run to make sure the file will work on the new server. (0 Replies)
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