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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running the ETL job to passing the database username,pssswd positional arguments to shell script (bash) and how can we suppress/hide the password from ps command. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pimmit22043
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)
Discussion started by: cschar
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)
Discussion started by: satish51392111
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)
Discussion started by: rogerben
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
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm trying to make this work, and it half works. Accounts with password hashes matching the old crypt(3) algorithm work just fine:
But accounts with longer password hashes preceded by $1$, such as the following, do not work:
$1$iIcbppdP$HDyjJeVMGgJ.ovLsnjtTR.... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: davidstvz
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)
Discussion started by: lamoul
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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Discussion started by: avklinux
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
From what I have read it possible to create a new group by editing the etc/group and etc/passwd in UNIX two files but a non-experienced user may face many problems such as destroying the file by mistake ot that his changes to these file does not make any difference.
However, there is this... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: whatev3r
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I cud find entries for user's named nobody and noaccess in the passwd file in the Unix system in which I am working ... I have seen entries for these in other systems too ....
What is the significance for nobody and noaccess ... ?? Anything special ?? Can anyone help ??
Thanks &... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Sabari Nath S