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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
As a part of linux hardening
In shadow file all Application accounts which are not locked must contain only an asterisk “*” in the Passwd field.
But how would i do it by using command?
Is there any way other than modifying shadow file to accomplish this task? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: pinga123
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
What are the default file permissions for /etc/shadow file in Linux. and What is meant by open files in linux.Any body please help me.Thanks in advance. (2 Replies)
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hi everybody i 'm beginner in solaris and by mistake i removed shadow file any one can help me to restore it from passwd file (4 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
In shadow file
3rd Field 10063 indicates the number of days (since January 1, 1970) since the password was last changed.
I want to get the result with script the date on which the password was last changed in YYYY-MM-DD format.
can... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: pinnacle
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I see conflicting definitions for the shadow file. For Solaris, what are the fields please? Thanks. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: DavidS
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Does anyone know what "!!" represents in the password field of the /etc/shadow file? :confused: (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: avcert1998
my etc/shadow file showing *LK* for a particular user.. can u tell me under which circumstances a user is locked (5 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
what does 'x' in the encrypted password field in /etc/shaodw file represent? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jbashir
Could someone Pls let me know how to define a shadow file, i.e what do each of the following stand for:
What would the column headings be?
Thnaks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: narik007
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
What is a shadow file,How it be usefull.For my project i have to keep the password in shawdow file also i am doing in php how can i do it.
Thanks in advance,
ArunKumar (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: arunkumar_mca