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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
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i want to extract from /etc/passwd file,the user and user info fileds, to a another file.I've tried this:
cut -d ':' -f1 ':' -f6 < file
but cut can be used to extract olny one field and not two.
maybe with awk is this possible? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: strawhatluffy
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
The script must ask the user to enter the user name and check whether the user exists in /etc/passwd (you must allow the partial usernames also). If the username exists, display the details as:
List of users
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Discussion started by: nobletechnology
I'm having a problem here and I was wondering if anyone could help me? I'm putting together a password script. First off, I don't have root access. I have sudo access. Lets say the User ID is Trevor1, the password is H!rry23! and the server name is Linux1234
This is how the script begins
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Discussion started by: wdog17
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. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm working on formatting some attendance data to meet a vendors requirements to upload to their system. With some help on the forums here, I have the data close. But they've since changed what they want.
The vendor wants me to submit three fields to them. Field 1 is the studentid field,... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: axo959
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have more that 300 servers that I need to updated the comments field on /etc/passwd for users that have a blank comments fields. The users have accounts on different servers. I have created a list of these users on a text file called update_passwd.txt.
I need a script that will... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Linux Duke
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Helo I m using PAM module on linux system
I have one strange problem.
I have create user and assigned group using my own function.
I m giving more than 8 character password.
Now when I enter upto 8 character then also it will accept.
In short It validate only first 8 character. can U tell... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: amitpansuria
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
i would like to extract the just name field from /etc/passwd file, and nothing else. ie grep pauline, and Pauline Fowler comes back.
paul mc (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mopimp
i'm trying to get a samba server up and running.
however, there is no argument in OpenBSD's "passwd" command that i know of that will allow the following:
-l This option is used to lock the specified account
and it is available to root only. The locking is
performed by... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: xyyz