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I'm trying to recover my /etc/passwd file, but I can't make it work. Im doing the following:
1. Booting from cd-rom:
2. Mounting hard disk drive
3. Copying my passwd and shadow files to /a/etc/
4. Unmounting Hard disk:
6. Stopping my OS from booting ( by pressing... (11 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
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Not an unix expert, I read a few pages on the web about passwd files, but I didn't find the answers I need about the last 8 lines of the passwd file I'm taking a look at.
I'm assuming their shortcuts to another file that may have the actual usernames of users on the system.
Please, any help... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: fusion31
Can anyone post the default /etc/passwd file for AIX?
I would like to compare with an existing machine of mine and want to identify what are the default users that are created when the O/S is installed.
In other words I would like to see the system users in AIX. Not the ones created... (1 Reply)
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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 have one requirment..
I have written a script and it asks a registry passwd while performing some clearcase command. Now we are giving it manually. It's for one time run. We want to perform this for multiple times on multiple files throguh for loop.. means we need to pass the same... (3 Replies)
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Hi friends, i need a favour from u all i made a small change in home pc it is INTEL i had change /etc/passwd i just change the shell for the root instead of sh i kept bash and i had taken back up of the file /etc/passwd. now the problem is i am not able to log in as a root i got a error NO Shell... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: kurva
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i am using apache2.0, and i used this command to create username/passwd:
./htpasswd -b passwd.file username password
is it away to translate password back to plaintext ?
for example, passwd.file contains:
i want to translate back to:
username:password (1 Reply)
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As all of us know that in /etc/passwd file the first field correspond to username
could any one tell me what is bin , damoen etc in the first field, and r they in
user field , what is nologin in the last column ?
root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: useless79
Does anyone anyone know what the last line of a unix user passwd file signifes?
Mine shows "+:::::"
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