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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
did a big mistake, changing root entry of /etc/passwd to
root:x:0:0:root:/root:/usr/bin/tmux split-window -v \; attach
as expected, now I can't login as root anymore. sudo ed /etc/passwd etc. doesn't work.
Use code tags to increase readability and follow the rules. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dodona
I had installed sudo in HP UX 11.3 and it is working fine but not able to make entry required to set permission similar to ROOT without using password (PASSWD) change option for define user in /etc/sudoers file
Please help if some know the syntex? :confused::wall: (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: deviltech
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
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
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I could not find an entry for my linux user account in /etc/passwd file. I can remember some time back one of my SA showed the entry line using some other command. Can someone please help me on this to view the details of my linux user account? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: apsprabhu
I am using the standard vixie-cron am seeing the following my logs : crond: (username) ORPHAN (no passwd entry) Ordinarily this is a simple matter, there is no corresponding user, but I am using central authentication and the username does exist and is usable via the standard nsswitch mechanism, so... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: humbletech99
Hi i try to use the function putpwent to write a simple
entry in "/etc/passwd" putpwnet returns 0 as it works but
notething writes to /etc/passwd. What have i missed?
root@nighter-laptop:/home/nighter/labb# uname -a
Linux nighter-laptop 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Sun Oct 14... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: nighter
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
given an input file containing fields seperated by "," how do I retrieve information of these fields, do some work on them, then create a new input to the etc/passwd file?
someone told me to look at the "sed" command but I still cant seem to get over this problem. I want to work on the data so... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: sleepster