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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I wanna see the content of the file /etc/shadow..
But i don't have the permission and also the root permission. Still is it possible to view it??? Any tricks?? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Adhi
2. 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
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need all of you to clarify about file permission and SUID, SGID as below:
$ ls -la /etc/passwd
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 1914 2011-04-15 11:22 /etc/passwd
# I've changed permission of this file
$ ls -la /etc/shadow
-r--r----- 1 root shadow 1397 2011-08-01 15:53... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: all4cfa
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I notice there are '*'s and '!!'s in my /etc/shadow file.
And I know these are for preventing login. But what are the differences among '*', '!' and '!!' ?
...... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: vistastar
5. 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
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
In /etc/shadow ..we have all the user entries ..?
Like when ever an user is created a corresponding entry is created in /etc/shadow...? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rachna
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am new to shell programming and trying to write a command that would show the etc/shadow file but without the hashes. So, something like this:
root: <HASH PASSWORD FOUND BUT OBFUSCATED>
If there is a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hellomms
8. 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)
Discussion started by: vikashtulsiyan
I'm writing a 'C' program on various systems (HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, NCR) which needs to interact with a user's password. Some of my systems are using the shadow password and some are not. It is possible for some of my systems to have /etc/shadow, even though the box is not using the file (I know,... (4 Replies)
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