shadow password

Rich Rudnick nickrud at citlink.net
Mon Nov 13 15:30:21 PST 2000


On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 04:02:40PM -0500, Duraid wrote:
> Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> 
> > This is not shadowed. If it is shadowed it says
> > root:x:0:0:root....etc
> >
> > and you do have an /etc/shadow when you use shadow...
> >
> > Dennis
> >
> > Duraid wrote:
> >
> > > how do i know if my password is being shadowed? i don't have
> > > /etc/shadow? how does shadow work anyway?
> > >
> > > LFS: ~$ cat /etc/passwd
> > > root:y7tTETzUlOunw:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
> > >
> > > Duraid
> 
> so how do i shadow it?
> 
> Duraid
> 

from man pwconv:

 pwconv creates shadow from passwd and an optionally exist-
 ing  shadow. 

I added shadowing late, and pwconv did all kinds of nice things
for me.


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Rich Rudnick

nickrud at citlink.net

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