[lfs-support] Why system accounts bin, nobody not in locked status?
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 08:53:34 PDT 2012
> When I try to login my lfs with user name sshd. I found this message
> in /var/log/auth.log .
> Aug 13 15:05:10 lfs_xxx sshd: User sshd not allowed because
> account is locked
> But when I use bin and nobody, I didn't get this message. And there
> are some different in /etc/shadow .
Yes, it's normal. ! says the account is locked. x says the account
password has not been set. Note that you have a null password for root.
I sometimes do that, but not for very long.
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