shadow passwords

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Sun Oct 1 17:37:14 PDT 2000


Yo,

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 09:04:27AM +0800, ivan wrote:
> the problem seems to be with /usr/sbin/pwconv - this programme according to
> the documentation in the how-to is supposed to create 2 files: /etc/npasswd
> and /etc/nshadow but this doesn't happen !

it doesn't create those files, it should however create
/etc/shadow if this file is there (and your /etc/passwd has a an 'x'
in the password field) everything should be working good.

The docs really do need updating.

-
Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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