shadow passwords

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 2 08:57:37 PDT 2000


On Sun, 01 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> 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.

This will be added to 2.5.1 (not sure if i mentioned that before)

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