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Re: pwconvert?



The pwconv command creates the file /etc/shadow and changes all passwords to
'x' in the /etc/passwd file.



On 9/5/07, Walters, Mark <Mark Walters mckesson com> wrote:
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> Hi everyone,
> I have a linux box running RHE 4.  When doing a pwconvert with the
> passwd file, the shadow file comes out all mixed up and
> wrong.  Has anyone experienced any troubles with pwconvert?  Many thanks
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> in advance.
> Paula
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> You might try running  # pwck on it to check the /etc/passwd file
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> (# man pwck for more info)
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> Mark Walters  HPCSA,RHCE
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