We have an automated sync-routine that uses useradd to create new users on a Ubuntu 10.04 machine. The application launching the routine provided both username and CRYPT-encrypted password. However, ...
Are formats of files /etc/shadow and /etc/passwd same on all unix and unix-like systems same or are there significant differences? I mean syntax of files, not file location or name
The file /etc/shadow has a couple date fields that are expressed as the number of days since Jan 1, 1970. Is there an easy way using to get a list of users and the calendar date of the last password ...