I have a Linux system with several users. I don't know their passwords, nor do I want to know them. I have to do a batch copy of some of their directories over SSH, with their account and password. ...
After set the Account Expire parameter on /etc/shadow (field #7) to 90 days,I need to know where to look around if an user account is locked down or not after those amount of days. Right now, the ...
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 ...