I created a new user using useradd utility and then modified the user to add password to it. I am unable to understand what does "Alternate authentication scheme in use." mean. Also how to update the user so that it updates to
Password set, SHA512 crypt. status.
Also while doing this I saw that password in
/etc/shadow is not encrypted. Did I miss anything while adding password? Shouldn't this be implicit action by the system?
passwd -S user
user LK 2016-12-24 0 99999 7 -1 (Password locked.)
usermod -p "Password"
user PS 2016-12-24 0 99999 7 -1 (Alternate authentication scheme in use.)