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Old 11-04-2008, 03:51 PM   #1
dolceinter1
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convert user passwords using pwconv


I'm new at Unix, I want to convert user passwords and group passwords in the shadow suite using pwconv and pwunconv.

I'm basically stuck, if possible please help...
 
Old 11-04-2008, 03:54 PM   #2
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Please do not double-post.

At which point are you stuck?
 
Old 11-04-2008, 04:47 PM   #3
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I don't actually know how to start. I'm new to unix...
 
Old 11-04-2008, 04:52 PM   #4
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In this case reading a man page would be a good place to start. Open terminal and do:

man pwconv

Having said that, what is it exactly you are trying to achieve with pwconv? -modern distros already use shadow anyway.
 
  


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