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Old 05-05-2010, 01:06 AM   #1
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user details are stored in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.apart from this any other files are contains user details . please advise me.
 
Old 05-05-2010, 01:38 AM   #2
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There are other files like /etc/group, /etc/skel which does contain few more info.
 
Old 05-05-2010, 09:54 PM   #3
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Hai Friends

user details are stored in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.apart from this any other files are contains user details . please advise me.
These are the important files

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- /etc/passwd
- /etc/passwd-  (Backup File of /etc/passwd)
- /etc/shadow
- /etc/shadow-  (Backup File of /etc/shadow)
- /etc/group     (To know the group of any user)
 
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Note that if you run NIS or LDAP authentication, then user details will also be on the auth server.
 
  


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