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Old 09-15-2004, 03:57 AM   #1
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python pam authentication

hi guys..........................
i am doing a project in python in which i have to crosscheck the entered password with the /etc/shadow file (actually a copy of it)...what module do i use ?
what kind o f ecryption does the shadow file use
is it 'md5 with salt' ?
any help will be appreciated


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