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Old 05-22-2002, 05:40 AM   #1
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Question Tacacs and etc/shadow


I have some cisco switchs, I use Tacacs+ for authetification with static password, now, I would like to use the file /etc/shadow to configure dynamic password users.

Where can I find some informations to do that.

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Old 03-28-2003, 04:17 AM   #2
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If you are using tac_plus from under linux then do the following:

Edit tac_plus.h and look for the following:

/* Define this if you have shadow passwords in /etc/passwd and
* /etc/shadow. Note that you usually need to be root to read
* /etc/shadow */
/* #define SHADOW_PASSWORDS */

Change the

/* #define SHADOW_PASSWORDS */

to just


Recompile tac_plus.

Add the line "default authentication = file /etc/passwd" into the tac_plus configuration file.



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