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Old 03-26-2002, 01:31 AM   #1
filezbyme
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Multiple User accounts


I am going to install front page extensions on a linux router. The router software is called clarkconnect. It is running redhat 7.2 as the base system, and I wish to back up the user accounts that I have created over the past 6 months. Is there a way to back up all the passwords that are set for just the users in /home so I dont have to track everyone down and reset all their passwords? There is a total of 21 user accounts, and if there is a file that holds the password info, how would I restore it if I hose the router?
 
Old 03-26-2002, 05:14 AM   #2
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Backup /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow. And maybe users' home directories, but it's not neccessary/
 
Old 03-26-2002, 08:18 AM   #3
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Thanks a bunch.
 
  


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