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Old 02-25-2006, 10:16 AM   #1
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Shadow 'last change' field

What is the format of the last change field in the shadow file? For example, how does 13174 translate into number of days? Thanks guys.
Old 02-25-2006, 11:45 AM   #2
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Have you looked in the manual pages, for example "man shadow"?

The reference date is January 1st, 1970.


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