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Old 08-14-2010, 04:36 AM   #1
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What should the permission setting for the /etc/shadow file be?

If you can give me the answer in both Octal digit(0-7) and text (-rwx) that would be good.
Old 08-14-2010, 04:47 AM   #2
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if you want to know permission

run ls -l /etc/shadown

in redhat distro
owner -> read
group -> no per.
other -> no perm.
in debian
owner -> read,write
group -> read
other -> no perm.
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Old 08-14-2010, 07:53 AM   #3
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Sounds like a home work question. Google it.

Or install a distro and do ls -l /etc/shadow from a terminal.
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