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Re: [OFFTOPIC] passwd-ng



In article <20030926122953.GR16087@khan.acc.umu.se> david@southpole.se writes:
>On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 09:52:22AM -0700, Blars Blarson wrote:
>> readable output
>> 	 lsuser has a glop of output that it is difficult to find
>> 	 anything in.
>
>You can specify what attributes you want to show via --attr.

When you remember the attribute name.  The default should be easily
readable.  There should also be a way for a program or shell script to
get the information easily.

>> 	things being updated by login should be in a database.
>
>Care to provide examples?

Last login date/time and location, failed login date/time and
location.  This should be able to be updated without one user's update
locking out another login.  Aix's /etc/security is an exmple of how
not to do it.  It should be possible to make /etc/passwd and
/etc/shadow immutable or stored on read-only media.



-- 
Blars Blarson			blarson@blars.org
				http://www.blars.org/blars.html
With Microsoft, failure is not an option.  It is a standard feature.



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